Collaborative Networks as Determinants of Knowledge Diffusion Patterns

@article{Singh2005CollaborativeNA,
  title={Collaborative Networks as Determinants of Knowledge Diffusion Patterns},
  author={Jasjit Singh},
  journal={IO: Productivity},
  year={2005}
}
This paper examines whether interpersonal networks help explain two widely documented patterns of knowledge diffusion: (1) geographic localization of knowledge flows, and (2) concentration of knowledge flows within firm boundaries. I measure knowledge flows using patent citation data, and employ a novel regression framework based on choice-based sampling to estimate the probability of knowledge flow between inventors of any two patents. As expected, intraregional and intrafirm knowledge flows… 
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