Nations Within the Global Network

  • Caroline S. Wagner
Part of the Palgrave Advances in the Economics of Innovation and Technology book series (PAEIT)


This chapter discusses the collaborative patterns at different geographical aggregations (local, national, regional, and global) over the most recent decade and explains why these patterns are the essence of the collaborative system and the clearest sign of a new era. Drawing upon data on global networks of collaboration, this chapter points to changes in the way scientific knowledge is created, protected, and shared at regional and national levels. The chapter also discusses networks within fields of science as well as global collaborative patterns.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline S. Wagner
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  1. 1.Glenn College of Public AffairsThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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