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.
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