Regional differences of inventive activity and economic growth are important in economic geography. These differences are generally explained by the theory of localized knowledge spillovers, which argues that geographical proximity among economic actors fosters invention and innovation. However, knowledge production involves an increasing number of actors connecting to non-local partners.
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- Social structure
- Exploratory spatial data analysis
- Intermetropolitan networks
- Knowledge exchange
- Knowledge management--United States--Mathematical models.
- knowledge management
- Economic geography--Mathematical models.
- Biotechnology--United States.
- Information networks--United States.
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-171)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Geography