The Flowchart Approach to Industrial Cluster Policy

Hardcover | February 15, 2008

EditorAkifumi Kuchiki

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This book provides a theoretical framework to explain the formation and growth of economic agglomerations and industrial clusters from the viewpoint of spatial economics, and goes on to present current examples of clustering and policy in different economies, through the case studies such as the automobile cluster in China; the technopolis in Austin, Texas; the automobile clusters in India; Japan's industrial cluster policy; the industrial cluster in the Greater Bangkok, Thailand; and the electronics cluster in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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This book provides a theoretical framework to explain the formation and growth of economic agglomerations and industrial clusters from the viewpoint of spatial economics, and goes on to present current examples of clustering and policy in different economies, through the case studies such as the automobile cluster in China; the technop...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.81 inPublished:February 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230553613

ISBN - 13:9780230553613

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Formation and Growth of Economic Agglomerations and Industrial Clusters: A Theoretical Framework from the Viewpoint of Spatial Economics * The Flowchart Approach to Industrial Cluster Policy: Guangzhou's Automobile Industry Cluster * Industrial Clusters in the Austin Area: The Austin Technopolis Case Study: * Industrial Clusters in India: Evidence From Automobile Clusters in Chennai and the National Capital Region * The Process and Factors of Industrial Cluster Formation: A Flowchart Approach to Industrial Cluster Policy in Japan * An Empirical Examination of the Flowchart Approach to Industrial Clustering: Case Study of Greater Bangkok, Thailand * The Evolution of the High-Tech Electronics Cluster in Guadalajara, Mexico * Conclusion * Appendix: Theory of a Flowchart Approach to Industrial Cluster Policy