Knowledge Networks from Patent Data

Methodological Issues and Research Targets

The economic literature on technical change has increasingly relied upon patent citation data to measure inter-personal knowledge flows. Many doubts exist about whether patent citations really reflect the designated inventors’ knowledge of both their technical fields, and of the other inventors and...

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Main Author: Breschi, Stefano
Lissoni, Francesco
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Place of publication: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands
published in: Handbook of Quantitative Science and Technology Research pp. 613 - 643
ISBN: 9781402027024
EISBN: 1402027559
Discipline: Sciences (General)
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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