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Handbook of Knowledge and Economics

Handbook of Knowledge and Economics

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Edited by Richard Arena, Agnès Festré and Nathalie Lazaric

By illuminating the philosophical roots of the various notions of knowledge employed by economists, this Handbook helps to disentangle conceptual and typological issues surrounding the debate on knowledge amongst economists. Wide-ranging in scope, it explores fundamental aspects of the relationship between knowledge and economics – such as the nature of knowledge, knowledge acquisition and knowledge diffusion.

Chapter 18: The Firm as a ‘Platform of Communities’: A Contribution to the Knowledge-based Approach of the Firm

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet

Subjects: economics and finance, evolutionary economics


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