Do only big cities innovate? Technological maturity and the location of innovation.

Michael Orlando, Michael Verba

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Examines whether large populations are a prerequisite for development. Information on innovations and where they occur; Reasons for the higher rates of innovation in populous places; Effect of technological maturity on the location of innovation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-57
JournalEconomic Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes



  • Economic development
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology diffusion
  • Industrial location
  • Population
  • Regions
  • Economic geography

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