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The role of clustering in the growth of new technology-based firms

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  • Elicia Maine
  • Daniel Shapiro

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  • Aidan Vining

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

Volume (Year): 34 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 127-146

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Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:34:y:2010:i:2:p:127-146

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Keywords: Clusters; Small firm growth; New technology-based firms; Gibrat’s Law; Economic geography; R1; L2; L26; M2;

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  1. Matthias Duschl & Tobias Scholl & Thomas Brenner & Dennis Luxen & Falk Raschke, 2012. "Industry-specific firm growth and aggolmeration," Working Papers on Innovation and Space 2012-06, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  2. Erik Stam, 2010. "Growth beyond Gibrat: firm growth processes and strategies," Small Business Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 35(2), pages 129-135, September.
  3. Aurora A.C. Teixeira & Marlene Grande, 2013. "Determinants of the economic performance of Portuguese Academic Spin-offs: do Science & Technology infrastructures and support matter?," FEP Working Papers 502, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
  4. Dina Cunha & Sandra T. Silva & Aurora A.C. Teixeira, 2013. "Are Academic Spin-Offs necessarily New Technology-Based firms?," FEP Working Papers 482, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.

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