Publications (-2019)

Sotarauta, M. & Suvinen, N. 2019. Place leadership and the challenge of transformation: policy platforms and innovation ecosystems in promotion of green growth. European Planning Studies. doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2019.1634006

Grillitsch, M. & Sotarauta, M. 2019. Trinity of change agency, regional development paths and opportunity spaces. Progress in Human Geography. DOI: 10.1177/0309132519853870

Beer, A., Weller, S., Barnes, T., Onur, I., Ratcliffe, J., Bailey, D. &  Sotarauta, M. 2019. The urban and regional impacts of plant closures: new methods and perspectives. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6(1)

Andersen, A.D., Bugge, M., Capasso, M., Jolly, S., Klitkou, A., Sotarauta, M., Steen, M. & Suvinen, N. (2019): Green growth in Nordic regions. Eight case studies. NIFU Working paper 2019:7. NIFU: Oslo

Beer, A., Ayres, S., Clower, T., Faller, F., Sancino, A. & Sotarauta, M. 2019. Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis. Regional Studies, 53:2, 171-182.

Østergaard, C. R., Holm, J. R., Iversen, E., Schubert, T., Skålholt, A., Sotarauta, M., Saarivirta, T. & Suvinen, N. (2019). The Geographic Distribution of Skills and Environmentally Innovative Firms in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. AAU, Department of Business and Management: Aalborg

Cai, Y., Normann, R., Pinheiro, R. & Sotarauta, M. 2018. Economic specialization and diversification at the country and regional level: introducing a conceptual framework to study innovation policy logics.European Planning Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2018.1529142

Kurikka, H., Kolehmainen, J. & Sotarauta, M. 2018. Constructing Regional Resilience in a Knowledge Economy Crisis: The Case of the Nokia-led ICT Industry. In Benneworth, P. (ed.) Universities and Regional Economic Development: Engaging with the Periphery. 163-179. Routledge; Abingdon, Oxon.

Sotarauta, M. 2018. Smart specialization and place leadership: dreaming about shared visions, falling into policy traps? Regional Studies, Regional Science, 5(1) 190-203

Beer, A., Ayres, S., Clower, T., Faller, F., Sancino, A. & Sotarauta, M. 2018. Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis. Regional Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2018.1447662.

Sotarauta, M. & Suvinen, N. 2018. Institutional Agency and Path Creation: Institutional Path from Industrial to Knowledge City. Isaksen, A., Martin, R. & Trippl, M. (eds.) New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems – Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons. 85-104. Springer International Publishing.

Grillitsch, M. & Sotarauta, M. 2018. Regional Growth Paths: From Structure to agency and Back. Papers in Innovation Studies, Paper no. 2018/01. Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy, Lund University; Lund.

Laasonen, V. & Kolehmainen, J. 2017. Capabilities in knowledge-based regional development – towards a dynamic framework. European Planning Studies. dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2017.1337727

Sotarauta, M. & Suvinen, N. 2017. Institutional Agency and Path Creation: Institutional Path from Industrial to Knowledge City. Paper presented at the RSA Annual Conference 2017, The Great Regional Awakening: New Directions, Ireland 4th–7th June 2017. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin.

Uyarra, E., Flanagan, K., Magro, E., Wilson, J.R. & Sotarauta, M. 2017. Special Issue: Understanding regional innovation policy dynamics: Actors, agency and learning. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 35(4)

Uyarra, E., Flanagan, K., Magro, E., Wilson, J.R. & Sotarauta, M. 2017. Understanding regional innovation policy dynamics: Actors, agency and learning. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 35(4) 559-568

Sotarauta, M. 2017. An actor-centric bottom-up view of institutions: Combinatorial knowledge dynamics through the eyes of institutional entrepreneurs and institutional navigators. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 35(4), 584-599

Sotarauta, M., Beer, A. & Gibney, J. 2017. Making sense of leadership in urban and regional development, Regional Studies, 51:2, 187-193

Sotarauta, M., Beer, A. & Gibney, J. (eds.) 2017. Leadership in City and Regional Development. Special Issue, Regional Studies, 51:2.

Sotarauta, M. 2016. Place leadership, governance and power. Administration, 64(3/4) 45-58

de Propris, L., Sotarauta, M., Hecker, P. A., Ayazi, R., Time, B., Belis, J., Pursula, T., Saddler, J. & Werner, M. 2016. Shaping the Future now – Good Start! International evaluation of Geo Life Region, Smart Housing Småland and The Paper Province 2.0. Vinnova Report. VR 2016:11. Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems/Verket för Innovationssystem; Stockholm.

Sotarauta, M. 2016. Leading a Fundamentally Detuned Choir: University of Tampere, Finland – A Civic University?. In Goddard John, Hazelkorn Ellen, Kempton Louise, Vallance Paul (eds.) The Civic University: The Policy and Leadership Challenges. 117-134. Edwar Elgar Publishing.

Heinonen, T. 2016. Innovations in Regenerative Medicine: Science fiction or a potential new industry? Acta Electronica Universitatis Tamperensis: 1735. Tampere University Press; Tampere.

Heinonen, T. 2016. Potential for 21st Century’s Academic Health Centers to Revolutionize Healthcare Lessons to be Learned from Tampere, Finland. SENTE Working Papers 36/2016. University of Tampere; Tampere.

Sotarauta, M. & Heinonen, T. 2016. The Triple Helix Model and the Competence Set: Human Spare Parts Industry under Scrutiny. Triple Helix, 3(8), 1-20.

