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February 05, 2013 | Tom Ballard

Brookings report ties patents issued with a strong regional economy

The Brookings Institution just released a new report that is billed as “the first analysis of its kind to present patenting trends on a regional level from 1980 to 2012.” The link to the report is available at USA Today also published an article about the report drawing a strong correlation between the strength of a region’s economy and the number of patents issued. The article is available at