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Here be startups: exploring London’s ‘Tech City’ digital cluster

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

NATHAN, M.
Spatial Economics Research Centre, School of Economics, London, Royaume-Uni


Description :
This article performs a detailed mixed-methods analysis, combining rich enterprise-level data with semistructured interviews in Tech City, London. It tracks firm and employment growth from 1997 to 2010 and identify several distinctive features: branching from creative to digital content indus-tries; street-level sorting of firms; the importance of local amenities and a lack of conventional clus-ter actors such as universities or anchor businesses. It also argues that the existing policy mix em-bodies a number of tensions, and suggest areas for improvement.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Environment and planning A, issn : 0308-518X, 2014, vol. 46, n°. 10, p. 2283-2299, nombre de pages : 17, Références bibliographiques : 3 p.

Date :
2014

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, London, Pion

Langue :
Anglais
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