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Capturing Knowledge: The Location Decision of New Ph.D.s Working in Industry

In: Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment


  • Albert J. Sumell
  • Paula E. Stephan
  • James D. Adams


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  • Albert J. Sumell & Paula E. Stephan & James D. Adams, 2009. "Capturing Knowledge: The Location Decision of New Ph.D.s Working in Industry," NBER Chapters,in: Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment, pages 257-287 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch:11624

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    1. Paula E Stephan & Grant Black, 1999. "Bioinformatics: Does the US system lead to missed opportunities in emerging fields? A case study," Science and Public Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 26(6), pages 382-392, December.
    2. Jeffrey A. Groen & Michelle J. White, 2003. "In-State versus Out-of State Students: The Divergence of Interest between Public Universities and State Governments," NBER Working Papers 9603, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Audretsch, David B & Stephan, Paula E, 1996. "Company-Scientist Locational Links: The Case of Biotechnology," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 86(3), pages 641-652, June.
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    1. Paula Stephan, 2007. "Wrapping It Up in a Person: The Mobility Patterns of New PhDs," NBER Chapters,in: Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 7, pages 71-98 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Steven Poelhekke, 2006. "Do Amenities and Diversity Encourage City Growth? A Link Through Skilled Labor," Economics Working Papers ECO2006/10, European University Institute.
    3. Jaan Masso & Raul Eamets & Jaanika Merik├╝ll & Hanna Kanep, 2009. "Support for Evolution in the Knowledge-Based Economy:Demand for PhDs in Estonia," Baltic Journal of Economics, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies, vol. 9(1), pages 5-30, July.

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