Fernandes, Cristina and Ferreira, João (2011): Knowledge Spillovers and Knowledge Intensive Business Services: An Empirical Study.
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Knowledge is increasingly perceived as a central factor for company competitiveness. With the transfer of knowledge one of the core functions of knowledge intensive business service (KIBS) companies, the objective of our research incorporates analysis on how the transfer of knowledge takes place between the higher education sector and the KIBS universe. Our empirical results demonstrate that cooperation between KIBS and universities occurs independent of their location (rural or urban) and typology (professional or technological). We furthermore found that rural KIBS have increased their levels of graduate employment faster than their urban KIBS peers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Knowledge Spillovers and Knowledge Intensive Business Services: An Empirical Study|
|Keywords:||knowledge; spillovers; cooperation; universities; KIBS|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L84 - Personal, Professional, and Business Services
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
|Depositing User:||João Matos Ferreira|
|Date Deposited:||17. Nov 2011 10:00|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:04|
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