R & D, Patenting and New Research Laboratories in a Long Wave Context

  • Alfred Kleinknecht


In the preceding two chapters we have discussed longer-term indicators of radical innovations on various definitions. In the following we shall examine whether our findings from Chapters 3 and 4 are consistent with statistics on the foundation of new research labs and with more commonly-used innovation indicators such as data on R & D and patenting.


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© Alfred Kleinknecht 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Kleinknecht
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  1. 1.Limburg UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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