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Spatial diversity in invention: evidence from the early R&D labs

Tom Nicholas.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 13514 words.

This article uses historical data on inventor and firm research and development (R&D) lab locations to examine the technological and geographic structure of corporate knowledge capital...

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Swedish business research productivity

Olof Ejermo and Astrid Kander.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 12681 words.

Sweden experienced an increase in the ratio of granted patents to research and development spending (R&D) between 1989 and 1998, a period when R&D spending grew rapidly. The ratio of...

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The System of Rice Intensification and its Impacts on Household Income and Child Schooling: Evidence from Rural Indonesia

Kazushi Takahashi and Christopher B. Barrett.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 12080 words.

The yield potential of a set of improved rice management practices, known as the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), has attracted much attention. Yet we know surprisingly little about...

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Technology and institutions in changing specialization: chemicals and motor vehicles in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany

Andrew Tylecote and Giovanna Vertova.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 12966 words.

There were radical changes in national specialization during the 20th century: Germany's loss of dominance—to the United States' and United Kingdom—in much of the chemicals industry; the...

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Technology Policies for a Green Revolution and Agricultural Transformation in Africa

Keijiro Otsuka and Yoko Kijima.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 5621 words.

Asian Green Revolution is essentially technology-led and policy-supported, rather than policy-driven as is often assumed. That is, the development of semi-dwarf high-yielding varieties of...

Universities in crisis?—new challenges and strategies in two English city-regions

David Charles, Fumi Kitagawa and Elvira Uyarra.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis. 11239 words.

Universities in the UK have experienced dramatic changes since the onset of the global financial crisis, partly due to the immediate effects of the crisis, but also to the change in...

Universities in emerging economies: bridging local industry with international science—evidence from Chile and South Africa

Elisa Giuliani and Roberta Rabellotti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 8138 words.

Emerging economies are now becoming more central in global competition. To achieve this, many countries have invested to develop into ‘knowledge economies’. Universities have a role to play...

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