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Knowledge spillovers: cities' role in the new economy


  • Gerald A. Carlino


Jerry Carlino points out that cities, no longer centers of manufacturing, now serve as centers of creativity and innovation. The resulting “knowledge spillovers” are important components of today's economic growth.

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  • Gerald A. Carlino, 2001. "Knowledge spillovers: cities' role in the new economy," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q4, pages 17-26.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedpbr:y:2001:i:q4:p:17-26

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