Across the globe we find spatial agglomerations of common economic activity. How does complexity help us understand the emergence of economic clusters?
Evolutionary Economic Geography (EEG) tries to understand how economic agglomerations or clusters emerge from the bottom-up. This branch of economics draws significantly from principles of complexity and emergence, seeing the rise of particular regions as being path-dependent, and trying to understand the forces at work that drive change for economic agents - the firms that make up our economic environment. Read more and see related content for Evolutionary Geography →