Sotarauta, M., Heinonen, T., Sorvisto, P. & Kolehmainen, J. (eds.) 2016. Innovation Ecosystems, Competencies and Leadership Human Spare Parts and Venture Finance Ecosystems under Scrutiny. Tekes Review 329/2016. Tekes; Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. 2016. Leadership and the city: Power, strategy and networks in the making of knowledge cities. Routledge; Abingdon, Oxon.

Sotarauta, M. 2016. Place Leadership Reaching Beyond Happy Families and the Spectacle of Authority. Regions, 302, 14-15.

Liddle, J., Gibney, J., Sotarauta, M. & Beer, A. 2016. Exploring Varieties of Leadership in Urban and Regional Development. Regions, 302, 12-13.

Heinonen, T. 2015. Management of Innovation in Academia: A Case Study in Tampere. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 10(1), 198-210.

Kolehmainen, J., Irvine, J., Stewart, L., Karacsonyi, Z., Szabó, T., Alarinta, J. & Norberg, A. 2015. Quadruple Helix, Innovation and the Knowledge-Based Development: Lessons from Remote, Rural and Less-Favoured Regions. Journal of the Knowledge Economy. [DOI 10.1007/s13132-015-0289-9]

Sotarauta, M. & Mustikkamäki, N. 2015. Institutional entrepreneurship, power, and knowledge in innovation systems: Institutionalization of regenerative medicine in Tampere, Finland. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 33(2) 342 – 357

Sotarauta, M. 2015. The Challenge of Combinatorial Knowledge Dynamics to Study of Institutions, Towards an Actor-centric Bottom-up View of Institutions. Papers in Innovation Studies, 2015/15. Circle, University of Lund; Lund.

Sotarauta, M. 2014. A Competence Set Approach and the Universities: Human Spare Parts Industry as and Illustrative Case. SENTE Working Papers 35/2014. University of Tampere; Tampere.

Sotarauta, M. 2014. Territorial Knowledge Leadership in Policy Networks: A Peripheral Region of South Ostrobothnia, Finland as a Case in Point. Published in Rutten, R., Benneworth, P., Irawati, D. and Boekema, F. (eds.) The Social Dynamics of Innovation Networks. Routledge; Abingdon, Oxon.

Sotarauta, M. 2014. Reflections on mobilizing leadership in cities and regions. Regional Science, Regional Studies, 1(1), 28-31

Sotarauta, M. 2013. Institutional Entrepreneurship, Innovation Systems, and Innovation Policy. In Elias G. Carayannis (ed.). Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Springer. 1074-1081.

Sotarauta, M. & Kosonen, K.-J. 2013. Customized Innovation Policies and the Regions: Digital content services and intelligent machinery in Finland. European Urban and Regional Studies. 20(2), 258-274

Sotarauta Markku. 2013. Constant flux makes regional studies ‘amoeba’ strong: Evolution of regional studies in Tampere, Finland. Regions 291 (1), 3-4.

Sotarauta, M. & Kosonen, K.-J. (forth.) Customized Innovation Policies and the Regions: Digital content services and intelligent machinery in Finland. Accepted for publication in the European Urban and Regional Studies.

Sotarauta, M. 2012. Policy Learning and the ‘Cluster Flavoured Innovation Policy’ in Finland. Environment & Planning C: Government and Policy. 30(5), 780-795.

Hartog, M. & Boschma, R. & Sotarauta, M. 2012. The impact of related variety on regional employment growth in Finland 1993-2006: high-tech versus medium/low-tech. Industry and Innovation, 16(9), 459-476.

Sotarauta, M., Horlings, L., & Liddle, J. (eds.) 2012. Leadership and Change in Sustainable Regional Development. Abingdon, Oxon; Routledge.

Sotarauta, M. & Mustikkamäki, N. 2012. Strategic leadership relay: how to keep regional innovation journeys in motion. In Sotarauta, M., Horlings, L. & Liddle, J. (eds.). Leadership and Change in Sustainable Regional Development. pp. 190-211. Abingdon, Oxon; Routledge.

Sotarauta, M., Horlings, L. & Liddle, J. 2012. Leadership and sustainable regional development. In Sotarauta, M., Horlings, L. & Liddle, J. (eds.) 2012. Leadership and Change in Sustainable Regional Development. pp. 1-19. Abingdon, Oxon; Routledge.

Sotarauta, M., Horlings, L. & Liddle, J. 2012. Knowledge leadership for resilient regions: concluding remarks. In Sotarauta, M., Horlings, L. & Liddle, J. (eds.). Leadership and Change in Sustainable Regional Development. pp. 271-290. Abingdon, Oxon; Routledge.

Parkinson, M., Meegan, R., Karecha, J., Evans, R., Jones, G., Sotarauta, M., Ruokolainen, O., Tosics, I., Gertheis, A., Tönko, A., Hegedüs, J., Illés, I. Lefèvre, C. & Hall, P. 2012. Second Tier Cities in Europe: In an Age of Austerity Why Invest Beyond the Capitals? Liverpool John Moores University; Liverpool.

