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What's left of the New Economy? This book examines the remains of this well-hyped concept and finds that despite all the mistaken ideas and sexing-up, the technological changes of the 1990s still have important effects today.
Part 1: Macro Economics of Innovation 1. Spaces of Innovation, Introductory Remarks on the Comparative Politocal Economy of the New Economy 2. The New Economy in a Growth Crisis 3. Innovations, Economic Growth and Productivity in the New Economy Part 2: Institutional Matrixes 4. Is there an Institutional Base of the New Economy? 5. Europe in the Innovation Race 6. Innovation and Social Security. An International Comparison 7. Transnationalisation of European Governance in the Information Age: The Role of Policy Networks Part 3: Spaces of Innovation 8. Urban Governance, Interspatial Comptition and the Political Geographies of the New Economy: Reflections on the Western European Case 9. Do Regional Systems of Innovation Matter? 10. Internet-based Electronic Business: A Sociology of Discontinuities and Failures of New Companies in the Fields of Entertainment and Technology in California 11. The New Economy Assets of the Berlin Metropolitan Region: Development Chances and Threats