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Can Green Sustain Growth?From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

John Zysman and Mark Huberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Green growth promises to transform climate change mitigation from a problem to an economic sure thing. By making investment in energy efficiency and low-emissions energy the foundation of a new ... More

The Evolution of a New IndustryA Genealogical Approach

The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis, and Zur Shapira

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772709
eISBN:
9780804783996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772709.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book traces the emergence and growth of the Israeli hi-tech sector to provide a new understanding of industry evolution. In the case of Israel, the chapters here reveal how the hi-tech sector ... More

The Fountain of KnowledgeThe Role of Universities in Economic Development

The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Shiri M. Breznitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The Fountain of Knowledge analyzes two world-renowned universities, their investment in technology commercialization, and the outcome of this contribution in their local economies. This book has ... More

From Iron Fist to Invisible HandThe Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Irene S. Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759625
eISBN:
9780804779807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book uses telecommunications policy as a window to examine major contradictions in China's growth as an economic and political superpower. While China policy analysts wonder why the government ... More

The Rise and Fall of Urban EconomiesLessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Makarem, and Taner Osman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In 1970, the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco had almost identical levels of income per resident. In 2010, the San Francisco Bay Area was almost one third richer than Los Angeles, ... More

Technology Change and the Rise of New Industries

Technology Change and the Rise of New Industries

Jeffrey L. Funk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783859
eISBN:
9780804784924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783859.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book explores why new industries emerge at specific moments in time and in certain countries. Part I shows that technologies which experience “exponential” improvements in cost and performance ... More

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