Network position is believed to influence individual outcomes. We look at collaboration networks in technological innovation and in creative industries in cities and analyze how networks help the success of individuals and firms.READ MORE
Most of professional communication happens at workplaces where social interactions are turned into economic value. We investigate how social relations are formed at workplaces and how co-worker networks induce economic development of cities and regions.READ MORE
New products, services and technologies typically stem from an original location and diffuse to other places in case they are successful. We study how innovation spreads across space and through social networks.READ MORE
Collaboration in technological innovation is mostly local due to spatial constraints but working with distant partners usually pays off. We study the spatial dynamics of scientific and innovation-related collaboration to inform policy about opportunities and threats of innovative projects.READ MORE
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