torek, 03. julij 2007

Geografija, demografija in inovacije

Tole presega domet kategorije "nespregledano". Gre za študijo, kjer se primerja inovativne procese v ZDA in Evropi in kako večja mobilnost ljudi, kapitala in znanja v ZDA daje boljše rezultate pri inovacijah. Več v prispevku The Creativity Exchange: Results on Innovation: US vs. EU.

Zanimivo je sklicevanje na Florido:
It turns out all that mobility helps to cross-pollenate the innovation process -- all the more reason that regional openness, tolerance, and low barriers to entry are important drivers to regional growth and prosperity.

... ampak, da ne bi koga predaleč zaneslo. V prispevku Diversity and Social Capital opozarjajo popolnoma obraten efekt želve:
“In colloquial language, people living in ethnically diverse settings appear to ‘hunker down’ — that is, to pull in like a turtle.”

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