Networks and geography in the economics of knowledge flows

Networks and geography in the economics of knowledge flows Qual Quant (2011) 45:1065–1066 DOI 10.1007/s11135-011-9491-4 Networks and geography in the economics of knowledge flows A rejoinder Mario A. Maggioni · Teodora Erika Uberti Published online: 30 March 2011 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011 Both comments by Anne ter Val and Nadine Massard add useful insights and add complemen- tary perspective to the multifaceted issue we addressed in our paper and they demonstrated that, at least in part, we achieve our stated aim of “ Demonstrate that networks and geogra- phy are the necessary ingredients for every study of the innovative process at any level of analysis: from individual agents, to institution/organization, from the regional to the national and international level”. In this rejoinder we will mainly focus on what we regard as the main issues raised in the comments trying to expand our intuition on this complex matter. Geographical versus network positioning We are convinced that further efforts should be put in the attempt to disentangle the relational and the geographical positioning effects on both the level of knowledge flows and the effect of innovative performance of emitting and receiving nodes. On the one hand, this can be empirically implemented through the use of a group of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality & Quantity Springer Journals

Networks and geography in the economics of knowledge flows

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/networks-and-geography-in-the-economics-of-knowledge-flows-Dz50i88VHy
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Subject
Social Sciences; Methodology of the Social Sciences; Social Sciences, general
ISSN
0033-5177
eISSN
1573-7845
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11135-011-9491-4
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Qual Quant (2011) 45:1065–1066 DOI 10.1007/s11135-011-9491-4 Networks and geography in the economics of knowledge flows A rejoinder Mario A. Maggioni · Teodora Erika Uberti Published online: 30 March 2011 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011 Both comments by Anne ter Val and Nadine Massard add useful insights and add complemen- tary perspective to the multifaceted issue we addressed in our paper and they demonstrated that, at least in part, we achieve our stated aim of “ Demonstrate that networks and geogra- phy are the necessary ingredients for every study of the innovative process at any level of analysis: from individual agents, to institution/organization, from the regional to the national and international level”. In this rejoinder we will mainly focus on what we regard as the main issues raised in the comments trying to expand our intuition on this complex matter. Geographical versus network positioning We are convinced that further efforts should be put in the attempt to disentangle the relational and the geographical positioning effects on both the level of knowledge flows and the effect of innovative performance of emitting and receiving nodes. On the one hand, this can be empirically implemented through the use of a group of

Journal

Quality & QuantitySpringer Journals

Published: Mar 30, 2011

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve Freelancer

DeepDyve Pro

Price
FREE
$49/month

$360/year
Save searches from Google Scholar, PubMed
Create lists to organize your research
Export lists, citations
Access to DeepDyve database
Abstract access only
Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles
Print
20 pages/month
PDF Discount
20% off