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Business Clusters

An International Perspective, 1st Edition

By Martin Perry

Routledge

256 pages

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Description

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General