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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...

How controversial innovation succeeds in the periphery? A network perspective of BASF Argentina

Johannes Glückler.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 11737 words.

This article builds elements of a theory of peripheral innovation in transnational corporations. Although subsidiaries at the geographical periphery of the global economy and at the...

Learning, Misallocation, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Malaria Therapy in Tanzania

Achyuta Adhvaryu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 17323 words.

I study how the misallocation of new technology to individuals, who have low ex post returns to its use, affects learning and adoption behaviour. I focus on anti-malarial treatment, which...

Overcoming Obstacles: The Internet's Contribution to Firm Development

Caroline Paunov and Valentina Rollo.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Manufacturing; Services; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development. 4184 words.

Based on 49,610 firm observations across 117 developing and emerging countries for 2006–2011, we show that their respective industries’ adoption of the Internet had positive spillover...

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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