Martin Kenney

University of California, Davis

Distinguished Professor

Community and Regional Development Unit

Davis, CA 95616

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

The Application of Artificial Intelligence at Chinese Digital Platform Giants: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent

ETLA Reports, No. 81 (February, 2018)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Kai Jia, Martin Kenney, Juri Mattila and Timo Seppala
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, University of California, Davis, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) and The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
Downloads 1,766 (13,827)
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Artificial Intelligence, Platforms, Platform Business Group strategy, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent

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Platform-Dependent Entrepreneurs: Power Asymmetries, Risks, and Strategies in the Platform Economy

Academy of Management Perspective, In Press
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Donato Cutolo and Martin Kenney
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of California, Davis
Downloads 691 (53,312)
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Platform Economy, Digital Platforms, Entrepreneurship, Ecosystem, Complementors

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The Platform Economy Matures: Measuring Pervasiveness and Exploring Power

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
Martin Kenney, Dafna Bearson and John Zysman
University of California, Davis, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 671 (55,383)
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Platform Economy, Industrial Organization, Amazon, Digitization, Power, Technology, Governance

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5G: Revolution or Hype?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2019
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis, Stanford University Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Digital Prism Advisors and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 548 (71,634)

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Initial Public Offering Database: Data Overview

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
Downloads 528 (74,994)

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Unicorns, Cheshire Cats, and the New Dilemmas of Entrepreneurial Finance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2020
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 413 (99,590)
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Unicorns, Cheshire Cats, and the New Dilemmas of Entrepreneurial Finance

Forthcoming in Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 112 (338,101)
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venture capital, unicorns, IPOs

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Post-IPO Employment and Revenue Growth for U.S. IPOs, June 1996-2010

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 May 2012
Martin Kenney, Donald Patton and Jay R. Ritter
University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Downloads 519 (76,618)
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IPO, initial public offering, policy, startup, firm, employment, revenue, company, companies

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Structuring the Smartphone Industry: Is the Mobile Internet OS Platform the Key

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 May 2011
Martin Kenney and Bryan Pon
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human and Community Development
Downloads 505 (79,250)
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Platforms, Industry structure, Smart phones, Android, iPhone

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Measuring the Impacts of Labor in the Platform Economy: New Work Created, Old Work Reorganized, and Value Creation Reconfigured

Industrial and Corporate Change
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
Dafna Bearson, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 453 (90,216)
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Platform Economy, Technology, Work, Employment, Digitization

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The Platform Economy and Geography: Restructuring the Space of Capitalist Accumulation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 410 (101,301)
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Initial Public Offering Database: Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
Downloads 402 (103,598)

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Ctrip: China's Online Travel Platform — Local Giant or Global Competitor?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Tianyi Shao and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis, Students and University of California, Davis
Downloads 373 (112,801)
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Ctrip, Chinese Platforms, Tourism

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Organizing Venture Capital: The Rise and Demise of American Research & Development Corporation, 1946-1973

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
David H. Hsu and Martin Kenney
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of California, Davis
Downloads 352 (120,408)
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Venture capital, entrepreneurship, organizational evolution, business history

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Global Competitors? Mapping the Internationalization Strategies of Chinese Digital Platform Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Kai Jia, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 336 (126,645)
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Digital Platforms, China, Globalization, Tencent, Alibaba, Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises

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How Venture Capital Became a Component of the U.S. National System of Innovation

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 May 2011
Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis
Downloads 331 (128,704)
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venture capital, innovation, national system of innovation, NSI, regional

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Digitization and Platforms in Agriculture: Organizations, Power Asymmetry, and Collective Action Solutions

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
Martin Kenney, Hiam Serhan and Gilles Trystram
University of California, Davis, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 321 (132,880)
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platforms, agriculture, cooperatives, digitization, platform economy

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Transformation or Structural Change? What Polanyi Can Teach Us about the Platform Economy

