chapter  17
10 Pages

Knowledge Dissemination and Innovation in Urban Regions: An Evolutionary Perspective

WithJan G. Lambooy

The mechanisms behind the processes of the three assumptions are not always made explicit. However, there is at least one common line: In order to get the expected results, knowledge has to be generated, disseminated, and applied by entrepreneurs as

“useful knowledge” (Mokyr, 2002; Audretsch and Keilbach, 2004). Knowledge has to be “on the move.”