C12.08 Dynamics of Economic Spaces

Session: Complex Relations between Proximity, Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation and Development 1

Chairpersons: Grzegorz Micek

Shortcomings in understanding proximity and its role in local development          

Grzegorz Micek, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University in Krakow


Knowledge, visions and interpretations: Global firms, local labour and regional change

Martina Fuchs, Economic Geography – WiSo Faculty, Economic Geography, University of Cologne


Learning and plant performance: On the effects of internal family networks          

Evans Adjei, Rikard Eriksson, Urban Lindgren, Department of Geography and Economic History, Umea University


Measuring geographic proximity in an urban context         

Dominique Badariotti, Strasbourg University


Urban-rural immigrants and entrepreneurship in industrial clusters: A case study of China

Huasheng Zhu, School of Geography, Beijing Normal University