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  • Astebro, Thomas B.
  • Dahlin, Kristina B.
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    Volume (Year): 34 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 9 (November)
    Pages: 1404-1418

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:34:y:2005:i:9:p:1404-1418

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    1. Dahlin, Kristina B. & Behrens, Dean M., 2005. "When is an invention really radical?: Defining and measuring technological radicalness," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 34(5), pages 717-737, June.
    2. Åstebro, Thomas & Thompson, Peter, 2011. "Entrepreneurs, Jacks of all trades or Hobos?," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(5), pages 637-649, June.
    3. Peters, Michael & Schneider, Malte & Griesshaber, Tobias & Hoffmann, Volker H., 2012. "The impact of technology-push and demand-pull policies on technical change – Does the locus of policies matter?," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 41(8), pages 1296-1308.
    4. Lettl, Christopher & Rost, Katja & von Wartburg, Iwan, 2009. "Why are some independent inventors 'heroes' and others 'hobbyists'? The moderating role of technological diversity and specialization," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(2), pages 243-254, March.
    5. Iritié, Jean-Jacques B-G., 2012. "Effets des pôles de compétitivité dans les industries de haute technologie : une analyse d'économie industrielle de l'innovation
      [Effects of competitiveness clusters in high technology industri
      ," MPRA Paper 46686, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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