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Are there really high-tech clusters? The geographic concentration of German manufacturing industries and its determinants

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  • Björn Alecke
  • Christoph Alsleben
  • Frank Scharr
  • Gerhard Untiedt

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  • Björn Alecke & Christoph Alsleben & Frank Scharr & Gerhard Untiedt, 2006. "Are there really high-tech clusters? The geographic concentration of German manufacturing industries and its determinants," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 40(1), pages 19-42, March.
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    DOI: 10.1007/s00168-005-0014-x
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