Innovative activity in rural areas: the importance of local and regional characteristics
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.?
Are we running out of new ideas? a look at patents and R&D
Reaching through the genome
Trade in ideas: patenting and productivity in the OECD
International patenting and technology diffusion