Object

Title: Settlement concentration of economic potential represented by IT corporations

Creator:

Kilar, Wioletta

Date issued/created:

2015

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 88 No. 1 (2015)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

The paper attempts to discuss research on spatial variation in the distribution of the headquarters of 100 leading IT corporations by city in the years 2003-2011. The research shows that the global space offers powerful opportunities for differentiating the headquarters of leading IT corporations. This is emphasised by the number of headquarters per city and their spatial concentration. Predominantly, they can be found in six areas: the Japanese-Korean area, eastern China, the West Coast of the USA, the East Coast of the USA, the central part of the USA, and north-western Europe. Tokyo, Kyoto, Hsinchu, Paris, Santa Clara, San Jose, Sunnyvale and Taipei offer the best conditions for locating headquarters of IT corporations and house the highest number of headquarters.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica ; Geographia Polonica

Volume:

88

Issue:

1

Start page:

123

End page:

141

Format:

File size 3,1 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:53300 ; 0016-7282 ; 10.7163/GPol.0009

Source:

CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

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Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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