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Global production networks and the analysis of economic development
This article outlines a framework for the analysis of economic integration and its relation to the asymmetries of economic and social development. Consciously breaking with state-centric forms of
Global production networks: realizing the potential
Understanding and conceptualizing the complexities of the contemporary global economy is a challenging but vitally important task. In this article, we critically evaluate the potential of one
‘Globalizing’ regional development: a global production networks perspective
Recent literature concerning regional development has placed significant emphasis on local institutional structures and their capacity to ‘hold down’ the global. Conversely, work on inter-firm
Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World
Accelerating processes of economic globalization have fundamentally reshaped the organization of the global economy towards much greater integration and functional interdependence through
Toward a Dynamic Theory of Global Production Networks
abstract Global production networks (GPN) are organizational platforms through which actors in different regional and national economies compete and cooperate for a greater share of value creation,
Spaces and scales of innovation
Contemporary research on innovative processes makes use of a range of scales, from the global to the regional/local. In addition, network-based approaches have introduced a nonterritorially bounded
Constrained agency? Re-evaluating the geographies of labour
This article critically evaluates the concept of labour agency. First, we briefly reprise structure/agency debates in human geography in order to distil how agency is best conceived. Second, we
A Hybrid Agglomeration? The Development of a Satellite-Marshallian Industrial District in Vancouver's Film Industry
  • N. Coe
  • Economics
  • 1 September 2001
The new industrial district is now seen as one of several dynamic regional formations that may co-exist in contemporary economies. In addition to the traditional Marshallian or Italianate variety,
Host economy impacts of transnational retail: the research agenda
The last decade has witnessed an acceleration of retail foreign direct investment into a range of emerging markets across East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America, led by a small