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Innovation in the Rural Nonfarm Economy: Its Effect on Job and Earnings Growth, 2010-2014

Timothy Wojan () and Timothy Parker

No 264596, Economic Research Report from United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

Abstract: Innovation—introducing new goods, services, or ways of doing business that are valued by consumers—is widely regarded as essential to dynamic and resilient local economies with long-term growth potential. However, innovation in the nonfarm rural economy has received relatively little attention. This report uses the first nationally representative sample of self-reported innovation at the U.S. establishment level to: (1) assess the level of innovation in rural establishments relative to their urban peers; (2) identify rural industries that are the most innovation-intensive; and (3) estimate how innovation at the local level may have affected the rate of recovery after the Great Recession.

Keywords: Community/Rural/Urban; Development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2017-09-19
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.264596

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