Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research, "We exploit a unique data set focusing on firms operating in fields that apply nanotechnology. Our findings suggest that regions that offer knowledge can stimulate employment growth in smaller and younger firms."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "By contrast, being embedded into specialized regions might be counterproductive, especially for firms belonging to a particularly knowledge intensive sector and older firms."
For more information on this research see: Impact of local knowledge endowment on employment growth in nanotechnology. Industrial and Corporate Change, 2013;22(6):1525-1555. Industrial and Corporate Change can be contacted at:
Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting A. Schimke, Kiel Inst World Econ IfW, D-24105 Kiel,
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