Outline of presentation


Basis for remarks


Overview of S&T (research) parks in the US


What makes them ''successful?''


The RTP phenomenon


The rest of the world—further lessons

Basis for remarks


  • 1991 book on US parks, including case study of RTP
  • Subsequent work on S&T parks and S&T policy in US, Europe, and Asia
  • Subsequent work on the role of universities and research centers/labs in regional economic development
  • Economic studies of Research Triangle; most recently, At the Crossroads: North Carolina's Place in the Knowledge Economy of the 21st Century

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