Foundations of the Knowledge Economy

Innovation, Learning and Clusters

Edited by Knut Ingar Westeren, Nord-Trøndelag University College, Norway

This book presents new evidence concerning the influential role of context and institutions on the relations between knowledge, innovation, clusters and learning.

From a truly international perspective, the expert contributors capture the most interesting and relevant aspects of knowledge economy.

‘This book’s chapters provide a versatile collection of case studies that raise important and interesting questions. . . The book introduces novel perspectives and indicates new approaches to understanding the modern economy and the role of knowledge in the ever-changing market process. It is thought provoking and even enlightening, and provides an interesting basis for further research to support entrepreneurship and public policy.’
– Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

2012 296 pp Hardback 978 0 85793 771 1 £90.00 £100.00 $130.50 $145.00

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