Parkinson, M., Meegan, R., Karecha, J., Evans, R., Jones, G., Sotarauta, M., Ruokolainen, O., Tosics, I., Gertheis, A., Tönko, A., Hegedüs, J., Illés, I. Lefèvre, C. & Hall, P. 2012. Second Tier Cities and Territorial Development in Europe: Performance, Policies and Prospects. The ESPON 2013 Programme, Applied Research. Executive summary and final report. ESPON Coordination Unit and European Institute of Urban Affairs, Liverpool John Moores University; Liverpool

Sotarauta, M. and Saarivirta, T. 2012. Strategy development in knowledge cities revisited – the roles of innovation strategy in Helsinki Metropolitan Area explored. In Garmann Johnsen. H.C. & Ennals, R. (eds.) Creating collaborative advantage: Innovation and knowledge creation in regional economies. Gower, pp. 79-90.

Markku Sotarauta, Tiina Ramstedt-Sen, Sanna Kaisa Seppänen & Kati-Jasmin Kosonen. 2011. Local or Digital Buzz, Global or National Pipelines: Patterns of Knowledge Sourcing in Intelligent Machinery and Digital Content Services in Finland, European Planning Studies, Vol. 19, No. 7, July 2011, 1305-1330

Sotarauta, M. & Pulkkinen, R. 2011. Institutional Entrepreneurship for Knowledge Regions: In Search of a Fresh Set of Questions for Regional Innovation Studies. Environment & Planning C, 29 (1), pp. 96-112.

Asheim, B., Isaksen, A., Moodysson, J., and Sotarauta, M. 2011. Knowledge bases, modes of innovation and regional innovation policy: A theoretical re-examination with illustrations from the Nordic countries. In Bathelt, H., Feldman, M.P., and Koegler, D.F. (eds) Beyond Territory: Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation, pp. 227-249, London and New York: Routledge.

Saarivirta, T. 2010. Finnish Higher Education Expansion and Regional Policy. Higher Education Quarterly, Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 353-372.

Sotarauta, M. 2010. Regional Development and Regional Networks: The Role of Regional Development Officers in Finland. European Urban and Regional Studies, 17(4), pp. 387-400.

Sotarauta, M. 2010. Leadership Challenge. In Eriksson, A, Caniels, M., Cooke, P., Uyarra, E., Sotarauta, M. & Wallin, J. Regional innovation Policy in Transition: Reflections on the Change Process in the Skåne Region. Vinnova Report 2010:17, 107-118. Vinnova: Stockholm.

Eriksson, A, Caniels, M., Cooke, P., Uyarra, E., Sotarauta, M. & Wallin, J. 2010. Regional innovation Policy in Transition: Reflections on the Change Process in the Skåne Region. Vinnova Report 2010:17, 107-118. Vinnova: Stockholm.

Sotarauta, M. 2010. Leadership and Governance in Regional Innovation Systems. In Eriksson, A. (ed). The Matrix – Post Cluster Innovation Policy. Vinnova Report, VR 2010:10, pp. 54-65, Stockholm, Sweden.

Consoli, D. & Vona, F. & Saarivirta, T. 2010. An Analysis of the Graduate Labour Market in Finland: the impact of spatial agglomeration and skill-job mismatches. INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Working Paper Series 2010-2.

Veugelers, R., Aiginger, K., Edquist, C., Breznitz, D., Murray, G., Ottaviano, G., Hyytinen, A., Kangasharju, A., Ketokivi, M., Luukkonen, T., Maliranta, M., Maula, M., Okko, P., Rouvinen, P., Sotarauta, M., Tanayama, T., Toivanen, O. & Ylä-Anttila, P. 2009. Evaluation of the Finnish National Innovation System – Policy Report. Taloustieto Oy. Helsinki University Print; Helsinki.

Kosonen, K-J. 2009. Strengthening Self-Renewal Capacity in the InnoSteel Platform in Hämeenlinna, Finland. In Sotarauta, M. (toim.) 2009. Itseuudistumisen kapasiteetti ja alueelliset innovaatiopolitiikat. ss.100-118. Tekesin katsaus 263/2009. Tekes. Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. 2009. Power and Influence Tactics in the Promotion of Regional Development: An Empirical Analysis of the Work of Finnish Regional Development Officers. Geoforum. 40:5. pp. 895-905.

Edquist, C. & Luukkonen, T. & Sotarauta, M. 2009. Broad-Based Innovation Policy. In Evaluation of the Finnish National Innovation System – Full report. pp. 11-54. Taloustieto Oy, Helsinki University Print: Helsinki.

Viljamaa, A., Kolehmainen, J. & Kuusisto, J. 2009. For and against? An exploration of inadvertent influences of policies on KIBS industries in the Finnish policy setting. /The Service Industries Journal/ 2009, iFirst Article, 1–17.

Saarivirta, T. (2009) Building Self-Renewal Capacity for Future Growth and Adaptation. Social Science Insight, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 16-40.

Saarivirta, T. 2009. Self-Renewal Capacity and Economic Growth . Manchester Business School Working Paper No 568, Manchester.

Saarivirta, T. 2009. Why Not the Best Schools? The Finland Report. ACER Press, Melbourne.

Sotarauta, M. & Kostiainen, J. 2008. The development of cities in the network society: Is general culture the smart city’s foundation? In Tiihonen, P. (ed.) Metropolises, Asia and General Culture Publication of the Committee for the Future 6. Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. 2008. Power and Leadership in Regional Development: An Empirical Analysis of the Work of Finnish Regional Development Officers. Working paper 33. Manchester Institute of Innovation Research. Manchester.

Ritsilä, J. & Nieminen, M. & Sotarauta, M. & Lahtonen, J. 2008. Societal and Economic Engagement of Universities – An Evaluation Model. Higher Education Management and Policy Journal. Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 118-137.

