Economic Geography of Higher Education

Knowledge, Infrastructure and Learning Regions

By Frans Boekema, Roel Rutten

© 2003 – Routledge

272 pages

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Paperback: 9781138810730
pub: 2014-06-23
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About the Book

This exhaustive study from an experienced and respected set of editors and authors looks at the impact that universities have on their surroundings, with particular reference to regional development. With contributions from such leading scholars as Peter Maskell and Gunnar Törnqvist, this book will be of great interest to students and academics involved in regional economics, economic geography and innovation studies.


'A book I would recommend for the relevance of its ideas and approaches, the richness of its case studies and the theorization of HEIs in regional development.' - Innovations in Education and Teaching International

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

How do firms work? What networks are involved in driving organizations forward? This series presents titles which look at the dynamics of organizations and the particular effects of different types of business networks. It covers topics such as:

  • Industrial networks
  • Transaction cost economics
  • Organization theory
  • Change and information
  • New theories of the firm.

It considers both the economic, cultural and environmental factors that govern the success and failure of business networks and organizations.

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