Age, human capital and the geography of innovation

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Frosch, Katharina; Tivig, Thusnelda;
  • Publisher: Rostock: Universität Rostock, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre
  • Subject: Innovation | human capital | Humankapital | Patent | Deutschland | demographic change | O31 | J24 | regional innovation analysis | knowledge production function,regional innovation analysis,human capital,aging,demographic change,patents | Berufserfahrung | patents | aging | Region | Altersgruppe | knowledge production function
    • jel: jel:J24 | jel:O31
      ddc: ddc:330

An aging labor force is often associated with a decreasing innovative performance on aggregate, firm or individual level. Using a regional knowledge production function to explain patenting activity in German districts, we propose to include the effect of age in a twofo... View more
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