Firm growth and the spatial impact of geolocated external factors-empirical evidence for German manufacturing firms

  • Matthias Duschl, Antje Schimke, +1 author Dennis Luxen
  • Published 2011
In this paper the relationship between firm growth and external knowledge sources, such as related firms and universities, is studied. The spatial characteristics of these relationships are examined by geolocating firms into a more realistic relational space using travel time distances and using flexible distance decay function specifications. This approach… (More)