The geography of research and development activity in the U.S
AbstractIn the U.S., metropolitan areas contain the largest concentrations of people and jobs. Despite some drawbacks, these so-called agglomeration economies also have benefits, such as the cost savings that result from being close to suppliers and workers. Spatial concentration is even more pronounced among establishments that do basic research and development (R&D). In "The Geography of Research and Development Activity in the U.S.," Kristy Buzard and Jerry Carlino show that geographic concentration of R&D extends beyond locations such as Silicon Valley. In fact, many types of R&D establishments are highly concentrated geographically.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in its journal Business Review.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): Q3 ()
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- Kristy Buzard & Gerald Carlino, 2009. "The geography of research and development activity in the U.S," Working Papers 09-16, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
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- Gerald A. Carlino & Jake Carr & Robert M. Hunt & Tony E. Smith, 2010.
"The agglomeration of R&D labs,"
10-33, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
- Gerald A. Carlino & Jake K. Carr & Robert M. Hunt & Tony E. Smith, 2011. "The agglomeration of R&D labs," Working Papers 11-42, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
- Gerald A. Carlino & Robert M. Hunt & Jake K. Carr & Tony E. Smith, 2012. "The agglomeration of R&D labs," Working Papers 12-22, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
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