Table of contents for Innovation and the growth of cities / Zoltan J. Acs.


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1  Technology and entrepreneurship                             1
2  Knowledge, innovation and firm size                       24
3  Local geographic spillovers                               44
4  Sectoral characteristics                                  63
5  Innovation of entrepreneurial firms                       74
6  Capital structure, innovation and firm size               98
7  Employment growth in metropolitan areas                  115
8  Employment, wages and R&D spillovers                      135
9  Heterogeneity versus specialization                      154
10 Regional innovation systems                              167
11 Epilogue: towards a 'new model of regional economic
development'?                                            192
Appendix A: The innovation database                          196
Appendix B: Innovations, R&D lab employment and university
research by state                               203
Appendix C: Innovation, R&D lab employment and university
research by MSA                                 205
Appendix D: Innovation, private R&D lab employment and
university research by MSA and industry sector  209
Appendix E: Industry groupings                               214
Appendix F:  List of variables                               215








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Technological innovations Economic aspects, Industrial management, Urban economics, Economic development