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Embodied Knowledge Transfer Comparing inter-firm labor mobility in the music industry and manufacturing industries

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  • Lars Frederiksen
  • Silvia Rita Sedita

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This paper adds new knowledge to the phenomenon of transferring embodied knowledge through labor mobility by means of a comparative study of the entertainment and manufacturing industries. Explorative in nature, the paper takes advantage of unique data on the Danish labor market (i.e. IDA) to investigate labor mobility patterns for the two selected industries and to detect internal differences within industry segments and regarding creative intensive and invention activities in particular. We use the music industry as a proxy for the entertainment industries.

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Paper provided by DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies in its series DRUID Working Papers with number 05-14.

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Date of creation: 2005
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Handle: RePEc:aal:abbswp:05-14

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Keywords: Embodied knowledge transfers; labor market dynamics; inter-firm mobility; creative intensive and invention activities; entertainment industries; manufacturing industries;

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