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Building high-tech clusters : Silicon Valley and beyond

Author: Timothy F Bresnahan; Alfonso Gambardella
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how clusters of industrial and technological innovation such as Silicon Valley get started.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy F Bresnahan; Alfonso Gambardella
ISBN: 0521827221 9780521827225
OCLC Number: 663396135
Description: x, 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; List of contributors; 1. Introduction Timothy Bresnahan and Alfonso Gambardella; 2. Learning the Silicon Valley way Gordon Moore and Kevin Davis; 3. Israel's Silicon Wadi: the forces behind cluster formation Catherine de Fontenay and Erran Carmel; 4. In the footsteps of Silicon Valley? Indian and Irish software in the international division of labor Ashish Arora, Alfonso Gambardella and Salvatore Torrisi; 5. Agglomeration and growth: a study of the Cambridge hi-tech cluster Suma Athreye; 6. Clusters, competition, and 'global players' in ICT markets: the case of Scandinavia John E. Richards; 7. Taiwan's Hsinchu region: imitator and partner for Silicon Valley AnnaLee Saxenian; 8. The role of government in regional technology development: the effects of public venture capital and science parks Scott Wallsten; 9. Imitating Silicon Valley: regional comparisons of innovation activity based on venture capital flows Michael Horvath; 10. Old economy inputs for new-economy outcomes: what have we learned? Timothy Bresnahan and Alfonso Gambardella; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy Bresnahan, Alfonso Gambardella.
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Review of the hardback: 'By covering a wide range of cases around the world they can make meaningful comparisons and contrasts ... a collection of essays with a clear purpose and in a coherent manner Read more...

 
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