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The strategic importance of location: Location decisions and the effects of firm location on innovation and knowledge acquisition


  • Jesper Christensen
  • Ina Drejer


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  • Jesper Christensen & Ina Drejer, 2005. "The strategic importance of location: Location decisions and the effects of firm location on innovation and knowledge acquisition," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(6), pages 807-814, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:eurpls:v:13:y:2005:i:6:p:807-814
    DOI: 10.1080/09654310500187862

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