Economic Geography I - Knowledge Production Networks & Global Value Chains

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/3/2019
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Diplomat Room, Omni, West
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
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 ‘EVOLUTION, RENEWAL, DEVELOPMENT & POLICY’. 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 Yuen Tung CHAN*, Hong Kong Baptist University, Chun YANG, Hong Kong Baptist University, Settling Down in Industrial Zones in Northern Vietnam: Production Network Reconfiguration of Electronics Industry in Southeast Asia 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Jacen Tan*, National University Of Singapore, Beyond the Pipe - Digitalization and the Changing Configuration of Telecommunications Production Networks 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Kerstin Schaefer*, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Global knowledge flows and active knowledge absorption of latecomer MNEs 20 8:40 AM
Presenter Claudia De Fuentes*, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, Jahan Ara Peerally, HEC Montreal, Jason Rhinelander, Saint Mary's University, Building knowledge from engaging in backward and forward Global Value Chains 20 9:00 AM
Presenter Peter Dannenberg*, , The political development of globally integrated growth corridors – Strategies and regional implications on the example the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) 20 9:20 AM

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