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dc.contributor.authorMenz, Ninaen_US
dc.contributor.authorOtt, Ingriden_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-11en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-15T09:48:12Z-
dc.date.available2011-04-15T09:48:12Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:swb:90-225882-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/44973-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the role of nanotechnologies as a general purpose technology for regional development. Due to pervasiveness, nanotechnologies may be utilized in diverse applications thereby providing the basis for both localization and urbanization externalities. We carry out patent and publication analyses for the city state of Hamburg during the period 1990-2010. We find evidence that nanotechnologies are advanced in the context of regional knowledge bases and follow up prevailing specialization patterns. As nanotechnologies develop both industry specific and city specific externalities become effective leading to specialization deepening and specialization widening which both are functions of the increasing nano-knowledge base.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aKIT [u.a.] |cKarlsruheen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWorking paper series in economics |x18en_US
dc.subject.jelR11en_US
dc.subject.jelO31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordgeneral purpose technologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordnanotechnologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordspecializationen_US
dc.subject.keyworddiversificationen_US
dc.subject.keywordMarshall-Jacobs controversyen_US
dc.subject.keywordpatent and publication analysisen_US
dc.titleOn the role of general purpose technologies within the Marshall-Jacobs controversy: The case of nanotechnologiesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn656097078en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:kitwps:18-

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