economic development

Technoligical Life Cycles Regional Clusters Facing Disruption

The trend of technological life cycles is debated to be of great value in the growth and development of regional clusters. New 'disruptive' technologies may trigger the growth of new regional industrial clusters and/or create unique opportunities for further development of existing ones. Nevertheless, they may also lead to stagnation ...

Entrepreneurship in a modern network economy

Competition is the seedbed of the entrepreneurial spirit and the driving force of modem economies. The role of the entrepreneur in economic development is very important... In this paper the literature on entrepreneurship is summarised from the perspective of geographical seedbed conditions and network constellations. We argue that urban areas offer ...