Analyzing inter-firm networks for enhancing large-scale regional clusters

@article{Mori2009AnalyzingIN,
  title={Analyzing inter-firm networks for enhancing large-scale regional clusters},
  author={Junichiro Mori and Yuya Kajikawa and Ichiro Sakata},
  journal={2009 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management},
  year={2009},
  pages={1037-1041}
}
Dense networks among organizations are expected to work as a conduit of resources and knowledge within regional clusters. In this paper, we analyzed structures of large-scale inter-firm networks in the Kanto and Koshinetsu areas which include ten prefectures around Tokyo and are the largest economic blocks in Japan. We found a marked difference among… CONTINUE READING