Research Clustering, Co-Patenting Networks and the Growth of Regions
List of Abbreviations
2SLS Two-stage least squares A Atkinson index a.k.a. also known as AT Austria AIC Akaike information criterion BBR Bundesamt fu¨r Bauwesen und Raumordnung BE Belgium CEEC/CEE-10 Central and Eastern European Countries CES Constant elasticity of substitution CH Switzerland CMSA Consolidated metropolitan statistical area CP Core-periphery CRS Constant returns to scale CY Cyprus CZ Czech Republic DE Germany DK Denmark DPMA Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt e.g. exempli gratia EC European Community EE Estonia EEG Evolutionary economic geography emp. employment EPC European Patent Convention EPO European patent Oﬃce ERA European Research Area ERDF European Regional Development Fund ES Spain ESDA Exploratory spatial data analysis ESF European Social Fund ESPON European Spatial Planning Observation Network EU European Union EU-15 European Union of 15 member states EU-25 Enlarged European Union of 25 member states EU-27 Enlarged European Union of 27 member states FC Footloose capital FE Footloose entrepreneur xx List of Abbreviations FI Finland FR France GDP Gross domestic product GE Generalized entropy index GINI Gini Index GIS Geographical information system GLOC Locational Gini GMM Generalized method of moments GR Greece GSPACE Spatial Gini GVA Gross value added HHI Herﬁndahl-Hirschman index HME Home market eﬀect HRST Human resources in science and technology HT High-technology HU Hungary i.a. inter alia ICT Information and communications technology ID Identiﬁer IE Ireland i.e. id est innov. innovation IPC International Patent Classiﬁcation IPR Intellectual property rights ISI Fraunhofer-Institut fu¨r System- und Innovationsforschung IT Italy IV Instrumental variable JPO Japan Patent Oﬃce...
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