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Building Internationally Competitive Technology Regions: The Industrial-Location-Factors Approach and the Local-Technological-Milieux Approach

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Authors
Willoughby, Kelvin W.
Issue Date
2000
Publisher
서울대학교 국제학연구소
Citation
Journal of International and Area Studies, Vol.7 No.2, pp. 1-36
Abstract
In this paper I make the claim that academic business research on technological innovation and international competitiveness ought to move further in the direction of meso-level analysis, to complement the majority of research to date that has been conducted at either the micro level of analysis or the macro level of analysis. I survey meso-organizational literature from fields such as geography, urban studies and regional planning, and explore how theoretical contributions of those fields might be linked to recent insights from business research to produce strategies for building competitive technology regions. I conclude by outlining two alternative approaches, the “Local Technological Milieux” approach and the “Industrial Location Factors” approach. I suggest that high-technology industry development policies based on the Local Technological Milieux approach are more likely to be successful than policies based on the other approach.
ISSN
1226-8550
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/46097
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Graduate School of International Studies (국제대학원)Dept. of International Studies (국제학과)Journal of International and Area StudiesJournal of International and Area Studies vol.07 (2000)
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