Economic Geography III - Knowledge Production, Trade, Collaborations, Occupational Dynamics and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 12:40 PM / 2:20 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Regent, Marriott, River Tower Elevators, 4th Floor
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
Chairs: Silvia Rocchetta


Special Sessions co-organized with the Regional Studies Association (

The series of "Economic Geography" special sessions features theoretical and empirical research papers under the heading ‘MULTI-SCALAR & MULTI-DIMENSIONAL ASPECTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT’. The various sessions highlight such topics, including innovation space, networks, policy, economic development, knowledge creation, relatedness, specialization, institutions, trade, resilience, and regional growth, amongst others.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Bogang Jun*, MIT, Aamena Alshamsi, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Jian Gao, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Cesar A. Hidalgo, MIT, Relatedness, Knowledge Diffusion, and the Evolution of Bilateral Trade 20 12:40 PM
Presenter Frank Van Der Wouden*, UCLA, What mechanisms structure tie-formation among U.S. inventors: empirical evidence from U.S. patents between 1836-1975 20 1:00 PM
Presenter Melissa Haller*, University of California - Los Angeles, Uneven Technological Development: An Analysis of the Geographical Evolution of the US Optics Industry 20 1:20 PM
Presenter Mary Kaltenberg*, UNU-MERIT and The MIT Media Lab, The Collective Learning Group, Dominik Hartmann, University of Leipzig and University of Hohenheim, Cristian Jara-Figueroa, The MIT Media Lab, The Collective Learning Group, Predicting regional occupational dynamics (in large developing countries): The case of Brazil 20 1:40 PM
Presenter Jarmo Nikander*, University of Turku, Päivi Oinas, University of Turku, IMPORTING THE INSTITUTIONAL FIELD OF DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP How students initiated the contemporary startup scene in Finland 20 2:00 PM

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