Does distance matter? An ego-network approach towards the knowledge-based theory of clusters Research Memorandum 2010-4

@inproceedings{Bahlmann2010DoesDM,
  title={Does distance matter? An ego-network approach towards the knowledge-based theory of clusters Research Memorandum 2010-4},
  author={Marc D. Bahlmann},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of this article is to empirically analy ze how different forms of proximity influence interactive learning and ease of knowledge transfer among entrepreneurs, in order to advance the knowledge-based theory of clusters. Making use of e g -network data, gathered among entrepreneurs from the Amsterdam IT and new media-cluster and ana lyzed using structural equation modeling, the data lead us to reconsidering the role of geographi cal proximity as main catalyst of interactive learning… CONTINUE READING