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Essays on innovation in Germany (1877 - 1914)

  title={Essays on innovation in Germany (1877 - 1914)},
  author={Shuxing Yin},
This Ph.D. dissertation studies innovation in Germany from 1877 to 1914. The German patents that had survived for at least ten years are used as a proxy of innovation. The introduction briefly outlines the issues to be investigated. The first chapter examines the successive waves of technological progress during the German industrialization. It discusses the distribution of patents across industries and across regions. The second chapter investigates the regional innovation system (RIS) in… Expand
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