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The periphery in the knowledge economy

Mario PolГЁse

The periphery in the knowledge economy

the spatial dynamics of the Canadian economy and the future of non-metropolitan regions in Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces

by Mario PolГЁse

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Published by Institut national de la recherche scientifique/NRS-Urbanisation, culture et Société, Canadian Institute for Fesearch on Regional Development in [Montreal, QC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions,
  • Rural industries,
  • Economic forecasting,
  • Information services industry,
  • Economic geography,
  • Information technology,
  • Rural development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [210]-214).

    StatementMario Polèse, Richard Shearmur ; in collaboration with Pierre-Marcel Desjardins, Marc Johnson
    SeriesRegions in the knowledge economy = -- Regions et économie du savoir
    ContributionsShearmur, Richard, INRS-Urbanisation, Université de Moncton. Institut canadien de recherche sur le développement régional
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC115 .P648 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26577326M
    OCLC/WorldCa52780477

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In every part of the production system it remains a fringe excluding the vast majority of workers and businesses. This book explores the hidden nature of the knowledge economy and its possible futures.

The confinement of the knowledge economy to these insular vanguards has become a driver of economic stagnation and inequality throughout the by: 2. Universities and Regional Economic Development Engaging with the Periphery, 1st Edition a much-needed sense of realism and ambition for all those concerned with building successful regional societies at the periphery of the knowledge economy.

This book series brings together incisive and critically engaged international and. Get this from a library. The periphery in the knowledge economy: the spatial dynamics of the Canadian economy and the future of non-metropolitan regions in Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces.

[Mario Polèse; Richard Shearmur; INRS-Urbanisation.; Université de Moncton. Institut canadien de recherche sur le développement régional.] -- "Since the early 's most peripheral regions of Eastern.

The knowledge economy (or the knowledge-based economy) is the use of knowledge to create goods and services. In particular, it refers to a high portion of skilled workers in the economy of a locality, country, or the world, and the idea that most jobs require specialized particular, the main personal capital of knowledge workers is knowledge, and many knowledge worker jobs require.

The knowledge economy: its characteristics described at the level of management and production This book presents a view of the knowledge economy, of and the causes The inner kingdom and the routinized periphery of the present global but insular form of the knowledge economy sell widely their products and services as well as.

In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative by: 5. The economics of knowledge is a rapidly emerging subdiscipline of economics that has never before been given the comprehensive and cohesive treatment found in this book.

Dominique Foray analyzes the deep conceptual and structural transformation of our economic activities that has led to a gradual shift to knowledge-intensive activities. This transformation is the result of the collision of a. World-systems theory (also known as world-systems analysis or the world-systems perspective) is a multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change which emphasizes the world-system (and not nation states) as the primary (but not exclusive) unit of social analysis.

"World-system" refers to the inter-regional and transnational division of labor, which divides the world. The recent special issue of Social Epistemology (, ) and the ongoing debates in the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective (SERRC) point to many of the challenges faced by universities as sites of knowledge production and dissemination situated both within and against the neoliberal state.

They highlight the increased precarity emanating from technological and. Central to my argument about the interconnections between Muslim politics, national politics, and coastal sociality is the notion of a ‘knowledge economy’, within the postcolonial setting of a ‘double‐periphery’ in which Kenyan coastal Muslims are situated, vis‐à‐vis the state and the Muslim umma (community of Cited by: What is the information economy.

[An information economy is where the productivity and competitiveness of units or agents in the economy (be they firms, regions or nations) depend mainly on their capacity to generate, process, and apply efficiently knowledge-based information.

[] It is also described as an economy where information is both the currency and the product. Consider the appeal to antitrust law as an answer to the domination of the knowledge economy by oligopolies, surrounded by a periphery of unthreatening start-ups.

The factual conditions that would allow for the application of antitrust law are often missing: for example, suppression of competition in a well-identified market, for certain. the knowledge economy is not altogether clear, and just how different these work arrangements are from older ones is the subject of much debate (Kochan & Barley ).

A third strand of work is much more narrow and managerial in orientation, focusing on the role of. In The Capitalist World-Economy Immanuel Wallerstein focuses on the two central conflicts of capitalism, bourgeois versus proletarian and core versus periphery, in an attempt to describe both the cyclical rhythms and the secular transformations of capitalism, conceived as a singular world-system/5.

Often perceived as acting in ways that harm the economy, society and the environment due to a short-term focus on profits, big business is now. Abstract. A chapter from Game Changers. Paul E. Lingenfelter. The late Peter Drucker apparently first used the phrase "the knowledge economy" in his book The Age of Discontinuity.

1 Thirty-two years later, still going strong, Drucker wrote in the November edition of The Economist. The next society will be a knowledge society. The economics of knowledge is a rapidly emerging subdiscipline of economics that has never before been given the comprehensive and cohesive treatment found in this book.

