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Business Clusters

An International Perspective, 1st Edition

By Martin Perry


256 pages

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Clusters of specialized businesses are being promoted around the world, aided by high-profile examples such as Silicon Valley.

Using evidence from high- and low-income economies, as well as detailed case studies that show the special conditions behind successful clusters, this book provides a new vantage point on this high-interest topic, making it ideal for students of business location, policy-makers and managers seeking a real-world understanding of clustering.

Table of Contents

1. Business Advantage in Clusters

2. A History of Clusters

3. Location Theory and Clusters

4. Counting Clusters

5. New Economic Geography

6. Cluster Successes

7. Clusters in Developing Countries

8. Promoting Clusters

9. Clusters Lasts Stand

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