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Knowledge, Innovation and Space

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  • Charlie Karlsson
  • Börje Johansson
  • Kiyoshi Kobayashi
  • Roger R. Stough

Abstract

The contributions in this volume extend our understanding about the different ways distance impacts the knowledge conversion process. Knowledge itself is a raw input into the innovation process which can then transform it into an economically useful output such as prototypes, patents, licences and new companies. New knowledge is often tacit and thus tends to be highly localized, as indeed is the conversion process. Consequently, as the book demonstrates, space or distance matter significantly in the transformation of raw knowledge into beneficial knowledge.

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  • Charlie Karlsson & Börje Johansson & Kiyoshi Kobayashi & Roger R. Stough (ed.), 2014. "Knowledge, Innovation and Space," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13819.
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