Cities and Regions in the New Learning Economy.
Introduction Chapter 2.
Innovation, Learning and Regions in the Knowledge-based Economy
Knowledge and economic growth
Learning and knowledge capital
Systems of innovation
″Learning regions″ as virtuous regional systems of innovation
Public policy and the regional level
Learning, labour markets and social inclusion
Notes Chapter 3.
The Design of the Empirical Analysis
Methodological issues Chapter 4.
Method of the Correlation Analysisning
Learning, Economic Growth and Social Inclusion: A Correlation Analysis
Individual learning and economic performance
Organisational learning and economic performance
Individual learning and organisational learning
Lear and social inclusion.
Notes Chapter 5.
Case Studies : Methodological Issues
Learning and Innovation in the Regions: A Case-study Analysis
Kent Thames-side, United Kingdom
Appendix Chapter 6.
Empirical Conclusions: Towards the ″Learning Region
Conclusions on the methodology
Conclusions on Question A: To what extent can it be demonstrated that learning influences economic performance?
Conclusions on Question B: What is the importance of individual learning for organisational learning?
Conclusions on Question C: What is the relationship between learning and social inclusion and exclusion?
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Conclusions on Question D: What is the importance of social capital in determining the processes of learning?
Conclusions on Question E: To how large an extent does ″path-dependency″ impede learning?
Conclusions on Question F: What is the importance of regional policy making for addressing
″path-dependency″ and initiating processes of learning and institutional change? Chapter 7.
Policy Principles: Creating Learning Cities and Regions
Inputs to the learning process
Participants in the learning process
Mechanisms of the learning process
Annex. Statistical Profiles of the Case-study Areas References List of Figures
2.1. A taxonomy of innovations
2.2. Categories of learning
3.1. A heuristic framework for the analysis of the conceptual relationships in the ″learning region″ model
4.1. Primary educational attainment and economic performance
4.2. Secondary educational attainment and economic performance
4.3. Tertiary educational attainment and economic performance
4.4. Correlation between R&D expenditures and patent applications intensity (1995)
4.5. Number of patent applications per million inhabitants
4.6. Correlation between patent intensity and GDP per capita (1995)
4.7. Correlation between R&D expenditures and GDP per capita (1995)
4.8. Number of patent applications and primary educational attainment
4.9. Number of patent applications and tertiary educational attainment
4.10. Unemployment rate and secondary educational attainment
5.1. Overview of the five cases
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