Contextualising Regional Innovation Systems in a Globalising Learning Economy: On Knowledge Bases and Institutional Frameworks
Bjørn Asheim and
Lars Coenen ()
The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2006, vol. 31, issue 1, pages 163-173
In order to advance the understanding of which types of regional innovation system represent effective innovation support for what kinds of industry in different regions analyses must be contextualized by reference to the actual knowledge base of various industries as well as to the regional and national institutional framework, which strongly shape the innovation processes of firms. Of special importance is the linkage between the larger institutional frameworks of the national innovation and business systems, and the character of regional innovation systems. In making the arguments about a general correspondence between the macro-institutional characteristics of the economy and the dominant form and character of its regional innovation systems a link is provided to the literature on ‘varieties of capitalism’ and national business systems. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006
Keywords: Regional innovation systems; knowledge bases; institutional frameworks; O18; O31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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