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dc.contributor.authorDegner, Haralden_US
dc.contributor.authorStreb, Jochenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-10-25en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-08T11:24:56Z-
dc.date.available2010-11-08T11:24:56Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:bsz:100-opus-5078en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/41467-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, we use both patents' individual life span and foreign patenting activities in Germany to identify the most valuable patents of the 21 most innovative countries (except for Germany) from the European Core, the European periphery and overseas between 1877 and 1932. Our empirical analysis reveals that important characteristics of the international distribution of foreign patents are time-invariant. In particular, the distribution of foreign patents across countries in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was as highly skewed as it was in the late twentieth century - and even dominated by the same major research economies. Our analysis suggests that firms' technological advantages were influenced both by exogenous local factors, such as the countries' resource endowment, and by endogenous factors, such as the national education and research system or the countries' actual stage of economic development.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv. Hohenheim, Forschungszentrum Innovation und Dienstleistung |cStuttgarten_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aFZID discussion papers |x21-2010en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwPatenten_US
dc.subject.stwTechnologietransferen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleForeign patenting in Germany: 1877 - 1932en_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn637733762en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:fziddp:212010-

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