Reconsidering regional structural conditions for industrial renewal

Simon Baumgartinger-Seiringer (Korresp. Autor*in), Lea Fünfschilling, Johan Miörner, Michaela Trippl

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Forthcoming special issue: Emerging industries: Institutions, legitimacy and system building
This article develops a more comprehensive understanding of innovation-based renewal of industries from a structural perspective. Arguably, established perspectives offer rather simplistic views, portraying structures as either enabling or constraining for certain forms of regional industrial change. Inspired by work in organizational institutionalism on ‘institutional infrastructures’, this article focuses on the degree of elaboration and coherence as decisive features of regional structural conditions. Arguably, this conceptual lens allows for a better understanding of the potentials and limitations for industrial change entailed in different structural configurations. Empirically, we investigate renewal
processes in traditional automotive regions in Austria and Sweden.
Seiten (von - bis)579-591
FachzeitschriftRegional Studies
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2022

ÖFOS 2012

  • 507026 Wirtschaftsgeographie