Saarivirta, T. (2008) Innovative Platforms for Self-Renewal. Helsinki Quarterly 2/08, pp. 16-20. City of Helsinki Urban Facts.

Caldwell, B. & Harris, J., in association with Douglas, E., Egan, D., Goodfellow, M., Saarivirta, T., Spinks, J. and Zhao, Y. (2008) Breakthrough in Governance. Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, iNet. London. 77 pages.

Srinivas, S., Kosonen, K-J., Nummi, J. and Viljamaa, K. 2008. Varieties of Innovation and Welfare Regimes: The Leap from R&D Projects to the Development of City-regions. European Planning Studies, Volume 16, Issue 9 October 2008, pp. 1267-1291

Lester, R. & Sotarauta, M. (eds.) 2007. Innovation, Universities and the Competitiveness of Regions. Technology review, 214/2007. Tekes. Helsinki. (AND Universities, Industrial Innovation, and Regional Economic Development: A Report of the Local Innovation Systems -project. Industrial Performance Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge: USA)

Benneworth, P., Charles, D. R., Chaudhuri, S., Coenen, L., Hodgson, C., Humphrey, L., Oosterlynck, S. & Sotarauta, M. 2007. The role of leadership in promoting regional innovation policies in Œordinary regions¹: Lessons from international case studies. A report prepared for NESTA Places and Innovation Research programme. London: NESTA.

Sotarauta, M. & Kautonen, M. 2007. Co-evolution of the Finnish National and Local Innovation and Science Arenas: Towards a Dynamic Understanding of Multi-Level Governance. Regional Studies, Vol. 41, No 8, pp. 1085-1098.

Kosonen. K-J. 2007. On Strengthening the Knowledge Base of Knowledge-Intensive SMEs in Less-Favoured Regions in Finland. In: Cooke, P. & Schwartz, D. (eds.) Creative Regions: Technology, Culture and Knowledge Entrepreneurship. Taylor & Francis, Inc. (Routledge).

Boschma, R. & Sotarauta, M. 2007. Economic policy from an evolutionary perspective: The case of Finland. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. Vol 7, Nos 2-5, pp. 156-173.

Kosonen, K-J. (2006) On Strengthening the Knowledge Base in Less-Favored Regions in Finland. In: Torkkeli, Marko (eds.), Regional revival: Perspectives on industrial and corporate change. Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. Lappeenranta University of Technology. Research Report 178. 80 p., 952-214-316-2. Lappeenranta, Finland. 2006

Kosonen, K-J. 2006. Linking less-favoured Finnish regions to the knowledge economy through university filial centres. In: Philip Cooke & Andrea Piccaluga (eds.) Regional Development in the Knowledge Economy. Taylor & Francis, Inc. (Routledge)., pp: 160-182.

Sotarauta, M. & Nauwelaers, C. & Gulbrandsen, M. & Dubarle, P. 2006. Supporting the Contribution of Higher Education Institutions to Regional Development: Peer Review Report:Trøndelag (Mid-Norwegian Region), Norway. OECD. Directorate for Education. Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE). Paris.

Sotarauta, M. & Srinivas, S. 2006. Co-evolutionary Policy Processes: Understanding Innovative Economies and Future Resilience. Futures, Vol. 38, No. 3. April. pp. 312-336 (via ScienceDirect)

Sotarauta, M. 2005. Tales of resilience from two Finnish cities: Self-renewal capacity at the heart of strategic adaptation. In Duke, C. & Osborne, M. & Wilson, B. (eds.) Rebalancing the social and economic learning, partnership and place. Niace. Leicester.

Kolehmainen, J. 2005. Knowledge Institutions in the Local Innovation Environment: Case Digital Media Agglomeration in Tampere. In Kasvio, A. & Anttiroiko, A-V. (eds.) e-City: Analysing efforts to generate local dynamism in the City of Tampere. Tampere University Press.Tampere.

Sotarauta, M. & Srinivas, S. 2006. Co-evolutionary Policy Processes: Understanding Innovative Economies and Future Resilience. Futures, Vol. 38, No. 3. April. pp. 312-336 (via ScienceDirect)

Raunio, M. & Sotarauta, M. 2005. Highly Skilled Labor Force in the Global Field of Choices: Case Finland. Paper presented at Oxford Round Table ”Adapting to Globalization in the 21st Century”. St. Antony’s College. University of Oxford, England. July 31 – August 5. 2005. Oxford, UK.

Raunio, M. 2005. Connectivity and Rewards. Capitalization of human interaction and intelligence: Where to invest? Abstraktijulkaisussa ?Regional Growth Agendas?. Regional Studies Association.

Sotarauta, M. & Srinivas, S. 2005. Renewal of Regions – An Evolutionary Point of View: Reflections from South Ostreobothnia, Finland. In Markowski, T. (ed.) Regional Scientists’ Tribute to Professor Ryszard Domanski. Polish Academy of Sciences, Commitee for Space Economy and Regional Planning. Warsaw.

Kosonen, K-J. 2005. Strengthening the Research and Educational Basis for Regional Development in Less-Favored Regions. MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 05-003

Srinivas, S. & Viljamaa, K. 2005. Economic institutionalisation in practice: Development and the ”Third Role” of Universities. MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 05-002

Boschma, R. A. & Sotarauta, M. 2005. Economic policy from an evolutionary perspective: the case of Finland. Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography, 05.09. University of Utrecht.

