The Growth of Knowledge-Based Small Firms in Monterrey, Mexico

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2008-02
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Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.
Parada, Jaime
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Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin
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"The Growth of Knowledge-Based Small Firms in Monterrey, Mexico" by Elsie Echeverri-Carroll: Monterrey, in the Mexican state of Nuevo León, long has been known for its large industrial enterprises and heavy industry. Today, however, the city is transitioning to a more knowledge-based economy marked by tech startups and innovation.

"Monterrey International City of Knowledge: The Vision" by Jaime Parada: The strategic goal of the Monterrey International City of Knowledge Program (MICK), launched in November 2004, is to build a knowledge-based economy for the region based on innovation, using the talent and creativity of the region’s more than four million citizens.

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