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To what extent are knowledge-intensive business services contributing to manufacturing - A subsystem analysis

To what extent are knowledge-intensive business services contributing to manufacturing - A subsystem analysis

The rise of knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) may be considered as one of the decisive trends of economic evolution of industrialised countries in recent decades. This paper uses the...

EU-R&D in Services Industries and the EU-US R&D Investment Gap

EU-R&D in Services Industries and the EU-US R&D Investment Gap

This paper focuses on the impact of differences in accounting practices between national statistical offices in Europe and in the US when classifying the reported R&D expenditure by industry.

Innovation and Job Creation. A sustainable relation

Innovation and Job Creation. A sustainable relation

This study compares the employment growth patterns of innovative and non-innovative firms focusing on whether there are systematic differences in the persistence of the jobs created.

R&D and Non-linear Productivity Growth in Heterogeneous Firms

R&D and Non-linear Productivity Growth in Heterogeneous Firms

The paper studies the relationship between R&D investment and firm productivity growth by explicitly accounting for non-linearities in the R&D-productivity relationship and inter-sectoral firm...

Absorptive capacity, innovation cooperation and human-capital. Evidence from 3 European countries

Absorptive capacity, innovation cooperation and human-capital. Evidence from 3 European countries

The paper aims at extending the analysis of the firm's absorptive capacity (AC) by taking stock of its manifold nature. Innovation cooperation is recognised as one of its antecedents, along with R&D,...

Research cooperation withinand across regional boundaries. Does innovation policy add anything

Research cooperation withinand across regional boundaries. Does innovation policy add anything

The paper aims to show how policy makers can stimulate firms' cooperation with research organisations in innovation. We argue that the administration of an R&D subsidy can be effective. Furthermore,...

Does size or age of innovative firms affect their growth persistence - Evidence from a panel of innovative Spanish firms

Does size or age of innovative firms affect their growth persistence - Evidence from a panel of innovative Spanish firms

This study examines serial correlation in employment, sales and innovative sales growth rates in a balanced panel of 3,300 Spanish firms over the years 2002-2009, obtained by matching different waves...

Projection of R&D Intensive Enterprises' Growth to the year 2020 - Implications for EU policy

Projection of R&D Intensive Enterprises' Growth to the year 2020 - Implications for EU policy

The paper investigates how sector composition and magnitude of R&D investments in the EU may differ in year 2020 if top R&D-investing SMEs were assumed to be on a fast growth track while the top...

Job Creation Effects of R&D Expenditures - Are High-tech Sectors the Key

Job Creation Effects of R&D Expenditures - Are High-tech Sectors the Key

The objective of this paper is to assess the job creation effect of R&D expenditures, using a unique longitudinal database of 677 European companies over the period 1990-2008. A dynamic labour demand...

The relevance of marketing in the success of innovations

The relevance of marketing in the success of innovations

This paper focuses on marketing expenditures and their relation with R&D investments and innovative sales. A higher investment in R&D is associated with the production of a higher quality or faster...

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