Sotarauta, M. 2005. Shared Leadership and Dynamic Capabilities in Regional Development. In Sagan & Halkier (eds.) Regionalism Contested: Institution, Society and Governance. Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series. Cornwall, Ashgate.

Sotarauta, M. 2005. Resilient City-Regions – Mission Impossible? Tales from Finland and Beyond about how to Build Self-Renewal Capacity. Hot Topic Paper. Observatory Pascal, Place Management, Social Capital and Learning Regions. Melbourne.

Kosonen, K-J. 2005. Linking Less-favoured Regions to the Knowledge Economy – Finnish Experiences. In the book of abstracts ”Regional Growth Agendas”. Regional Studies Association.

Kosonen, K-J. 2005. Linking Less-favoured Regions to the Knowledge Economy – Finnish Experiences. Paper presented at the Regional Studies Association International Conference ”Regional Growth Agendas”. Aalborg, Denmark. 28th-31st May 2005.

Viljamaa, K. 2005. New knowledge strategies for an old industry cluster. Developing university-industry relations in motorsports industry in Charlotte (NC), USA. In the book of abstracts ”Regional Growth Agendas”. Regional Studies Association

Viljamaa, K. 2005. New knowledge strategies for an old industry cluster. Developing university-industry relations in motorsports industry in Charlotte (NC), USA. Paper presented at the Regional Studies Association International Conference ”Regional Growth Agendas”. Aalborg, Denmark. 28th-31st May 2005.

Kosonen, K-J. 2005. Strengthening emerging industries in the less favoured regions trough ”bringing knowledge in” mechanism . In: Hannula, M. & Järvelin, A-M. & Seppä, M. 2005. (ed.) FeBR 2004. Frontiers of e-Business Research 2004. University of Tampere. e-Business Research Center. Cityoffset Oy, Tampere. 2005.

Sotarauta, M. & Srinivas, S. 2005. The Co-Evolution of Policy and Economic Development: A Discussion on Innovative Regions. MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 05-001. (AND Evolutionary Theories in the Social Sciences WP 05-001)

Sotarauta, M. & Kosonen, K. 2004. Strategic adaptation to the knowledge economy in less favoured regions: a South-Ostrobothnian university network as a case in point, in P. Cooke & A. Piccaluga (eds.) Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar.

Raunio, M. 2004. Finland conncetig to global labour markets of experts. Economic Trends 4/2004. pp.66-69.

Raunio, M. 2004. Global brand or national image in development of city-region? Conference of Geographers; Geographies at Margins, Joensuu, Finland 12.11.2004. Book of Abstracts

Raunio, M. 2004. Finland – the land of cheap R&D labour? Unitas, Nordea economic review 2/2004, vol. 76. s. 10-15

Kolehmainen, J. 2004. Innovation activities of KIBS companies: Some empirical finding from Finnish new media and software companies. In Hannula, M., Järvelin, A. – M. & Seppä, M. (Eds.) FeBR 2003: Frontiers of e-Business Research 2003. Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere. Tampere.

Kosonen, K-J. 2004. Building Institutional Capacity and Strengthening Emerging Industries in Less Favoured Regions. Conference Paper in: Globelics Conference 2004. Innovation Systems and Development: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges. Beijing, China, October 16-20. Paper Nro 68.

Kosonen, K-J. 2004. New Technologies and Innovation Capacity: Boosting Economic Transition Processes in the Less-Favoured Regions. In Hannula, M. & Järvelin, A-M. & Seppä, M. 2004. (Eds.) FeBR 2003. Frontiers of e-Business Research 2003. University of Tampere. e-Business Research Center. Cityoffset Oy, Tampere.

Martinez-Vela, C. & Viljamaa, K. 2004. Becoming high-tech: The reinvention of the mechanical engineering industry in Tampere, Finland. MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 04-001

Martinez-Vela, C. & Viljamaa, K. 2004. Becoming high-tech: The reinvention of the mechanical engineering industry in Tampere, Finland. A paper presented in The DRUID Summer Conference 2004 on ”Industrial Dynamics, Innovation and Development”. June 14 – 16, 2004. Elsinore, Denmark.

Viljamaa, K. 2004. What does it take to build a local biotechnology cluster in a small country? The case of Turku, Finland, as an example. A paper presented in The DRUID Summer Conference 2004 on ”Industrial Dynamics, Innovation and Development”. June 14 – 16, 2004. Elsinore, Denmark.

Helenius-Mäki, L. 2003. Security as a key value – building security villages for elderly and handicapped people. Conference paper. Gated Communities: Building Social Division Or Safer Communities. 18th – 19th September 2003 . Glasgow .

Kolehmainen, J. 2003. Territorial Agglomeration as a Local Innovation Environment: The Case of a Digital Media Agglomeration in Tampere, Finland. MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 03-002.

Kolehmainen, J. 2003. Territorial Agglomeration as a Local Innovation Environment: Some Theoretical Considerations and Policy Aspects. In Riukulehto, S: (Ed.) New Technologies and Regional Development. HY-Makes 2003, Serie A:6. Seinäjoki.

