Intangible Capital in Industrial Research : Effects of Network Position on Individual Inventive Productivity

@inproceedings{Salmenkaita2002IntangibleCI,
  title={Intangible Capital in Industrial Research : Effects of Network Position on Individual Inventive Productivity},
  author={Jukka-Pekka Salmenkaita},
  year={2002}
}
The paper investigates the effects of collaboration networks on inventive productivity within an industrial research environment. A distinction is made between two kinds of network structures: structural holes offering information brokerage opportunities to individuals and network closures supporting co-specialization of individuals. Hypotheses regarding the effects of network positions on the development of technological know-how are tested based on longitudinal individual-level network data… CONTINUE READING