Ethnic Scientific Communities and International Technology Diffusion

Abstract

This study explores the role of U.S. ethnic scientific and entrepreneurial communities for international technology transfer to their home countries. U.S. ethnic researchers are quantified through an ethnicname database and individual patent records. International patent citations confirm knowledge diffuses through ethnic networks, and manufacturing output… (More)

Topics

12 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Kerr2007EthnicSC, title={Ethnic Scientific Communities and International Technology Diffusion}, author={William R. Kerr}, year={2007} }