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    Policies for new path development: the case of Oxfordshire

    Lawton Smith, Helen and Trippl, M. and Waters, R. and Zukauskaite, E. (2018) Policies for new path development: the case of Oxfordshire. In: Isaksen, A. and Martin, R. and Trippl, M. (eds.) New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems - Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons. New York, U.S.: Springer, pp. 295-314. ISBN 9783319716602.

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    This chapter reflects on how evolutionary economic geography (EEG) can be extended to incorporate public policy in its explanations of path development. A weakness of EEG is the poor conceptualisation of the role of the state (central, regional, local) in regional path development. It is therefore argued that a multi-scalar perspective of policy is required and that a large set of policies deserve attention. Oxfordshire in the UK is used to explore the link between public policy and path development.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): New path development, Public policy, Oxfordshire, Evolutionary economic geography, Smart specialisation, Regional innovation systems
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2019 14:52
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:48


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