Silicon Valley: Why has Silicon Valley proved difficult to copy? – QuoraPosted: April 19, 2012
To understand Silicon Valley, we need to change our normal viewing perspective. Ordinarily, we think of economics in either macro terms inputs of land, labor, capital, and maybe technology or micro terms how individual companies are built. But there is a third perspective – the behavior of economic systems. How systems work has been a big mystery, because it requires bridging the macro and the micro. This is particularly hard because few macroeconomists want to build companies, and few entrepreneurs want to be macroeconomists.
Why do you think that Silicon Valley has proved difficult to copy?