Results by quadrant are not statistically significantly different by home versus other developed economies. However, results for home and other developed sites are significantly different from results for emerging economy sites. The potentially important R&D (new technologies and familiar products and new technologies and new markets) is conducted typically in developed economies (home or elsewhere) where intellectual property protection is greatest.

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