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R&D spillovers and the ge-ography of innovation and production
The invention disclosed herein is a liquid fuel composition having reduced soot and smoking characterized comprising a major proportion of a liquid hydrocarbon fuel and a minor proportion of GroupExpand
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Innovation in Large and Small Firms: An Empirical Analysis
The authors present a model suggesting that innovative output is influenced by RD and (2) these d eterminants have disparate effects on large and small firms. Copyright 1988 by American EconomicExpand
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Innovation and Industry Evolution
It once took two decades to replace one-third of the Fortune 500; now a subset of new firms are challenging and displacing this elite group at a breathtaking rate, while armies of startups come andExpand
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Innovation and Small Firms
Utilizing a unique data set, Zoltan Acs and David Audretsch provide a rich empirical analysis of the increased importance of small firms in generating technological innovations and their growingExpand
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New-Firm Survival and the Technological Regime
The survival rates of over 11,000 firms established in 1976 are compared across manufacturing industries. The variation in ten-year survival rates across industries is hypothesized to be the resultExpand
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The knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship
Contemporary theories of entrepreneurship generally focus on the recognition of opportunities and the decision to exploit them. Although the entrepreneurship literature treats opportunities asExpand
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Innovation, growth and survival
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explain why the likelihood of survival and post-entry growth rates vary systematically from industry to industry. In particular, the post-entry performance ofExpand
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Agglomeration and the location of innovative activity
Only a few years ago the conventional wisdom predicted that globalization would render the demise of the region as a meaningful unit of economic analysis. Yet the obsession of policy-makers aroundExpand
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New Firm Survival: New Results Using a Hazard Function
A limitation of Audretsch's 1991 study of new-firm survival was the level of aggregation to industries. This precluded linking establishment-specific characteristics, such as organizational structureExpand
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Innovation in Cities: Science-Based Diversity, Specialization and Localized Competition
Whether diversity or specialization of economic activity better promotes technological change and subsequent economic growth has been the subject of a heated debate in the economics literature. TheExpand
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