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Papers in Regional Science
Volume 90 Issue 2 Now Online
  Special Issue  
  Regional innovation systems, clusters, and knowledge networking  
  Guest editors: Thomas Brenner, Uwe Cantner, Dirk Fornahl,
Martina Fromhold-Eisebith and Claudia Werker
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  Volume 90 Issue 2 Contents  
  Regional innovation systems, clusters, and knowledge networking
Thomas Brenner, Uwe Cantner, Dirk Fornahl, Martina Fromhold-Eisebith and Claudia Werker

The origins of entrants and the geography of the German laser industry
Guido Buenstorf and Matthias Geissler

The role of Higher Education Institutions in building regional innovation systems
Marjolein C.J. Caniëls and Herman van den Bosch

How human capital and social networks may influence the patterns of international learning among academic spin-off firms
Mozhdeh Taheri and Marina van Geenhuizen

Success and failure of firms’ innovation co-operations: The role of intermediaries and reciprocity
Uwe Cantner, Andreas Meder and Tina Wolf

How sub-national conditions affect regional innovation systems: The case of the two Germanys
Michael Fritsch and Holger Graf

Comparing knowledge networking in different knowledge bases in Germany
Oliver Plum and Robert Hassink

The regional dimension of sectoral innovativeness: An empirical investigation of two specialized suppliers and two science-based industries
Matthias Buerger and Uwe Cantner

What drives patent performance of German biotech firms? The impact of R&D subsidies, knowledge networks and their location
Dirk Fornahl, Tom Broekel and Ron Boschma

Identifying industrial clusters from a multidimensional perspective: Methodical aspects with an application to Germany
Matthias Brachert, Mirko Titze and Alexander Kubis

Book Reviews
The Triple Helix: University–industry–government innovation in action – By Henry Etzkowitz
Anders Broström

Regional policy, economic growth and convergence: Lessons from the Spanish case – Edited by Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura
Yannis Psycharis

Innovation in complex social systems – Edited by Petra Ahrweiler
Philippe Rouchy

  About Papers in Regional Science  
  Edited by Jouke van Dijk

Papers in Regional Science is the official journal of the Regional Science Association International. It encourages high quality scholarship on a broad range of regional science topics. Coverage includes: innovation and spatial knowledge spillovers, spatial networks and clusters, regional labor markets, spatial econometrics, behavioral location models, transportation and migration, land use and urban development, spatial agglomeration and segregation, new economic geography, inter-industry analysis and trade, environment and natural resources, urban and regional development, geographical information systems and spatial data analysis.