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Patent Applications: An emperical study across Swedish municipalities
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Economics.
2006 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister), 10 points / 15 hpStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose with this thesis was to examine the most significant factors that affect the number of patents applications submitted on a municipality level in Sweden, with the objective to find the most significant of them. Three factors was chosen and analyzed more closely. The three factors was, investments in R&D made by firms, share of human capital and investments in R&D made by universities. Theses factors was tested against the dependent variable patent applications in three hypothesis and a stepwise regression model was conducted, with the objective to find the most significant variable. The result of the study, shows that not all of the factors had a positive effect on the number of patent applications, further the study indicated that the most significant factor for a municipality in order to have a high number of patent applications, was to have a high share of human capital.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. , 27 p.
Keyword [en]
patent, human capital, R&D, growth, innovations
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Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-527OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-527DiVA: diva2:4237
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samhälle/juridik
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Available from: 2006-08-25 Created: 2006-08-25

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