Corpus ID: 55017443

Clusters and the design of innovation policy for developing economies

  title={Clusters and the design of innovation policy for developing economies},
  author={E. Feser},
This paper argues there are two broad ways policymakers might use industry cluster concepts to inform the design of regional innovation policy. The first, and clearly dominant approach, is to view identified technology-based clusters as targets for growth strategies, i.e., to nurture the growth of selected groups of innovative industries and research strengths in a limited set of regions as a means of increasing levels of innovation economy-wide (termed the cluster building approach). The… Expand
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