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Economic Geography III - Skilled Labour, Co-Worker Networks, and Structural & Regional Transformation

Type: Paper
Theme:
Sponsor Groups: Economic Geography Specialty Group
Organizers: Dieter Kogler, Peter Kedron, Jennifer Clark
Chairs: Peter Kedron

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 Melissa Haller*, University of California - Los Angeles, Economic Decline and the Mobility of Skilled Workers 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Zoltán Elekes*, ANET Lab & Umea University, Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Umea University, Rikard Eriksson, Umea University, When is it possible to escape from low-wage jobs? The role of co-worker networks. 15 12:00 AM
Presenter Roman Martin*, University of Gothenburg, The role of demand in regional transformation - examples from the Swedish periphery 15 12:00 AM

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