Economic Geography II - Knowledge Production and Diffusion, Artificial Intelligence & Evolutionary Insights

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Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/6/2020
Start / End Time: 9:35 AM / 10:50 AM
Room: Director's Row H, Sheraton, Plaza Building, Lobby Level
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Jennifer Clark, Peter Kedron
Chairs: Jennifer Clark

Description

Special Sessions co-organized with the Regional Studies Association (www.RegionalStudies.org).

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


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Ben Gardiner*, University of Cambridge, AI and A Tale of Two Counties 15 9:35 AM
Presenter Christopher Esposito*, UCLA, The Geography of Breakthrough Inventions 15 9:50 AM
Presenter Frank van der Wouden*, University of Hong Kong, Hyejin Youn, Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University, Gianluca Carnabuci, ESMT, Why some technological combinations are more likely to drive innovation than others 15 10:05 AM
Presenter Dieter Kogler*, University College Dublin, The Evolutionary Process of Knowledge Recombination - Relatedness, Variety and Regional Growth 15 10:20 AM

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