Innovative activity in rural areas: the importance of local and regional characteristics
Abstract: Innovation, supported by a developed and active entrepreneurial system, long has been recognized as critical to regional economic competitiveness. Innovation also plays an essential role for rural economic development as these regions respond to the challenges of competing in the global economy. Barkley and Henry identify assets that contribute to nonmetro innovation ?hot spots.?
File(s): File format is application/pdf http://www.frbsf.org/publications/community/review/122006/barkley.pdf
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Part of Series: Community Development Investment Review
Publication Date: 2006