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dc.contributor.authorAbramovsky, Lauraen_US
dc.contributor.authorSimpson, Helenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-23en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-04T09:19:33Z-
dc.date.available2011-07-04T09:19:33Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/47501-
dc.description.abstractWe investigate evidence for spatially mediated knowledge transfer from university research. We examine whether firms locate their R&D labs near universities, and whether those that do are more likely to co-operate with, or source knowledge from universities. We find that pharmaceutical firms locate R&D near to frontier chemistry research departments, consistent with accessing localised knowledge spillovers, but also linked to the presence of science parks. In industries such as chemicals and vehicles there is less evidence of immediate co-location, but those innovative firms that do locate near to relevant research departments are more likely to engage with universities.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) |cLondonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIFS working papers |x09,03en_US
dc.subject.jelO3en_US
dc.subject.jelR11en_US
dc.subject.jelR13en_US
dc.subject.jelI23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordInnovationen_US
dc.subject.keywordGeographyen_US
dc.subject.keywordSpilloversen_US
dc.subject.keywordPublic Researchen_US
dc.subject.stwHochschulforschungen_US
dc.subject.stwInnovationen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebliche Forschungen_US
dc.subject.stwSpillover-Effekten_US
dc.subject.stwBetrieblicher Standorten_US
dc.subject.stwEntfernungen_US
dc.subject.stwGro├čbritannienen_US
dc.titleGeographic proximity and firm-university innovation linkages: Evidence from Great Britainen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn607240075en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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