“Innovation Issues” research brief series launches with a look at a new measure of rural innovation

The brief, titled “Innovation, Broadly Measured, and Its Effects on Business and Community Economic Health,” describes research conducted by Brian Whitacre (Oklahoma State University), Devon Meadowcroft (formerly at Oklahoma State, now at NERCRD), and Roberto Gallardo (Purdue University).

Their findings were published last month in Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, in a paper titled “Firm and Regional Economic Outcomes Associated with a New, Broad Measure of Business Innovation,” and were also the subject of a recent Daily Yonder article.

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