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Title Fruits of Their Neighbors: The Role of Geography in Agricultural Innovation
Author Stiller-Shulman, Alex Julian
Lybecker, Kristina M.
Johnson, Daniel K. N.
Type of Resource text
Digital Origin born digital
Date Created 2010-07-27
Abstract Closely following the notion of innovative geographic clusters, this paper examines knowledge flows in the US agriculture industry for evidence of innovative agglomeration. The data indicate that a closer distance between any two agricultural patent origins increases the probability that one cites the other as prior art. Further, subtle interregional variations characterize the degree to which proximity advances agricultural innovation. Finally, the results show that older innovations in agriculture proliferate more readily than recently created knowledge.
Keywords innovation
economic geography
Rights Statement Copyright restrictions apply. Contact the author for permission to publish.
Note (admin) Acquired from Colorado College Department of Economics and Business. Saved as PDF/A1.b using Adobe Acrobat Professional.
Language eng
Extent 26 p. : ill., map
Local Identifier 2010-07
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:3304
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