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Wind energy diffusion

New publication: Pulled or pushed? The spatial diffusion of wind energy between local demand and supply

Supply-push or demand-pull? In a new publication, Marcel Bednarz and I find that the spatial distribution of the German #wind #energy industry was stronger shaped by local #demand-pull than by local #supply-push effects. We use Bayesian survival models with data of wind turbine deployment...

Development of structural diversity

Updated values of technological complexity

An updated and extended version of the data on #technological #complexity is available.  I’ve re-calculated #Structural #Diversity for the years 1900 to 2016 (see plot) using the latest version of EPO #patents. Data (1970-2016) for download here. For technical details, see the publication:  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216856