Kosonen, K-J. 2003. Building Innovation Capacity in Less Favoured Regions – New Technologies and University Networks. In Riukulehto, S. (Ed.). New Technologies and Regional Development. Seinäjoki: HY-Makes 2003. Serie A:6, pp. 126 – 147

Kosonen, K-J. 2003. Building Innovation Capacity in the Less Favoured Regions – New Technologies and Innovation Networks. Reinventing Regions in a Global Economy. Regional Studies Association International Conference, 12th – 15th, April 2003, Pisa, Italy. Conference Abstract Volume. Regional Studies Association. Full paper in: http://www.regional-studies-assoc.ac.uk/events/pisa.html

Kosonen, K-J. 2003. New Technologies and Innovation Capacity – Boosting Economic Transition Processes in the Less Favoured Regions. An abstract and a conference paper in the Congress CD-Rom: 43rd Congress of the European Regional Science Association. Peripheries, Centres and Spatial Development in the New Europe. August 27-30, 2003. Jyväskylä, Finland. www.ersa.org/

Kosonen, K-J. 2003. New Technologies and Innovation Capacity – Boosting Economic Transition Processes in the Less Favoured Regions. A reviewed abstract in the conference abstract book: From Idea to knowledge. e-Business Research Forum eBRF 2003. September 23-25, 2003. Tampere Finland. www.ebrc.info

Mustikkamäki, N. 2003. Distribution of work in the network society. Intra-organisational networks and regional development in Finland. In Book of abstracts Reinventing Regions in the Global Economy . Regional Studies Association.

Raunio, M. 2003. Attractiveness of Finland in the Global Field of Choices of Foreign IT-professionals. Reinventing Regions in The Global Economy, Regional Science Association, Pisa, 12th 15thApril 2003. Book of Abstracts

Raunio. M, 2003. Highly skilled labour force in the global field of choices. Seminaari-paperi. Immigration, tha labour market and the Nordic welfare state- seminar. Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolans 60-års jubileum. University of Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. & Kosonen, K-J. 2003. Institutional Capacity and Strategic Adaptation in Less Favored Regions: A South Ostrobothnian University Network as a Case in Point. MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 03-003.

Sotarauta, M. & Viljamaa, K. 2003. Leadership and Management in the Development of Regional Innovation Environments. In Riukulehto, S. (Ed.) New Technologies and Regional Development. University of Helsinki, Seinäjoki Institute for Rural Research and Training, Series A 6. pp. 57-80. Seinäjoki.

Srinivas, S. & Viljamaa, K. 2003. BioTurku: ”Newly” innovative? The rise of bio-pharmaceuticals and the biotech concentration in southwest Finland MIT IPC Local Innovation Systems Working Paper 03-001.

Viljamaa, K. 2003. The technological, economic and institutional aspects behind the development of biotechnology industry in Turku region. The 2003 European Regional Science Association Conference, ”Peripheries, Centres, and Spatial Development in the New Europe” Jyväskylä, Finland August 27th – 30th, 2003. Book of Abstracts.

Viljamaa, K & Martínez Vela, C. 2003. Regional competence building as a co-development of industry and university – The case of mobile machines industry in Tampere region. Regional Studies Association International Conference, Pisa, Italy 12th – 15th April 2003. Book of Abstracts.

Kostiainen, J. & Sotarauta, M. 2003. Great Leap or Long March to Knowledge Economy: Institutions, Actors and Resources in the Development of Tampere , Finland . European Planning Studies. Vol. 10, Nro 5.

Sotarauta, M. 2003. Building Knowledge-based Core Competencies and Leadership in the Flowing World. In Formica, P. & Sanz, L. (eds.) Frontiers of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Readings in Science Park Policies and Practice. IASP Publication. International Association of Science Parks.

Sotarauta, M. 2003. In Search of Lost Qualities: Leadership and Power in Creation of Knowledge Economy. RSA Conference Reinventing Regions in the Global Economy. Conference abstract volume. April 2003.

Sotarauta, M. 2003. Dynamic Capacities in Promotion of Economic Development of City-regions. CD-Rom of the 43rd European Congress of the Regional Science Association. Jyväskylä , Finland .

Kostiainen, J. 2002. Urban Economic Development Policy in the Network Society. Tekniikan Akateemisten Liitto. Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. & Bruun, H. (eds.) 2002. Nordic Perspectives on Process-Based Regional Development Policy. Nordregio report 2002:3. Stockholm .

Kosonen, K-J. 2002. ”Building Innovation Capability in the Less Favoured Regions – University Collaboration as a Tool”. The 42nd Conference of the European Regional Science Association, ERSA: From Industry to Advanced services. Perspectives of European Metropolitan Regions. Book of Abstracts. Dortmund. Germany.

Mustikkamäki, N., Viljamaa, K. & Sotarauta, M. 2002. Polycentric Development and Urban Networking: Reflections from Finland. In Markowski, T. & Marszal, T. (ed.) Polycentric Metropolitan Regions – New Concepts and Experiences. Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee for Space Economy and Regional Planning. Warsaw.

Raunio, M. 2002. Image of Finland divided among foreign ICT professionals. Economic Trends 2/2002. s. 21-28.

Sotarauta, M. & Viljamaa, K. 2002. Leadership and Management in the Development of Regional Innovation Environments. ERSA 2002 Conference From Industry to Advanced services Perspectives of European Metropolitan Regions. Book of Abstracts. Dortmund. Germany.

Sotarauta, M. 2002. Teaching Futures-Seeking Policy Process. In Advancing Futures: Futures Studies in Higher Education, Ed. Dator, J. A. Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, London, pp. 217-232.

