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Does Distance Matter Less Now? The Changing Role of Geography in Biotechnology Innovation

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  • Daniel Johnson & Kristina Lybecker, 2012. "Does Distance Matter Less Now? The Changing Role of Geography in Biotechnology Innovation," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 40(1), pages 21-35, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:40:y:2012:i:1:p:21-35
    DOI: 10.1007/s11151-011-9316-6
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