Coffee Break with Researchers – Jing Xiao: Industrial Diversification and The Role of Relatedness

Xiao J., Boschma R. & Andersson M. (2018) Industrial Diversification in Europe: The Differentiated Role of Relatedness. Economic Geography, 94(5), 514-549. There is increasing interest in the drivers of industrial diversification, and how these depend on economic and industry structures. This article contributes to this line of inquiry by analyzing the role of industry relatedness […]

Coffee Break with Researchers – Cristina Chaminade: Do Regions Make a Difference?

Access to global innovation networks (GINs) has been unequal across the regions of the world. While certain regions are considered knowledge hubs in GINs, others still remain marginalized; this points to the role of regional innovation systems (RISs) in the emergence and development of GINs.