Economic Geography III - Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Institutions & Regional Economic Development

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/3/2019
Start / End Time: 12:40 PM / 2:20 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Diplomat Room, Omni, West
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
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 ‘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 Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen*, SUNY-Buffalo, Helen Lawton Smith*, Birkbeck University of London, Laurel Edmunds, Medical Sciences Divisions, Oxford University, Entrepreneurial variety in Oxfordshire: theoretical and policy challenges 20 12:40 PM
Presenter Qiantao Zhang*, University of Toronto, Shiri M Breznitz, University of Toronto, Determinants of graduates’ entrepreneurial activity: New survey evidence from university alumni 20 1:00 PM
Presenter Silje Haus-Reve*, Center for Innovation Reseach, UiS Business School University of Stavanger, Understanding the Regional Drivers of Productivity Benefits from Immigrant Diversity 20 1:20 PM
Presenter Maria Salomaa*, University of Lincoln, Rural Universities and Entrepreneurial Architecture: Case Lincoln (UK) 20 1:40 PM
Presenter Regina Lenz*, Heidelberg University, Johannes Glückler, Heidelberg University, Analyzing change through crisis: Legitimizing new practices in the context of family firm succession 20 2:00 PM

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