Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies 1995

European Regional Development: the Role and Function of Innovative Networks

Main discipline: Human geography
Lecturer: Professor Phil Cooke
Institution: University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
Dates: 31 July - 4 August, 1995



The lecturer
Phil Cook is professor of reginal development and Directorof the Centre for Advanced Studies (CASS) in the social sciences at the University of Wales, Cardiff. His most recent project was the ESRC-funded study of Regional Innovation in Europe (with Dr. K. Morgan) which involved an in-depth comparative analysis of the innovation systems of Baden-W�rttemberg in Germany and Wales (UK).He is also editor of European Planning Studies, an interdisciplinary journal with an urban and regional policy focus.