The geography of innovation is an intriguing topic for economists andmanagement scholars as well as corporate decision makers and governmentpolicymakers. The observation that firms are remarkably concentratedin geographic space has inspired a large body of research conductedin a variety of industries in management, economics and sociology(Krugman 1991; Saxenian 1994; Almeida and Kogut 1999; Sorensonand Audia 2000). According to the economic geography literature, firmstend to agglomerate to gain better access to pooled skilled labors, sharedspecialized suppliers, inter-firm knowledge spillovers, and greater consumerdemands (Marshall 1920; for a recent review, see McCann andFolta 2008). Like other economic activities, firms’ knowledge creation
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