Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization

Written By Slavo Radosevic
Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0128041595
  • Pages : 394 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization written by Slavo Radosevic which was release on 17 August 2017, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Regional growth in the European Union hinges to a large extent on smart specialization, a new and exciting theme in economic innovation studies. Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization illuminates problems that have stifled the implementation of smart specialization policies, such as unique regional constraints and the inter-dependent demands of economic growth and commercial development. Forward-looking and pragmatic, it provides guidance for developing smart specialization strategies both to those involved in European affairs and others grappling with regional innovation and economic development worldwide. Emphasizes specific contexts for smart specialization, its international approach and institutional preconditions Examines comparable initiatives worldwide Explains how to implement smart specialization policies given different development levels of regions and countries

Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization

Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization
  • Author : Slavo Radosevic,Adrian Curaj,Radu Gheorghiu,Liviu Andreescu,Imogen Wade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-17
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : Regional growth in the European Union hinges to a large extent on smart specialization, a new and exciting theme in economic innovation studies. Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization illuminates problems that have stifled the implementation of smart specialization policies, such as unique regional constraints and the ...

Partnerships for Regional Innovation and Development

Partnerships for Regional Innovation and Development
  • Author : Marta Gancarczyk,Anna Ujwary-Gil,Manuel González-López
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-08-06
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : This monograph presents the experience in the implementation of smart specialization strategies (S3) from multilevel policy governance, as well as from the bottom-up perspectives of firms, clusters, and networks in selected European countries. The presented research focuses on relevance and feasibility of the S3 adoption, emphasizing the importance of linking ...

The Routledge International Handbook of European Social Transformations

The Routledge International Handbook of European Social Transformations
  • Author : Peeter Vihalemm,Anu Masso,Signe Opermann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-22
  • Total pages : 322
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : This book focuses on social transformations as one of the central topics in the social sciences. The study of European social transformations is very valuable in the context of universal discussions within social sciences: explaining invariable, universal attributes of societies and examining changing attributes. The book consists of 20 chapters on ...

The Entrepreneurial Discovery Process and Regional Development

The Entrepreneurial Discovery Process and Regional Development
  • Author : Åge Mariussen,Seija Virkkala,Håkon Finne,Tone Merethe Aasen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-20
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : There is a broad and long-standing debate on possible solutions to the regional vulnerabilities of globalisation. In 2014, the European Commission began implementing Smart Specialisation Strategy, a place-based strategy of growth, regional transformation and new industrial policy with collective entrepreneurial discovery processes (EDP) at its core. This volume approaches the mystery ...

Universities and Regional Economic Development

Universities and Regional Economic Development
  • Author : Paul Benneworth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-15
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway, Finland, the Czech Republic, Estonia and the Dutch-German border region, ...

Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Innovations

Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Innovations
  • Author : Maribel Guerrero,David Urbano
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : Evidence suggests that economies with technology transfer initiatives provide a better supply of high-quality jobs and tend to be characterized by entrepreneurs with higher innovation contributions. This book explores the effectiveness of technology transfer policies and legislation on entrepreneurial innovation in a non-US context. It analyses the theoretical, empirical and ...

Strategic Approaches to Regional Development

Strategic Approaches to Regional Development
  • Author : Iryna Kristensen,Alexandre Dubois,Jukka Teräs
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : The existence and persistence of regional disparities between European regions require context-tailored policies to promote structural change. This book explores the congruence between place-based development and regional competitiveness in the EU context. Drawing on a range of social science disciplines, this book unpicks the complexity of regional transformation processes, aiming ...

Innovation and Modernisation in Contemporary Russia

Innovation and Modernisation in Contemporary Russia
  • Author : Imogen Sophie Kristin Wade
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2022-07-29
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : This book examines how technological modernisation and innovation policies have been implemented in Russia from the Soviet era to the present day. It discusses how since about 2000 the Russian state has attempted to address the country’s excessive dependence on natural resources by implementing an ambitious programme of economic modernisation, ...

Creating Social Value Through Social Entrepreneurship

Creating Social Value Through Social Entrepreneurship
  • Author : F?nd?kl?, Mine Afacan,Acar Erdur, Duygu
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-12-04
  • Total pages : 369
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : With today’s current problems, including forced migrations, inadequate education and healthcare systems, environmental threats, economic crises, poverty, etc., it has become evident that systemic social change is needed. Unfortunately, creating, maintaining, and fostering sustainable social value is not easy. In this respect, social entrepreneurs can act as change agents ...

Rethinking Clusters

Rethinking Clusters
  • Author : Luciana Lazzeretti,Francesco Capone,Annalisa Caloffi,Silvia Rita Sedita
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-13
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : Research on the topic of clusters and industrial districts is very extensive. However, most of it has focused more on understanding the past than on trying to map out the future. The aim of this book is to fill this gap by identifying and discussing the main research topics that ...

Regions and Innovation Policies in Europe

Regions and Innovation Policies in Europe
  • Author : Manuel González-López,Bjørn T. Asheim
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-04-24
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : Offering a novel contribution within the growing field of regional innovation policies, this book combines recent theoretical developments and empirical contributions, with a particular focus on non-core regions. Leading academics in the field discuss the topics of regional path transformation, place-based strategies and policy learning. Also included are sections on ...

A New Arab Social Contract

A New Arab Social Contract
  • Author : Maximilian Benner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-27
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : This monograph offers a unique conceptual bridge between economic geography and Middle Eastern political economy. Arab economies are confronted with enormous structural difficulties such as high rates of youth unemployment in a challenging demographic context, exacerbated by intense spatial disparities. These structural problems demonstrate the breakdown of the "Arab social ...

Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories

Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories
  • Author : Roberta Capello,Peter Nijkamp
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 688
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : Regional economics – an established discipline for several decades – has undergone a period of rapid change in the last ten years resulting in the emergence of several new perspectives. At the same time the methodology of regional economics has also experienced some surprising developments. This fully revised and updated Handbook brings ...

Smart Cities in the Post algorithmic Era

Smart Cities in the Post algorithmic Era
  • Author : Nicos Komninos,Christina Kakderi
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-27
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : Examining the changing nature of cities in the face of smart technology, this book studies key new challenges and capabilities defined by the Internet of Things, data science, blockchain and artificial intelligence. It argues that using algorithmic logic alone for automation and optimisation in modern smart cities is not sufficient, ...

EU Regional and Urban Policy

EU Regional and Urban Policy
  • Author : Valeria Fedeli,Camilla Lenzi,Paola Briata,Luisa Pedrazzini
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-07
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 0128041595
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Summary : The book critically reflects on some of the most important novelties and experimentations in the context of the European Union’s renewed urban and regional policy in the last programming period, 2014-2020. In particular, it examines four main innovations characterizing this period, which emerged as a result of the deep ...