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Economic Geography I - Cultural & Creative - Industries and Sectors: Innovation, Design and Economic Growth

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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 ‘UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT, STRUCTURAL CHANGE and POLICY INTERVENTION’. The various sessions focus on a variety of EG relevant topics, including among others:
• Economic and industrial structure and the economic evolution of cities and regions
• The geography of innovation and knowledge production
• Urban and regional innovation systems
• The socio-spatial dynamics of knowledge networks
• Networks, collaboration patterns and labour mobility and flexibility
• The impact of technological change on regional growth, jobs, and industries
• Theoretical and empirical foundations of development and smart specialization
• Regional and urban policies for renewal and growth in a knowledge-based economy
• The structural consequences and geographic impacts of trade policy
• Policy responses to industrial change in the periphery


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter ZUYI LYU*, University of Hong Kong, Local Technological Innovation under a perspective of cultural economic geography 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Christian Steiner*, University of Eichstätt, Gerhard Rainer*, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Robert Puetz, Goethe University Frankfurt, The emergence of new wine design practices: Flexitanks and the assembling of bulk wine across global rural regions 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Galina Gornostaeva*, , Fashion industry in London, UK: eroding or consolidating of the cluster? 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Patrick Adler*, UCLA/ University of Toronto, Agglomeration and Curation: The Case of Music Festival Artists 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Tasos Kitsos*, City-REDI, University of Birmingham, Max Nathan, CASA, University College London, Diana Gutiérrez-Posada, City-REDI, University of Birmingham, Massimiliano Nuccio, City-REDI, University of Birmingham, Do creative industries generate multiplier effects? Evidence from UK cities, 1997-2018 15 12:00 AM

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