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2021
Martin Kenney, John Zysman and Dafna Bearson
University of California, Davis, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 320 (133,287)
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Platform Economy, Polanyi, Great Transformation

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Work and Value Creation in the Platform Economy

Forthcoming, Research in the Sociology of Work edited by Anne Kovalainen and Steven Vallas
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 320 (133,287)
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platform economy, user-generated content, venture labor, internet, work force, contractors

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Academic Misconduct, Misrepresentation and Gaming: A Reassessment

Forthcoming in Research Policy
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
University of California -- Los Angeles, University of California, Davis, SPRU, University of Sussex and Georgia Institute of Technology
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academic misconduct, research fraud, academic misrepresentation, gaming, predatory journals, pseudo conferences

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30 Years after Bayh-Dole: Reassessing Academic Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of California, Davis, Arizona State University-School of Public Affairs and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 271 (158,302)
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Academic Entrepreneurship, University Entrepreneurship, Patents, Licensing, Start-ups, Technology Transfer, Bayh-Dole Act

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Platformizing the Economy? Building and Regulating Chinese Digital Platforms

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Scott McKnight, Martin Kenney and Dan Breznitz
University of Toronto, University of California, Davis and University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Downloads 199 (216,519)
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business power; China; governance; platform economy; public policy

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China's Innovation Challenge: An Introduction

Lewin, A. Y., M. Kenney and J. P. Murmann (2016). China's Innovation Challenge: An Introduction. China's Innovation Challenge: Overcoming the Middle Income Trap. A. Y. Lewin, M. Kenney and J. P. Murmann. Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-1-107-12712-8: 1-31.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Arie Y. Lewin, Martin Kenney and Johann Peter Murmann
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Davis and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 192 (219,486)

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China, innovation, multi-level analysis, Chinese Economy

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Algorithms, Platforms, and Ethnic Bias: A Diagnostic Model

Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery, Forthcoming November 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Silva Selena and Martin Kenney
Independent and University of California, Davis
Downloads 179 (233,151)

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algorithms, digital bias, digital discrimination, platform economy, racism

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Global Supply Chains, Value Added and Production Intensity: Case Semiconductors

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
Harald Holmström, Martin Kenney and Timo Seppala
Aalto University, School of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Students, University of California, Davis and The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
Downloads 161 (255,105)

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Semiconductor industry, Value chain, Value added, Value creation, Manufacturing, Production Intensity

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COVID-19 and the Increasing Centrality and Power of Platforms in China, the USA, and Beyond

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 156 (261,816)

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COVID, China, Platform firms, Amazon, Alibaba

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Building Venture Capital Industries: Understanding the U.S. and Israeli Experiences

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Gil Avnimelech, Martin Kenney and Morris Teubal
Ono Academic College, University of California, Davis and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 156 (261,816)
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Venture Capital, High Tech Cluster, Emergence, Innovation Policy, Targeted Policy, System Evolutionary Perspective, and Industry Life Cycle.

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Platform Power and Regulatory Politics: Polanyi for the 21st Century

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
John W. Cioffi, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Political Science, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 142 (282,139)

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Platform economy, European Union, antitrust, monopoly, Polanyi

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Does Inventor Ownership Encourage University Research-Derived Entrepreneurship? A Six University Comparison

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 May 2011
Martin Kenney and Donald Patton
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development
Downloads 138 (288,524)
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entrepreneurship, university, spin-off, invention, commercialization

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Employment, Work, and Value Creation in the Era of Digital Platforms

In Digital Work and the Platform Economy: Understanding Tasks, Skills and Capabilities in the New Era Eds. Poutanen, S., Kovalainen, S. and Rouvinen, P. Routledge Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney, Petri Rouvinen and John Zysman
University of California, Davis, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 136 (291,812)
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Employment, Work, Value Creation, Digital Platforms, Platform Economy

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Digital Technologies, Innovation, and Skills: Emerging Trajectories and Challenges

