Buzz and pipelines: the costs and benefits of local and nonlocal interaction

Published on May 1, 2019in Journal of Economic Geography
· DOI :10.1093/jeg/lby039
Christopher R. Esposito2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles),
David L. Rigby23
Estimated H-index: 23
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
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