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Resource- Based Industries Innovation in Resource-Based Technology Clusters: Investigating the Lateral Migration Thesis – Knowledge intensification in resource-based economies, technological learning and industrial policy

Lorentzen reviews the concept of the thesis for lateral migration of technology from resource based industries. The central idea is that resource based economies can generate know-how and intellectual property by solving problems in the service of their industries. This know how and IP can be laterally migrated into other non-resource based industries and applications….