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  • 1 Hannam University Hi-tech Business Research Institute Daejon Republic of Korea
  • | 2 Hannam University Department of Economics, College of Economics and Business 133 Ojung-dong, Daeduck-ku Daejon 306-791 Republic of Korea
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Abstract  

This paper is an investigation of the knowledge sources of Korean innovation studies using citation analysis, based on a Korean database during 1993–2004. About two thirds of knowledge has come from foreign sources and 94% of them are from English materials. Research Policy is the most frequently cited journal followed by Harvard Business Review, R&D Management and American Economic Review. An analysis of who cites the most highly cited journal is also included. Neo-Schumpeterians in Korea cite more papers from Research Policy than general researchers, and there is no difference between groups in the year of citation.