A measure of technological distance
AbstractIn this paper we construct an intuitive measure of technological distance. We compare it to previously used measures and show that it satisfies a desirable independence axiom that other commonly used measures fail to satisfy.
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Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Patents; Research and development; Technological distance;
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