…this paper seeks to identify the core contributions to the literature on innovation, as well as the users of this literature (as reflected in citations in scholarly journals), and to analyse the structure of the knowledge base in this area. The changing character of the field over time is also analysed, and possible challenges for its continuing development are discussed.

jan fagerberg, morten fosaas & koson sapprasert

Fagerberg, J., Fosaas, M., & Sapprasert, K. (2012). Innovation: Exploring the knowledge base. Research Policy, 41(7), 1132–1153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2012.03.008