Go abroad or have strangers visit?

By | January 31st, 2011|Categories: Economic Geography, Economics of Innovation, General, Publication|

"Go abroad or have strangers visit? On organizational search spaces and local linkages." Is a paper, on which Sverre J. Herstad and me have been working for quite a while. It was accepted for publication with the Journal of Economic Geography. It is now available online. The paper explores the role of multinational enterprise groups in linking geographically bounded [...]

Innovation in the wood-based industries

By | January 22nd, 2011|Categories: General, Workshop / Conference|

The ZukunftsForumHolz (forum for the future of wood) presented by pro:holz Austria draws representatives of the Austrian wood-based industries to the loveley vilage of Alpbach. Participating this years forum with discussions about innovation and wood-based industries gives me a first hand insight into the opportunities and challenges faced by all actors in the industry. The key [...]