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Recruitment, Knowledge Integration and Modes of Innovation

By | June 5th, 2014|Categories: Economic Geography, Economics General, Innovation Systems, Management of Innovation, Publication, Publication_Home|

  About a week or so ago we received the favorable editorial decision about our (Sverre, Tore and I) paper "Recruitment, knowledge integration and modes of innovation" has been accepted for publication in Research Policy. In the paper we investigate how the intrinsic characteristics of firms’ knowledge bases and processing routines have evolved with the past inflow [...]

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New Evolutionary Economics – Volume III

By | May 15th, 2014|Categories: Publication, Uncategorized|

Just recently the - Volume III edited by Kurt Dopfer and by Jason Potts was published. The set of three volumes of the New Evolutionary Economics series republishes selected articles in evolutionary economics. Volume I bundles contributions in evolutionary microeconomics, volume two is about evolutionary mesoeconomics. And volume three gathers key contributions in evolutionary macroeconomics. The [...]

Best Paper Award

By | December 16th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Management of Innovation, Open Innovation, Publication|

Recently we received the news that our paper "Open innovation practices and their effect on innovation performance" published by the International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management has received the Best Paper Award 2012 by the journal. To the best of our knowledge this paper is the first to develop a complete indicator framework for examining open [...]

One of the most downloaded articles in Applied Economic Letters

By | November 15th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation, Open Innovation, Publication|

We have just received the notice that our paper "The relationship between international innovation collaboration, intramural R&D and SMEs innovation performance: a quantile regression approach" is among the Top 10 of the most downloaded papers in Applied Economics Letters in 2013. Currently it is free for download.

Regional Knowledge Bases & Extra-Regional Collaboration

By | October 17th, 2013|Categories: Economic Geography, Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Open Innovation, Publication|

Recently we, that is Christina Koller, Sverre J. Herstad and I, received the news that our joint paper "Does the composition of regional knowledge bases influence extra-regional collaboration for innovation?" is published by Applied Economics Letters today. The paper emphasizes that ther is a growing research interest in the relationship between the composition of regional knowledge bases, [...]

On Industrial Knowledge Bases, Commercial Opportunities and Global Innovation Network Linkages

By | September 25th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation, Publication|

Our (Sverre J. Herstad, Heidi Wiig Aslesen and my) paper "On industrial knowledge bases, commercial opportunities and global innovation network linkages" publication by Research Policy  is now online available  . It is commonly argued that we are witnessing a shift from global production networks, driven by the search for markets and lower cost production sites, to global [...]

Does Offshoring Hurt Domestic Innovation Activities?

By | September 8th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Management of Innovation, Publication|

I have (together with Bernhard Dachs, Steffen Kinkel, and Oliver Som) contributed a column to the VoxEU.org. VoxEU.org is a policy portal set up by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (www.CEPR.org) in conjunction with a consortium of national sites. Vox aims to promote research-based policy analysis and commentary by leading scholars. The intended audience is economists [...]

On the Link Between Urban Location and the Involvement of Knowledge Intensive Business Service Firms in Collaboration Networks

By | August 9th, 2013|Categories: Economic Geography, Internationalization, Management of Innovation, Publication|

Today we realized that our  (i.e. Sverre J. Herstad's and my) paper "On the link between urban location and the involvement of knowledge intensive business services firms in collaboration networks" is published  by Regional Studies. Find the paper here. The empirical analysis of the paper utilizes unique Norwegian establishment-level innovation data to investigate whether location in urban [...]

Open innovation practices and their effect on innovation performance

By | April 3rd, 2013|Categories: Management of Innovation, Open Innovation, Publication|

We all are relieved. A paper that has been accepted for publication about 2.5 years ago, has finally been published. "Open innovation practices and their effect on innovation performance" by Carter Bloch, Sverre Herstad, Els van de Velde and myself has been published last night by International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM). The findings in [...]

International and national collaboration for innovation – Does the composition of the regional knowledge base matter?

By | February 11th, 2013|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Internationalization, Publication, Workshop / Conference|

Together with Christina Koller I have recently finalized the draft for a research note about international and national collaboration for innovation. The paper titled "International and national collaboration for innovation – Does the composition of the regional knowledge base matter?" will be presented at the research conference of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences. In the [...]