Quotation Essletzbichler, Jürgen. 2009. Evolutionary economic geography, institutions and political economy. Economic Geography 85 (2): S. 159-165.


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In this response to MacKinnon et al. (2009), I argue that the theoretical development of evolutionary economic geographies is necessary in order to evaluate its unique contribution to an understanding of the uneven development of the space economy; that the distinction between evolutionary and institutional economic geographies is overdrawn; that the neglect of class, power, and the state reflect empirical rather than theoretical shortcomings of the evolutionary approach; and that there is significant potential overlap between evolutionary and political economy approaches.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Economic Geography
Citation Index SSCI
WU Journalrating 2009 A
WU-Journal-Rating new FIN-A, VW-D, WH-A
Language English
Title Evolutionary economic geography, institutions and political economy
Volume 85
Number 2
Year 2009
Page from 159
Page to 165
DOI 10.1111/j.1944-8287.2009.01019.x

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Essletzbichler, Jürgen (Details)
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Institute for Economic Geography and GIScience IN (Details)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1807 Economic geography (Details)
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