Sotarauta, M. & Hukkinen, J. 2002. From Space of Places to Space of Flows: Nordic Perspectives on Process-Based Regional Development Policy. In Sotarauta, M. & Bruun, H. (eds.) Nordic Perspectives on Process-Based Regional Development Policy. Nordregio report 2002:3. Stockholm .

Sotarauta. M. 2002. Leadership, Power and Influence in Regional Development: A Tentative Typology of Leaders and Their Ways of Influencing. In Sotarauta, M. & Bruun, H. (eds.) Nordic Perspectives on Process-Based Regional Development Policy. Nordregio report 2002:3. Stockholm .

Sotarauta, M. & Hukkinen J. & Bruun, H. & Linnamaa, R.- 2002. Observations and Policy Recommendations: Nordic Regional- Development Policy in Search of New Modes of Action. In Sotarauta, M. & Bruun, H. (eds.) 2002. Nordic Perspectives on Process-Based Regional Development Policy. Nordregio report 2002:3. Stockholm .

Kostiainen, J. & Sotarauta, M. 2002. Finnish City Reinvented: Tampere ’s Path from Industrial to Knowledge Economy. MIT/IPC Working Paper 02-007. Cambridge : USA .

Sotarauta, M. 2002. In Search of Lost Qualities: Some Reflections on Leadership and Influence in Regional Development. Journal of Nordregio, April, Vol 2. Nordregio. Pp. 6-7. Stockholm .

Linnamaa, R. & Sotarauta, M. 2002. Improvement of Competitiveness as the main subject. In Economic Trends. No 1. 2002. Statistics Finland . Helsinki .

Sotarauta, M. & Majoinen, K. (toim.) 2001. Kommunerna I en värld av flöden: kommunernas utmaningar I det globala nätverkssamhället. Finlands kommunförbund. Helsinfors.

Mustikkamäki, N. & Viljamaa, K. & Sotarauta, M. 2001. Urban networks – spatial or issue-based: Some reflections from Finland. Book of abstracts of an international conference Multipolar patterns of urban development – competition or cooperation. University of Lodz and Polish geographical society, Poland.

Raunio, M. 2001 HR-orientation in local economic development (LED) policies of urban sub-regions. Regional Transitions. European regions and the challenges of development, integration and enlargement. Regional Studies Association International conference 15th.-18th September, Gdansk, Poland. Book of Abstracts.

Sotarauta, M. 2001. Network Management and Information Systems in Promotion of Urban Economic Development: Some Reflections from CityWeb of Tampere . European Planning Studies. Vol 9, No 6.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 2001. In Search of New Model for Strategic Planning: Soft Strategy, Self-managing Teams and Promotion of Regional Development in South Ostrobothnia . In Zimmermann & Janschitz (eds.) Regional Policies in Europe : Key Opportunities for Regions in the 21st Century. Pp. 189-210. Institute of Geography and Regional Science, University of Graz . Austria .

Sotarauta, M. & Majoinen, K. 2001. Växelverkan mellan globalt och lokalt I nätverkssamhället: Hur ska det görä med kommunerna [The interaction of global and local in the Network Society: What happens to the municipalities]. Sotarauta, M. & Majoinen (eds.) Kommunerna I en värld av flöden: kommunernas utmaningar I det globala nätverkssamhället.The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities. Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. 2001. Ledarskapet och inflytande I kommunerna: Lämpliga typer I lagom blandning [Leadership and influence in the municipalities: Right persons in right combination]. Sotarauta, M. & Majoinen (eds.) Kommunerna I en värld av flöden: kommunernas utmaningar I det globala nätverkssamhället.The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities. Helsinki.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 2001. Urban Competitiveness and the Management of Urban Policy Networks. In Techonology, Society and Environment 2/2001. Helsinki University of Technology, Laboratory of Environmental Protection Publication. Espoo.

Sotarauta, M. 2001. Kommunala ledare för alla möjliga behov…. [Many kinds of municipal leaders] Visionären, Nro 3. s. 4-5. Finlands Kommunförbund. Helsingfors.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 2001. Urban Competitiveness and the Management of Urban Policy Networks. In Techonology, Society and Environment 2/2001. Helsinki University of Technology, Laboratory of Environmental Protection Publication. Espoo.

Viljamaa, K. 2001. Local level information needs and their meaning for evaluation practice in regional development policy. An example from Northern Tampere region, Finland. Regional Transitions: European Regions and the Challenges of Development, Integration and Enlargement. Regional Studies Association International Conference. Book of abstracts. Gdansk, Poland.

Raunio, M. 2000. Urban Environment Encountering The Third Millenium- The Quality of Living Environment as a Resource for Regional Development in the Network Society. Urban Futures 2000 Conference, 10-14 of July 2000, Johannesburg , South-Africa. Book of Abstracts

Sotarauta, M. 2000. Building Knowledge-based Core Competencies in the Flowing World. Third Triple Helix Conference – The Endless Transition, Book of abstracts. pp 206.

Sotarauta, M. (ed.) 1999. Urban Futures: A Loss of Shadows in the Flowing Places? Futura Vol. 18, No 3.

Sotarauta, M. & Vehmas, J. (eds.) 1995. Regions and Environment in Transition: In Search of New

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 1999. Network Management and Information Systems in Promotion of Urban Economic Development: Tampere CityWeb as a Case in Point Regional Studies Association. Regional Potentials in an Integrating Europe . International Conference, Book of abstracts.

