Essays about: "Knowledge Spillovers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Knowledge Spillovers.

  1. 1. Constructing the future of Cambodia: A Study on the Impact of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Construction Sector in Phnom Penh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Kulkaew Kowattanawaranon; [2019]
    Keywords : China; Cambodia; FDI; labor; construction sector; workforce; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This qualitative research aims to address the impacts of China’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Cambodian labor in the construction sector by choosing the Diamond Island, a hub of China’s real-estate investment in Phnom Penh, as a case study. Based on the interviews with 35 Cambodian construction workers and nine key informants from the government, private sector, international organizations, international non-governmental organization, and research institute, the study assesses both positive and negative impacts from Chinese FDI. READ MORE

  2. 2. Export spillovers with Chinese characteristics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Philipp Ludwig; [2018]
    Keywords : export spillovers; agglomeration effects; China; international trade; transition economies; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the impact of information spillovers on the export entry decision of Chinese manufacturers between 2000 and 2006 by using a combination of firm and transaction level data that allows to track the occurrence of individual export starts and captures the extent of local export agglomeration at a detailed geographical level. We examine if the presence of neighboring exporters involved in similar or different product and destination markets gives rise to knowledge transfers that facilitate a firm’s export entry and carefully consider how differences across starters, neighbors, geographical proximity, trade regimes and private networks influence the transmission of information between firms. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Knowledge Relationship between Science Parks and Large Multinational Corporations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Miguelangel Iglesias; [2017]
    Keywords : innovation; knowledge; clusters; science parks; knowledge flows; knowledge sourcing; multinational corporations; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the 1950, Europe has been pursuing to mimic the innovative success of Silicon Valley through artificial innovative clusters or science parks. Today, science parks are abundant in Europe, yet research on their performance has mainly focused on their ability to produce successful new ventures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spillovers from Higher Education on Regional Innovation Propensity

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Pierre Carstensen; Ludwig Bremberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Innovation; Vocational Education; Higher Education; RIS; Knowledge Production Function; Accessibility; Human Capital; Patents;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of accessibility to higher education on innovation propensity. The study includes two forms of higher education – university/college and vocational. READ MORE

  5. 5. Serving specialized patient segments in a diversified context : A knowledge perspective on the case of Karolinska University Laboratory

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Operations Management; Stockholms universitet/Operations Management

    Author : Anna Löfgren; Filippa Danared; [2017]
    Keywords : value-based healthcare; related diversification; specialization in healthcare; focus in healthcare; network theory; knowledge management; ancillary service function; integration; coordination; hospital; process orientation; healthcare management;

    Abstract : Fragmentation in healthcare has led to a desire to align and integrate care processes horizontally. The concept of value-based healthcare has been introduced, suggesting a maximized value creation to occur when optimal conditions are created for selected patient segments, integrating all activities that jointly determine the success in meeting a set of patient needs. READ MORE