Geographical proximity and scientific collaboration

@article{Katz1994GeographicalPA,
  title={Geographical proximity and scientific collaboration},
  author={J. Sylvan Katz},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={31},
  pages={31-43}
}
Geography, economic, socio-political and language are considered to be factors that effect the level of research collaboration. However, to-date no technique has been developed to isolate the effect of geographical proximity from the other factors. This paper presents a methodology for specifically examining geographical effects on intra-national scientific collaboration. An investigation of intra-national university-university collaboration in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom using… CONTINUE READING

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