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The Geography of the New Economy
Revised 2000
R. D. Norton, Bryant College

Table of Contents

A. THE NEW ECONOMY: THREE CONCEPTIONS
1. Macro views (a): faster growth, lower inflation
    Macro views (b): competitiveness
    Macro views (c): job growth
    Macro views (d): new demographics, new politics?
2. Micro views: new economy, new firm?
3. Digital divide: the new economy as a Kondratieff Wave
B. THE REGIONAL REVOLUTION IN I.T. (A CASE-STUDY)
1. The coming Japanese conquest (ca. 1989)
2. The rise of the wild-west companies
3. The break-up of the old computer industry, 1985-1990
4. The U.S. comeback, 1989-1994
5. The Internet and new companies in the 1990s
6. The location of the top 100 I.T. firms in 1997
7. Europe's potential in the net-centered era
C. STRATEGIC CITIES 
D. METAPHORS, EVOLUTIONS, AND (REGIONAL) SCIENCE
1. Biological analogies: from Marshall to Schumpeter
2. Models and metaphors today
3. Regional Science: open, multidisciplinary, technical, and pragmatic
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