Economic Geography VII - Emerging Industries, Path Creation, Entrepreneurial Experimentation, Inequality and Polarization

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 11:40 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Regent, Marriott, River Tower Elevators, 4th Floor
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Ron Boschma
Chairs: Peter Kedron


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 Jennifer Clark*, Georgia Institute of Technology, Supraja Sudharsan, Georgia Institute of Technology, An Emerging Economic Geography of the Industrial Data Industry 20 10:00 AM
Presenter Jack Harris*, , Path creation in the London and Singapore Digital technology clusters 20 10:20 AM
Presenter Jerry Patchell*, Divisions of Social Science, Environment and Sustainability, Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clouds in place: an environmental economic geography of data centers 20 10:40 AM
Presenter Helen Lawton Smith*, Birkbeck University of London, Asa Lindholm Dahlstrand, Circle, Lund University, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Department of Geography, SUNY Buffalo, Laurel Edmunds, Medical Sciences Division, Oxford University, Understanding the role of the local in technological innovation systems: Research-based firms and regional development in Sweden and the UK 20 11:00 AM
Presenter Yehua Dennis Wei*, University of Utah, Regional Inequality and Polarization in Provincial China 20 11:20 AM

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