1st Edition

International Innovation Networks and Knowledge Migration The German�Turkish nexus

Edited By Andreas Pyka, Yeşim Kuştepeli, Dominik Hartmann Copyright 2017
    364 Pages
    by Routledge

    364 Pages 75 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Migration is conceived differently in Europe compared with countries like the US, Canada or Australia. International Innovation Networks and Knowledge Migration confronts traditional views on migration with modern theories of brain circulation and innovation networks, showing that migration leads to mutual benefits for both the home and host countries

    This new volume brings together several case studies and empirical in-depth analyses which are constructed from the strong migration relationship between Turkey and Germany that has existed for more than 50 years. Bringing together over 20 international contributors, this book highlights that knowledge migration and cultural diversity can strongly stimulate entrepreneurial activities, competence acquisition and economic development of countries and regions. The authors highlight the considerable scope for improvement of European migration policies in order to be better prepared to successfully process structural changes stemming from an aging society in Europe, and an increasing international division of labour.   

    This volume is suitable for those who study industrial economics, international economics and European economics. It is also of interest to those who want to delve deeper into the Turkish-German migration nexus.

    1. Introduction to International Innovation Networks and Knowledge Migration – The German-Turkish nexus (Pyka, Kustepeli, Balkır and Hartmann)

    2. Mapping the future orientation and innovativeness of economies

    3. Patterns of Future Orientation in Central and Eastern Europe (Hanusch, H., Pyka, A. and Wackermann, F.)

    4. The Economic Diversification and Innovation System of Turkey from a global comparative perspective (Hartmann, D.)

    5. International Trade Flows, Variety and Patent Applications: Evidence from Turkey-Germany External Trade (Akgüngör, S., Gülcan, Y., Kuştepeli, Y.)

    6. Culture Economy in Europe: Analysis of Selected Countries (Değer, Ç., Güçlü, M., Yağcıbaşı, Ö. F., Kumral, N.)

    7. Knowledge migration, diaspora networks and commuting entrepreneurs

    8. Migration and Innovation – A Survey (Rashidi-Kollmann, S. and Pyka, A.)

    9. Economic Effects of Migration and Cultural Diversity: A Review of Recent Evidence (Niebuhr,K.)

    10. A Reality Check to Migrant Entrepreneurs: Case of German-Turkish Entrepreneurs (Balkır, C., Hove, K.)

    11. Antecedents of Transnational Entrepreneurial Behavior: Evidence from Turkish-German Firms (Dalgıç, G., Kuckertz, A. and Bulut, C)

    12. Turkish Diaspora Networks and Innovation (Van Cour, S., Gerybadze, A. and Pyka, A.)

    13. International Transfer of Knowledge via Turkish Re-Migrants returning from Germany (Von Einem, E.)

    14. International Innovation Networks: The Germany - Turkey nexus

    15. The Comparative Technological Advantages and International Patent Network of Turkey and Germany (Hartmann, D. and Buchmann, T.)

    16. Turkish-German Innovation Networks in the European Research Landscape (Peschkov, I.


    Andreas Pyka is Full Professor at the Chair for Innovation Economics, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

    Yeşim Kuştepeli is Full Professor at the Department of Economics Faculty of Business, Chair of Economic Policy, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey.

    Dominik Hartmann is Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Chair for Innovation Economics, University of Hohenheim, Germany.