Chapter 6. Institutional Approaches in Economic Geography

  1. Eric Sheppard1 and
  2. Trevor J. Barnes2
  1. Ron Martin

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch6

A Companion to Economic Geography

A Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Martin, R. (2003) Institutional Approaches in Economic Geography, in A Companion to Economic Geography (eds E. Sheppard and T. J. Barnes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631212232

Online ISBN: 9780470693445



  • economic geography;
  • cororate goveranance;
  • institutionalism;
  • employment law;
  • monetary policy


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction: The “New Institutionalism” in Economic Geography

  • Delimiting Institutionalist Economic Geography

  • Conceptual Frameworks for Institutional Economic Geography

  • “Institutional Thickness” and Regional Development

  • Contemporary Institutional Transformations and the Space Economy

  • Acknowledgment

  • Endnotes

  • Bibliography