Distribution of primary knowledge generating cities in the regions of Russia

Published: 16-04-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rhzwbt73s2.1
Andrey Mikhaylov,
Dmitry Hvaley


Geoeconomic studies on knowledge and innovation are generally held at the regional level. Data on regions is used for creating policy instruments supporting knowledge-based economies. However, our data suggest that major cities stand behind the aggregate regional profiles. This fact raises a question on data limitations for poly-centric regional innovation systems.


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Data collected using city and regional level queries in the Scopus database for papers indexed in 2013-2017.