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The European Machinery Industry Under Pressure

Colin Crouch

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the theoretical foundations for the four case studies presented in chapters three to six. It describes the rise and fall of the European machinery industry between the 1980s ... More


Collective Goods in the Local Economy: The Packaging Machinery Cluster in Bologna

Henry Farrell and Louise Holten

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the packaging machinery cluster in Bologna. It focuses on the mix of governance institutions affecting the industrial district of packaging machine producers, and the ‘Emilian ... More


Machine Tools in France: A Century of Failure to Build a Competitive Industry

Patrick Le GalÈs and Nicolas> Gaubert

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the machine-tool industry in France. It analyses the governance of the industry, and emphasizes the interdependence between the sector, other industrial sectors, and the state, ... More


Hybrid Governance and Networked Firms

Colin Crouch

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the results of the four case studies discussed in chapters three to six. Opposing policy trends in Italy, UK, France, and Germany were identified. The access to local ... More


Restructuring Duisburg: A New Local Production System Substitutes an Old Steel Plant

Ulrich Glassman and Helmut Voelzkow

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the rise, decline, and restructuring of the steel industry in Duisburg. Structural policy initiatives led to the shift from steel production to a logistics cluster. The former ... More


Life After Industrial Decline in St Etienne: Robust SMEs, Deterritorialization, and the Making of a Local Mode of Governance

Patrick Le GalÈs and Olivier Tirmarche

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the impact of the restructuring of economic policies in St Etienne. It discusses the rise and fall of industrial development, the slow rise of services and dynamism of small- ... More


After Steel: Some Minor Emergence of Local Production Systems Based on SMEs

Patrick Le Galès

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the results of the four case studies discussed in chapters nine to twelve. The changing modes of governance in steel cities, and provision of local collective competition ... More


The Biopharmaceutical Cluster in Oxford

Neill Proudfoot

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines two hypotheses on the biopharmaceutical cluster in Oxford. First, that dedicated pharmaceutical firms can be expected to co-locate where they can reduce transaction costs in the ... More


Between Cities and Districts: Local Software Systems in Italy

Andrea Biagiotti and Luigi Burroni

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the Italian software industry, highlighting its unique features. It argues that high-tech activity tends to concentrate in certain locations due to the presence of specific ... More


Grenoble Valley

Aniello Valeria

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the high-tech industry in Grenoble. The Grenoble case confirms the heterogeneity of governance models. Both local and global actors participate in the production of a simple, ... More


The Governance of High-Tech Districts

Carlo Trigilia

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the results of the four case studies discussed in chapters fifteen to eighteen. It identifies the similarities in the conditions that explain territorial concentrations in ... More


Conclusions

Patrick Le Galés and Carlo Trigilia

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the findings of the case studies in this volume. These include the convergence of old local productive systems and weak national models towards models of networked firms, new ... More


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