Economic Geography IV - Regional Diversification and Resilience, Firms, Innovation and International Business

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


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 Ron Boschma*, Utrecht University, Roberto Antonietti, University of Padova, Social capital, resilience and regional diversification in Italy 20 2:40 PM
Presenter Anna d'Ambrosio, Politecnico of Torino, Valentna Meliciani, LUISS University, Rome, Francesco Quatraro*, , The impact of cultural and sectoral diversity on regional resilience: Italian evidence 20 3:00 PM
Presenter Silvia Rocchetta*, University College Dublin, Andrea Mina, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Dieter Kogler, University College Dublin, Knowledge Space Evolution and the Adaptive Resilience of European Economies 20 3:20 PM
Presenter Silvia Rita Sedita*, University of Padova, Annalisa Caloffi, University of Padova, Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver, Universitat Politecnica Valencia, Fiorenza Belussi, University of Padova, Gregrorio Gonzalez, University of Valencia, Approaching multinationals in clusters from different perspectives: making sense of MNEs in geographic spaces 20 3:40 PM
Presenter Richard Shearmur*, McGill University, David Doloreux, HEC Montréal and KEDGE Business School, Ari van Assche, HEC Montréal, Innovation and International Business Strategy Choices in Different Regional Settings: The Case of KIBS Firms 20 4:00 PM

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