Advances in knowledge is considered one of the major components of economicgrowth. Knowledge generation occurs in many places in the economy--in R&D labs; universities; military research facilities; during the processes of production or consumption. This research is about the relations among the generation of knowledge in these different lcoations.
Robin Cowan "Expert Systems: Aspects of and Limitations to the Codifiability of Knowledge" Research Policy, vol. 30(9) pp. 1355-1372, 2001.
Robin Cowan and Dominique Foray, "Quandaries in the Economics of Dual Technologies and Spillovers from Military to Civilian Research and Development" Research Policy, vol. 24(6) Nov. 1995. pp. 851-868.
Dominique Foray, EFPL Lausane, Switzerland.
Paul A. David, Economics Department, Stanford University.