As well as defining how knowledge contributes to social and economic life, this book considers the five areas critical to acquiring an understanding of the knowledge economy, from the nature of the knowledge economy through social, cooperative, cultural, creative, ethical and.

The economics of knowledge is a rapidly emerging subdiscipline of economics that has never before been given the comprehensive and cohesive treatment found in this book. Dominique Foray analyzes the deep conceptual and structural transformation of our economic activities that has led to a gradual shift to knowledge-intensive activities.

This transformation is the result of the collision of a 5/5(1). Read Articles about Knowledge Management- HBS Working Knowledge: The latest business management research and ideas from HBS faculty. Get this from a library.

Universities and regional economic development: engaging with the periphery. [Paul Benneworth;] -- In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions.

This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to. The zeitgeisty ring of the phrase has management wonks and urban redevelopment bureaucrats nodding sagely: ah yes, the knowledge economy, essential for.

The Evolution of the Knowledge Economy Hanas A. Cader South Carolina State University – USA Abstract. This paper revisits the definition of the knowledge economy (Beck, ) and investi-gates changes in knowledge-based industries between and Using the General Edu.

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Present in all these approaches was a geography of power. The innocent horizontality of TOT was now read across the center-periphery axis.

The political economy of technology transfer saw the basic choices of S&T as emerging from the metropolis. The periphery was regarded not as a source of independent innovation but only as a recipient of it.

The global South is changing how knowledge is made, shared and used Yet the global knowledge economy is still marked by its history. Coined. The economy of circumpolar periphery in the human dimension (about the book by A.N.

Pilyasov, “And the Last Will Be the First: The Circumpolar Periphery on the Way toward an Economy of Cited by: 4. The knowledge economy has automated many objective tasks and left us with only the fuzzy space of subjective tasks: building and cultivating relationships, managing our reputation and perception.

Others predict that the knowledge economy, if well established in a peripheral region, can help dilute the differences between the core and periphery over a long period of time.

The challenges of understanding how the knowledge economy works has not stopped policy-makers, including those in Timmins, from pursuing it as an economic development. Why do societies benefit differently from knowledge.

How exactly does social interaction interfere with knowledge acquisition and diffusion. This original Handbook brings together a wide range of differing approaches to shed light on these questions and others relating to the role and relevance of knowledge in economic analysis.

The industrial economy replaced the agrarian economy when people left farms for factories; then the knowledge economy pulled them from factories to office buildings.

When that happened, the way. The rural-to-urban migration and high birth rates of the periphery are creating both megacities, urban areas with more than eight million people, and hyper cities, urban areas with more than 20 million cities, such as Mexico City or Manila, have slum areas that can contain up to two million people with little infrastructure, rampant crime, no health care, and massive : Colin Stief.

Northwest Michigan Council of Governments CEO Elaine Wood talks about the Knowledge Economy and what it means to workers and businesses.

Watch the the video to find out about the job skills needed. Core– periphery patterns in the context of social networks were initially discussed without any recourse to a formal definition.

They were informally discussed in a variety of studies such as national elites and collective action (Laumann and Pappi, ; Alba and Moore, ), citation networks (Mullins et al., ; Doreian, ), interlocking directorates (Mintz and Schwartz, ), and.

World system theory explains the imperialistic styles of the world hegemons. It simply divides the world into two tiers. One of the ‘Core’ which is based on economically and politically advance countries i.e. European nations, USA. The other is ‘Periphery’ which consists of the developing countries of Asia, Africa and South America.

Knowledge Economy: The knowledge economy is a system of consumption and production that is based on intellectual capital. The knowledge economy commonly makes up a large share of all economic. JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY photos of Europe reveal little of political boundaries but clearly sug- gest a center-periphery pattern whose hub is somewhere in or near Belgium.

A layman might have expected that these facts would play a key role in economic modeling. Yet File Size: KB.

Economic Cycles, Crises, and the Global Periphery will inspire discussion and debate among sociologists, global economists, demographers, global historians, and futurologists. This expert knowledge is necessary for further research, proactive response, and preparedness for a new age of sociopolitical change.

I. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY: AN OVERVIEW 1 A. Introduction 1 B. Objectives of This Paper 2 C. New Paradigms for Managers and Policy Makers 2 D. Models Toward a Knowledge-Based Economy and Society 6 II. THE FOUR PILLARS OF A KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY 10 A.

Education and the Skilled Workforce 10 B. National Innovation Systems 14File Size: KB.Abstract Although many critical scholars in the West have acknowledged the unequal distribution of power across the globe, few have attempted to undertake systematic research on how countries in the periphery are drawn into the neo liberal project of globalization under the discourse of Knowledge Based Economy (KBE) and how this process effects policy formation regarding by: 2.Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Economic Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in economic geography.

Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field.