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Cities and Growth: Knowledge Spillovers in the Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

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This paper examines the presence of knowledge spillovers that affect the adoption of advanced technologies in the Canadian manufacturing sector. It examines whether plants that adopt advanced technologies are more likely to do so when there are other nearby plants that do so within a model of technology adoption.

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  • No, Angela, 2008. "Cities and Growth: Knowledge Spillovers in the Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies," The Canadian Economy in Transition 2008018e, Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis Division.
  • Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp1e:2008018e
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    1. Adelheid Holl & Rafael Pardo & Ruth Rama, 2013. "Spatial patterns of adoption of just-in-time manufacturing," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 92(1), pages 51-67, March.
    2. Mark Drayse, 2011. "Globalization and Innovation in a Mature Industry: Furniture Manufacturing in Canada," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(3), pages 299-318.

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    Business performance and ownership; Economic accounts; Information and communications technology; Manufacturing; Productivity accounts; Regional and urban profiles;

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