2013 AESOP Best Published Award to James Simmie

Published at: 22 July 2013

AESOP Best Published Paper Award 2013 went to
JAMES SIMMIE
for the paper
PATH DEPENDANCE AND NEW TECHNOLOGICAL PATH CREATION IN THE DANISH WIND POWER INDUSTRY
published in
EUROPEAN PLANNING STUDIES 20:5, 753-772

The paper....

 

  • suggests a ‘hybrid’ socio-economic theory on technological innovation, which expands theoretical boundaries,
  • helps planners to understand how they can contribute to innovation,
  • delivers both a theoretically innovative approach, and an original empirical study
  • provides a better understanding of how to stimulate innovation in times of energy transition and economic crisis.

 

 

 

The list of finalists included also:

Davoudi, Simin
The Legacy of Positivism and the Emergence of Interpretive Tradition in Spatial Planning
in Regional Studies

Lawless/Pearson:
Outcomes from Community Engagement in Urban Regeneration: Evidence from England's New Deal for Communities Programme
in Planning Theory and Practice

Marshall, Stephen:
Science, pseudo-science and urban design
in Urban Design International

Shearmur, Richard:
Are cities the font of innovation? A critical review of the literature on cities and innovation
in Cities

 

 

Categorized as : Best Published Paper Prize