Forthcoming Research Policy
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 May 2021
SPRU, University of Sussex, University of California, Davis, University of Manchester and Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria gestionale
Downloads 132 (298,467)

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Digitalization, Innovation, Skills, Digitization

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Computer and Internet Use by Great Plains Farmers

UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics Working Paper No. 04-010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 May 2005
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Kansas State University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Davis
Downloads 132 (298,467)
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Technology adoption, agriculture, competitiveness, net benefits

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Algorithms, Platforms, and Ethnic Bias: An Integrative Essay

Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Silva Selena and Martin Kenney
Independent and University of California, Davis
Downloads 126 (309,068)
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Digital Bias, Digital Discrimination, Algorithms, Platform Economy, Racism

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The Chinese Platform Business Group: An Alternative to the Silicon Valley Model?

Kai, J. & Kenney, M. (2021). The Chinese Platform Business Group: An Alternative to the Silicon Valley Model?. Journal of Chinese Governance, forthcoming.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Kai Jia and Martin Kenney
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and University of California, Davis
Downloads 85 (401,078)

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Silicon Valley, China, business group, platform business group, platform economy, Alibaba, Tencent

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COVID-19’s Impact Upon Labor and Value Chains in the Agrifood System

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Martin Kenney, M. Anne Visser and John Zysman
University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 61 (479,642)

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Platform economy, COVID, agrifood, platformization, digitalization

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Beyond Hype and Despair: Developing Healthy Communities in the Era of Intelligent Tools

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2019
John Zysman, Martin Kenney and Laura D'Andrea Tyson
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Downloads 36 (594,312)
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Intelligent Tools, Technology, Good Jobs, Work, Employment, Society

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Initial Public Offering Database: Audio of Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
Downloads 31 (623,745)

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The Spatial Configuration of the Entrepreneurial Support Network for the Semiconductor Industry

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
Downloads 27 (649,908)

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Have You Come a Long Way? Changes in the Gender Composition of Management and Directors in Entrepreneurial Firms at the Time of the IPO, 1990-2020

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Feb 2022
Melissa Mongan, Martin Kenney and Donald Patton
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development
Downloads 26 (656,963)

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Gender, IPO, entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley, Internet, biomedical

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Book Reviews

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2004
Emory & Henry College, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of California, Davis, Williams College - Department of Economics, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Economics, University of Washington - Department of Geography, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics, University of Quebec at Montreal - INRS, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics, McMaster University, University of Oxford, Florida State University - Department of Geography, State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, National University of Ireland, Galway, Mississippi State University, University of Miami, Allegany College of Maryland and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research
Downloads 22 (686,763)

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Understanding Work in the Online Platform Economy: The Narrow, the Broad, and the Systemic Perspectives

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2022
Angela Garcia Calvo, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of Reading, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 16 (743,796)

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platform economy, labor, work, value creation, skills, platforms

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Does the Winning Region Take All? Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Support Organizations, and Domain Knowledge

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Yating LI, Martin Kenney and Donald Patton
Nanjing Audit University, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development
Downloads 16 (735,038)

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entrepreneurial ecosystems, Silicon Valley, Internet, entrepreneurship, venture capital

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Entrepreneurial Geographies: Support Networks in Three High-Technology Industries

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Martin Kenney and Donald Patton
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development

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Economic geography, Economic development, Startups, Telecommunications industry, Biotechnology industry, Clusters, Computer industry

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Venture Capital, High Technology and Regional Development

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Richard Florida and Martin Kenney
Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and University of California, Davis

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Financial centers, Venture capital, Social structures, High technology firms, Clusters, Firm location, Venture capital firms, Agglomeration economies, Technology clusters, Regional development, Location factors, Social networks, Financial services industry, Technology innovation

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Organizing Venture Capital: The Rise and Demise of American Research &Amp; Development Corporation, 1946&Ndash;1973

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 579-616, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
d H. Hsu and Martin Kenney
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Davis

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