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Accumulation of knowledge and accumulation of capital in early ‘theories’ of growth and development

Renee Prendergast.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10905 words.

This paper argues that prior to Adam Smith economic progress was largely conceived as being based on the accumulation of knowledge. The development by Turgot and Smith of a concept of...

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Agricultural Industrialization: A Metaeconomics Look at the Metaphors by which we Live

Gary D. Lynne.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

Agriculture continues to be driven by rapid technological change on the base of a particular kind of value system. This path produces an abundance and variety of high-quality food and...

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Allocation of human capital and innovation at the frontier: firm-level evidence on Germany and the Netherlands

Eric Bartelsman, Sabien Dobbelaere and Bettina Peters.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Education and Research Institutions; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 23755 words.

This article examines how productivity effects of human capital and innovation vary at different points of the conditional productivity distribution. Our analysis draws upon two large...

Appropriate technology in a Solovian nonlinear growth model

Davide Fiaschi and Andrea Mario Lavezzi.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6681 words.

We propose a Solovian growth model with a convex–concave production function and international technological spillovers. We test the empirical implications of the model, analysing the...

Are international technology gaps growing or shrinking in the age of globalization?

Thomas Kemeny.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; International Trade; Economic Development. 14589 words.

This article examines changing international technology gaps over the recent period of globalization, 1972–2001, using a novel measure of technology. It evaluates each economy's technology...

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A Century-Long Perspective on Agricultural Development

Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and C. Peter Timmer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 13016 words.

This article strategically surveys the past century’s literature on agricultural development. We organize the discussion around three “grand themes” that reveal the richness of agricultural...

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Chinese and Indian MNEs’ shopping spree in advanced countries. How good is it for their innovative output?

Vito Amendolagine, Elisa Giuliani, Arianna Martinelli and Roberta Rabellotti.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business. 13331 words.

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Do emerging-market multinational enterprises (EMNEs) innovate after they have acquired advanced countries’ innovative firms and have invested in...

A co-evolutionary perspective on the drivers of international sourcing of pharmaceutical R&D to India

Stine Jessen Haakonsson, Peter D. Ørberg Jensen and Susan M. Mudambi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Manufacturing. 10355 words.

The attractiveness of the Indian pharmaceutical industry as a destination for R&D sourcing by multinational corporations (MNCs) has evolved over the past decades. This evolution has...

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Constructing entrepreneurial advantage: consensus building, technological uncertainty and emerging industries

Nichola Lowe and Maryann Feldman.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Entrepreneurship; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 11554 words.

In 1976, Cambridge, MA, and Berkeley, CA, responded to concerns about the environmental effects of recombinant DNA by adopting identical biosafety ordinances. This paper explores the...

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The contribution of universities to innovation and economic development: in what sense a regional problem?

Dominic Power and Anders Malmberg.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 7182 words.

To explore the contradictions and problems apparent in contemporary policy towards universities, this article reviews two parallel but related debates: the debate about competitive and...

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Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Integrated Pest Management Extension Methods: An Example from Bangladesh

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, George W. Norton, Jeffrey Alwang, Monayem Miah and Gershon Feder.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 7314 words.

This study examines the cost-effectiveness of alternative methods for diffusing integrated pest management practices in Bangladesh. Methods compared include farmer field schools, field...

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The crash of the knowledge economy

Ugo Pagano and Maria Alessandra Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 9688 words.

This paper advances the hypothesis that some of the roots of the present crisis are to be found in the present institutions of the knowledge economy. While protectionism is seen as a...

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The creation of knowledge: local building, global accessing and economic development—toward an agenda

Harald Bathelt and Patrick Cohendet.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 6692 words.

This article argues that local knowledge building and global (nonlocal) knowledge-accessing practices in economic development are intrinsically interwoven. They generate fundamental...

De-centering ‘spatial fix’—patterns of territorialization and regional technological dynamism of ICT hubs in China

Yu Zhou, Yifei Sun, Y. H. Dennis Wei and George C. S. Lin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 0 words.

This article critically assesses Harvey’s ‘spatial fix’ thesis through systematically comparing the spatial patterns and dynamics of three key regions of China’s information and...

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The digital skin of cities: urban theory and research in the age of the sensored and metered city, ubiquitous computing and big data

Chirag Rabari and Michael Storper.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development. 9133 words.

A ‘digital skin’ of the city is coming into being. This skin consists of a sensored and metered urban environment. The urban world is becoming a platform for generating data on the workings...

Does structure influence growth? A panel data econometric assessment of “relatively less developed” countries, 1979–2003

Ester G. Silva and Aurora A. C. Teixeira.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 16743 words.

Neo-Schumpeterian streams of research emphasize the close relationship between changes in economic structure in favor of high-skill and high-tech branches and rapid economic growth. They...

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Dynamics of innovation in a globalizing china: regional environment, inter-firm relations and firm attributes

Cassandra C. Wang and George C. S. Lin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 9369 words.

Existing theoretical attempts to understand the dynamics of technological innovation have focused on the influence of regional environment and inter-firm relations. More recently, however,...

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The economic resilience of regions: towards an evolutionary approach

James Simmie and Ron Martin.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 8301 words.

In this paper, we review the different definitions of resilience and their potential application in explaining the long-term development of urban and regional economies. We reject...

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Efficiency and Technical Change in the Philippine Rice Sector: A Malmquist Total Factor Productivity Analysis

Chieko Umetsu, Thamana Lekprichakul and Ujjayant Chakravorty.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 11022 words.

Regional differences in total factor productivity, efficiency, and technological change in the Philippine rice sector are examined for the post-Green Revolution era. Malmquist productivity...

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Evolution, roots and influence of the literature on National Systems of Innovation: a bibliometric account

Aurora A. C. Teixeira.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Economic Development. 13170 words.

The literature on the National Systems of Innovation (NSI) is a relatively new field of research that has spread remarkably in the past 20 years. This article offers a complementary,...

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