Cluster Advantage and Firm Performance: A Shift into the Future!

  • Jose-Luis Hervas-OliverEmail author
  • Fiorenza Belussi
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)


The spatial concentration or agglomeration of economic activity leads to the emergence of externalities in the form of collective resource pools.



Professor Dr. Hervas-Oliver has received financial support from ECO-63645-R (MINECO/FEDER) from the Spanish Ministry of Economics, Industry and Competitiveness. Additionally, this work is part of the research project PRAT 2014 “Moving knowledge into action: exploring the micro-foundation of an innovation ecosystem”, funded by the University of Padova and headed by Prof. Dr. Silvia Rita Sedita. CPDA142857/14.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ESIC Business and Marketing SchoolMadridSpain
  2. 2.Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  3. 3.Padova UniversityPadovaItaly

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