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The impact of research tax credit on R&D and innovation - evidence from the 2008 French reform

The impact of research tax credit on R&D and innovation - evidence from the 2008 French reform

This paper presents a first ex post evaluation of the 2008 French reform of its research tax system. The tax scheme was massively overhauled, with a switch to a pure volume-based design, leading to a...

R&D Subsidy Allocation - What’s the Role of Firm Size

R&D Subsidy Allocation - What’s the Role of Firm Size

Research and development (R&D) subsidies constitute a selective policy tool to encourage private R&D. The effectiveness and functioning of this tool depends on how the public agency allocates...

Patents as Quality Signals - The Implications for Financing Constraints on R&D

Patents as Quality Signals - The Implications for Financing Constraints on R&D

Information about the success of a new technology is usually held asymmetrically between the research and development (R&D)-performing firm and potential lenders and investors. This raises the cost of...

Dynamic financial constraints and innovation - Evidence from the UK Innovation Surveys

Dynamic financial constraints and innovation - Evidence from the UK Innovation Surveys

Does innovation cause financial constraints? And how do financial constraints affect firm innovation activities? In this paper we address the challenge of separating bi-directional causal effects in...

Corporate Science, Innovation, and Firm value

Corporate Science, Innovation, and Firm value

It can be observed that many R&D performing firms produce scientific knowledge and disclose research outcomes in scientific journals. At the micro-level, prior work identified several potential...

Corporate R&D - A policy target looking for instruments

Corporate R&D - A policy target looking for instruments

R&D intensity indicators are increasingly used not only for international comparisons, but also as targets for policies stimulating research. The two are of course intimately linked: it makes little...