Université de Neuchâtel

Staging experience, valuing authenticity: Towards a market perspective on territorial development

Jeannerat, Hugues

In: European Urban and Regional Studies, 2013, vol. 20, no. 4, p. 370-384

Drawing on particular socio-economic theories, this paper discusses the implications for regional studies of the experience economy approach through the broader question of market valuation. Different forms of market construction are identified and compared with regard to distinct models of regional development. It is observed that most of established territorial innovation models give prominence...

Université de Neuchâtel

Non-technological innovation and multi-local territorial knowledge dynamics in the Swiss watch industry

Jeannerat, Hugues ; Crevoisier, Olivier

In: International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, 2011, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 26-44

Over the last few decades, territorial approaches have generally tried to explain how regions have specialised their production systems around specific path dependencies and technological innovation; how their specialisation enabled them to compete locally in the global market. Some socio-economic changes and recent theories have addressed new theoretical questions regarding new dynamics of...