Coffee Break with Researchers – Stuart Dawley: Strategic couplings in global production networks.
This article aims to unpack and analyse the institutional and political dynamics of strategic coupling from a host region perspective, adopting an actor-centred approach that focuses on regional institutions’ efforts to attract and embed lead firm investments within global production networks. We are particularly concerned with understanding the strategic agency and shifting coalitions of actors Read more.
Coffee Break with Researchers – Sam Tavassoli: The role of regional context on innovation persistency of firms.
Tavassoli S. & Karlsson C. (2018) The role of regional context on innovation persistency of firms. Papers in Regional Science, 97(4),: 931-955. The interviewee Sam Tavassoli Senior Lecturer RMIT University, Australia & CIRCLE Lund Hi, welcome to Coffee Break with Researchers. Today, I am having a coffee break with Sam Tavassoli. He is a senior Read more.
Coffee Break with Researchers – Brita Hermelin: A place-based approach to social entrepreneurship
Hermelin B. & Rusten G. (2018) A place-based approach to social entrepreneurship for social integration–Cases from Norway and Sweden. Local Economy, 33(4), 367-383. Social innovation has gained an important position in policy agendas at the international, national, and local levels. The article investigates two empirical cases of local social entrepreneurship initiatives in two comparable small Read more.
Coffee Break with Researchers – Bjørn Asheim: Unrelated Knowledge Combinations
Grillitsch M., Asheim B. & Trippl M. (2018) Unrelated knowledge combinations: the unexplored potential for regional industrial path development. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 11(2), 257-274. The article engages in a critical discussion of the related variety/regional branching argument and foregrounds a more differentiated perspective on regional industrial path development. It contributes by Read more.
Coffee Break with Researchers – Cristina Chaminade: Path Renewal and Creation in Regional Innovation
Chaminade C., Bellandi M., Plechero M. & Santini E. (2019) Understanding processes of path renewal and creation in thick specialized regional innovation systems. Evidence from two textile districts in Italy and Sweden. European Planning Studies, 1-17. Abstract: The type of regional innovation system (RIS) strongly affects possibilities of paths of industrial transformation. This paper argues Read more.
Coffee Break with Researchers – Markus Grillitsch: Innovation in peripheral regions
Grillitsch M. & Nilsson M. (2015) Innovation in peripheral regions: Do collaborations compensate for a lack of local knowledge spillovers? The Annals of Regional Science 54(1), 299-321. It is widely accepted that firms in peripheral regions benefit to a lesser extent from local knowledge spillovers than firms located in agglomerations or industrial clusters. This paper investigates Read more.