Université de Neuchâtel

Knowledge resources and markets: What territorial economic systems ?

Jeannerat, Hugues ; Kebir, Leila

(Working Papers MAPS ; 2)

In their attempt to explain in ever more in-depth manner learning processes at the roots of economic change, territorial innovation models (TIMs) have remained centred on production. Consumption is mainly regarded as the expression of an abstract demand relayed by exogenous market mechanisms. Building on a socio-institutional approach of market, the article conceptualises an ‘economic system’...

Université de Neuchâtel

Territorial Knowledge Dynamics in luxury car industry. Beyond standard and production markets

Macneill Stewart ; Jeannerat, Hugues

(Working Papers MAPS ; 1)

At regional level a number of models, such as innovation systems and cluster have been developed which have been influential on this policy support. Policy initiatives based around these models are firmly rooted in a technological model of innovation and a standard market situation which takes little account of the socio-economic environment and the potential for downstream based innovation. Here...