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Innovation and Proximity
The article focuses on the relationship between technological and organizational innovation, and territories. This relationship is connected to interactions between learning processes, institutionsExpand
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The changing geography of the European automobile system
The paper analyses the new geography of the European automotive area associated with the enlargement of the European Union and the structural changes occurring in the automobile industry's productiveExpand
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Geographical proximity and supplying relationships in modular production
The geography of the automotive industry has changed in recent years. This article focuses on the changes that are associated with 'modular production', whose diffusion has reinforced the need forExpand
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Proximity and localisation of corporate R&D activities
Abstract The present article is an attempt to analyse the geographical agglomeration of corporate research and development activities through the use of a desegregated sectorial approach. By focusingExpand
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Is the Rise of Emerging Countries as Automobile Producers an Irreversible Phenomenon
Trade magazines1 have been rife with predictions that new countries are making a grand entrance onto the automotive industry’s global stage, and this is also a recurring theme in the strategic plansExpand
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The coordination of competencies and knowledge: a critical issue for regional automotive systems
The paper presents the GERPISA international network's new research programme (2000-2003) on the coordination of competences and knowledge in regional automotive systems. After defining a theoreticalExpand
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The Arrival of Shareholder Value in the European Auto Industry a Case Study Comparison of Four Car Makers
The paper deals with changes in the corporate governance systems of major European flagship companies in the car industry – Fiat, PSA, Renault and Volkswagen. While all four companies are protectedExpand
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Attractivité et agglomération de l'industrie automobile au Maroc et en Tunisie: une analyse comparative
The paper proposes a comparative analysis of the development of the automotive industry in Morocco and Tunisia. In its first part, it analyses the convergence in the forms of internationalExpand
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The Scientific Trajectory of the French School of Proximity: Interaction- and Institution-based Approaches to Regional Innovation Systems
Abstract The multi-faceted concept of proximity is often used nowadays in many theoretical and empirical analyses. It mainly originates in some French regional scientists' attempt, in the earlyExpand
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Cars, Carriers of regionalism?
This highly topical book brings together some of the world’s leading specialists on the global car industry who discuss the ins and outs of the faster lane of regionalism at a time that the world isExpand
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