Spatial Clustering of the U.S. Biotech Industry

The study develops a county-level spatial tobit model that analyzes factors affecting site-selection of the U.S. biotech industry. The hypothesis of spatial agglomeration economies is confirmed for the spatial structure of the biotech industry, indicating that biotech firms are positively correlated across counties, resulting in clustering of biotech production.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21360
Total Pages:
35
Series Statement:
Selected Paper 156735




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