IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/bxr/bxrceb/y2003v46i3p5-9.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Spécial issue on the economics of knowledge spillovers: introduction and overview

Author

Listed:
  • Michele Cincera

Abstract

This paper summarises the contents of the special issue of the Brussels Economic Review on the economics of knowledge spillovers. The studies of this special issue lead to the following main findings. Knowledge spillovers arise through different channels and they are largely shaped by the structure of economic activities in a given region. Universities appear to be a main actor of science and technology generation and transfer. However, this source of scientific information does not appear to play an important role for the firms innovative activities. Furthermore, while universities are an important actor of firms innovative collaborative agreements, the fruits of these partnerships do not have a significant impact on firms' economic performance.

Suggested Citation

  • Michele Cincera, 2003. "Spécial issue on the economics of knowledge spillovers: introduction and overview," Brussels Economic Review, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles, vol. 46(3), pages 5-10.
  • Handle: RePEc:bxr:bxrceb:y:2003:v:46:i:3:p:5-9
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: https://dipot.ulb.ac.be/dspace/bitstream/2013/11871/1/ber-0257.pdf
    File Function: ber-0257
    Download Restriction: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Knowledge spillovers; Innovation; Industry-University S&T transfer and colaborations; Firm's économie performance;

    JEL classification:

    • O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • O19 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - International Linkages to Development; Role of International Organizations
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:bxr:bxrceb:y:2003:v:46:i:3:p:5-9. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Benoit Pauwels). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/dulbebe.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.