Université de Lausanne

Firm linkages, innovation and the evolution of urban systems = Réseaux d'entreprises, innovation et systèmes urbains

Rozenblat, Céline ; Pumain, Denise

In: Cities in Globalization: Practices, policies and Theories, 2007, p. 130-156

Because a city cannot be conceived of as an isolated system but is always part of a system of cities (Berry, 1964), interaction between cities is an essential component of the dynamics of urban systems. Each town or city is a persistent and relatively autonomous entity whose evolution is influenced or limited by the towns and cities in the same interaction networks (Pred, 1977). It has been...