Sotarauta, M. 1999. Masterful design or muddling through: Finnish experiences of strategic planning. Abstracts, XIII AESOP Congress. pp. 186.

Sotarauta, M. 1999. The Quality of Urban Development Strategy Process as a Competitive Advantage. Domanski, R. (ed.) Competitiveness of regions in the Polish and European perspective, Studia Regionalia, Committee for Space Economy and Regional Planning of the Polish Academy of Sciences, vol. 9. Warsaw .

Sotarauta, M. 1999. Introducing: The Journey through Forces Shaping Urban Futures. In Sotarauta, M. (ed.) Urban Futures: A Loss of Shadows in the Flowing Places? Futura Vol. 18, No 3.

Sotarauta, M. 1999. In Search of Strategic Consciousness and Using Plans as Mirrors: The Case of Raisio Town . Sociedade e Território. Nro 29. pp 16-35.

Sotarauta, M. 1999. The Game of the Urban Futures: What it Takes to Play in the Network Society? In Sotarauta, M. (ed.) Urban Futures: A Loss of Shadows in the Flowing Places? Futura Vol. 18, No 3.

Linturi, H. & Malaska, P. & Sotarauta, M. 1998. Emerging New Media and Learning Environment for Futures Studies: The Case of the Finland Futures Academy . Futures, Vol. 30, No 7, 745-747.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 1998 Crossing the Many Borders. Finnish Local Development Policies Facing New Challenges. European Planning Studies, Vol 6. No 2, p. 229-235.

Sotarauta, M. 1998. Teaching Futures Seeking Communicative Policy-Processes. American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 42, No 3. s. 449-461.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 1998. The Finnish Multi-Level Policy-Making and the Quality of Local Development Policy Process: The Cases of Oulu and Seinänaapurit Sub-regions. European Planning Studies. Vol. 6, No 5. pp. 505-524.

Sotarauta, M. 1998. In Search of Strategic Consciousness and Using Plans as Mirrors: The Case of Raisio Town. Book of abstracts, XII AESOP Congress Planning, Professionals and Public Expectations, pp. 112. Aveiro, Portugal.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 1998. Urban Competitiveness and Management of Urban Policy Networks. Cities at the Millenium, Workshop abstracts. University of East London. Lontoo.

Sotarauta, M. & Linnamaa, R. 1997. The Quality of Local Development Policy Process: The Cases of Oulu and Seinänaapurit Sub-regions. Conference Abstracts, XI AESOP Congress Planning Knowledge for European Market. AESOP, Katholieke Universitiet Nijmegen.

Sotarauta, M & Linnamaa, R. 1997. Promotion of Local Economic Development and the Quality of Policy Processes: Oulu, Tampere and Turku as Cases in Point. Abstracts. European Regional Science Association 37th Congress. p. 105. August 26-29. Rome, Italy.

Sotarauta, M & Linnamaa, R. 1997. The Quality of Local Development Policy Process in Co-Operation Between Municipalities. CD-Rom of the Congress of 37th European Regional Science Association. Rome, Italy.

Raagmaa, G. & Sotarauta, M. 1997. Estonian Futures: Scenarios and Strategic Issues of a Small Country in Transition. Abstracts. European Regional Science Association 37th Congress. p 229-230. August 26-29. Rome, Italy.

Sotarauta, M. 1997. Finland Futures Academy networks the futures field. Futures Bulletin, Vol 23. No 3. p. 3.

Sotarauta, M. 1997. Finnish Regional Policy in Transition: Towards Rigid Planning Machine or Dynamic Governance? European Spatial and Research Policy. Vol 4, No 1. pp. 85-100.

Sotarauta, M. 1997. Escaping the Strategic Policy-Making Traps by Soft Strategies: Redirecting the Focus. Nordisk Samhällsgeografisk Tidskrift, No 24, april, pp. 48-62.

Sotarauta, M. 1996. Formulowanie strategii zarzadzania gmina w procesie harmonijnego rozwiazywania problemow. Samorzad terytorialny, No 1-2, p. 82-93. Warszawa.

Sotarauta, M. 1995. In Search of New Approaches on Community Governance: Towards New Models and Softer Strategies. In Oulasvirta, L. (ed.) Finnish Local Government in Transition. Special quarterly of Finnish Local Government Studies, vol. 22, No 4. pp. 386-392.

Karppi, J.I. & Sotarauta, M. 1995. Limits and Possibilities of Regional Strategies. In Pakarinen, T. & Ylinen, H. (eds.) Are Local Strategies Possible? -Scrutinising Sustainabilityp. Tampere University of Technology, Department of Architecture, Urban Planning Publications 29. pp. 280-293. Tampere.

Sotarauta, M & Vehmas, J. 1995. Introduction: In Search of Modes for Governance. In Sotarauta, M & Vehmas, J. (eds.) Regions and Environment in Transition: In Search of New Solutions. University of Tampere. Department of Regional Studies, research reports A 16. pp. 1-10. Tampere.

Sotarauta, M. 1995. Argumentative Mirroring: Local Governance as the Art of Fine-Tuning Dilemmas of Strategy. In Sotarauta, M & Vehmas, J. (eds.) Regions and Environment in Transition: In Search of New Solutions. University of Tampere. Department of Regional Studies, research reports A 16. pp. 67-84. Tampere.

Sotarauta, M. 1994. Finnish Municipalities and Planning in Transition – Empowerment, Impulses and Strategies. European Planning Studies. vol 2, No 3.