Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Industrial Development: Geography and the Creative Field Revisited

@article{Scott2006EntrepreneurshipIA,
  title={Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Industrial Development: Geography and the Creative Field Revisited},
  author={Allen J. Scott},
  journal={Small Business Economics},
  year={2006},
  volume={26},
  pages={1-24}
}
  • A. Scott
  • Published 1 February 2006
  • Economics
  • Small Business Economics
Creative destruction is a central element of the competitive dynamic of capitalism. This phenomenon assumes concrete form in relation to specific geographical and historical conditions. One such set of conditions is investigated here under the rubric of the creative field, i.e. the locationally-differentiated web of production activities and associated social relationships that shapes patterns of entrepreneurship and innovation in the new economy. The creative field operates at many different… 
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