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How to Finance Innovation Persistently - A Panel Data Study on Exporting Firms in Sweden

How to Finance Innovation Persistently - A Panel Data Study on Exporting Firms in Sweden

This paper examines variation in patenting activity across the business cycle among exporting firms in Sweden. We consider the importance of both persistent presence on the export markets and equity...

No Money, No honey - Financing versus Knowledge and Demand Constraints to Innovation

No Money, No honey - Financing versus Knowledge and Demand Constraints to Innovation

The paper adds to the scattered empirical evidence on the role of obstacles to innovation in a three-fold way. First, we correct for the usual sample selection bias by filtering out firms not...

The Long Good-Bye - A Longitudinal Analysis of Barriers to Innovation

The Long Good-Bye - A Longitudinal Analysis of Barriers to Innovation

The paper adds to the literature on barriers to innovation by disentangling the effect of different barriers on each phase of the innovation cycle, and their indirect effect on firms' economic...

Business cycles and investment in intangibles - Evidence from Spanish firms

Business cycles and investment in intangibles - Evidence from Spanish firms

This paper tests the opportunity-cost theory using a panel of Spanish firms during the period 1991-2009. According to such theory, productivity-enhancing activities, such as R&D investment, should...

Capital Structure and Innovation - Causality and Determinants

Capital Structure and Innovation - Causality and Determinants

This paper offers a twofold contribution to the empirical debate on the financing of innovation. First of all, it provides a comprehensive descriptions of possible simultaneous patterns which may...

Innovation Performance and Policy Reforms

Innovation Performance and Policy Reforms

This paper discusses the determinants of policy initiatives across EU Member States in the policy domain of R&D and innovation. In particular, this analysis verifies whether national governments react...

Measuring the effectiveness of R&D tax credits in the Netherlands

Measuring the effectiveness of R&D tax credits in the Netherlands

This paper examines the impact of the Dutch R&D fiscal incentive program, known as WBSO, on R&D capital formation. Taking a factor-demand approach we measure the elasticity of firm R&D capital...

The determinants of R&D Investment - the role of Cash flow and Capabilities

The determinants of R&D Investment - the role of Cash flow and Capabilities

In this paper we estimate a behavioural equation for R&D investment. We assess the impact of liquidity constraints and capabilities, measured respectively as internal cash flow and distance from the...

Innovation and Employment - A firm level analysis with European R&D Scoreboard data

Innovation and Employment - A firm level analysis with European R&D Scoreboard data

The article addresses the effect of R&D on employment at firm level. We derive a reduced form labour demand where R&D expenditures enter in a non linear form. We estimate it using company data from...

R&D and Productivity - Testing Sectoral Peculiarities Using Micro Data

R&D and Productivity - Testing Sectoral Peculiarities Using Micro Data

The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between a firm's R&D activities and its productivity per employee using a unique micro data panel dataset and looking at sectoral peculiarities...