Interactive Learning for Innovation: A Key Driver within Clusters and Innovation Systems

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorMario Davide Parrilli, Björn Terje Asheim

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This volume highlights the importance of interactive, practice-based learning as a means to promote more thorough innovation dynamics in regional and national economies. Successful experiences in Scandanavia and southern European countries are examined, with insightful policy lessons extracted from each case.

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This volume highlights the importance of interactive, practice-based learning as a means to promote more thorough innovation dynamics in regional and national economies. Successful experiences in Scandanavia and southern European countries are examined, with insightful policy lessons extracted from each case.

MARIO DAVIDE PARRILLI is Associate Professor in Economics andDirector of PhD in Economics and Business Studies at theUniversity of Deusto, Bilbao and San Sebastian, Spain,and Senior Research Fellow at the Basque Institute of Competitiveness, San Sebastian.He has been working on small and medium-sized enterprise development for many ye...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.69 × 5.69 × 1.01 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230298761

ISBN - 13:9780230298767

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: THEORETICAL INSIGHTS FROM THE LITERATURE ON STI AND DUI
Innovation and Competence Building in the Learnign Economy: Implications for Innovation Policy; B.Lundvall& E.Lorenz
Labour Market Institutions, Skills, and Innovation Style: a Critique of the Varieties of Capitalism perspective; E.Lorenz
Organization and Innovation: The Topic of Creative Cities; B.Johnson
The Knowledge Economy, Spillovers, Proximity and Specialisation; P.Cooke
PART II: CLUSTERS, FIRMS AND INNOVATION SYSTEMS
Combined and Complex Mode of Innovation in Regional Cluster Development: Analysis of the light-weight Material Cluster in Raufoss, Norway; A.Isaksen& J.Karlsen
Facilitating Cluster Evolution in Peripheral Regions: the Role of Clusterpreneurs; J.Christensen& D.Stoerring
Social Capital, Knowledge and Competitiveness: the case of the Basque Paper Cluster and the Electronics and ICT Cluster; J.Valdaliso, M.Aranguren, A.Elola& S.López
Firm Heterogeneity and Trajectories of Learning: Applications and Relevant Policy Implications; M.Aranguren, M.Larrea& M.Parrilli
Innovation Capabilities and Learning as Arguments to Support R&D in Enterprises: Virtuous and Vicious Cycles; J.Hejis
Typologies of Innovation Based on Statistical Analysis for European and Spanish Regions; M.Navarro& J.Gibaja
Academia and Public Policy: Towards the Co-generation of Kowledge and Learning Processes; M.Aranguren, M.Larrea& J.Wilson