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Research, Innovation, and Productivity: an Econometric Analysis at the Firm Level
This paper studies the links between productivity, innovation and research at th level. We introduce three new features: (i) A structural model that explains pro by innovation output, and innovationExpand
Innovation and Productivity Across Four European Countries
This paper compares the role innovation plays in productivity across the four European countries France, Germany, Spain and the UK using firm-level data from the internationally harmonized CommunityExpand
Exploring the Relationship between R&D and Productivity in French Manufacturing Firms
This paper uses a newly available dataset on the R&D performance of individual French manufacturing firms for the 1980s to replicate and update a series of studies on French R&D and productivityExpand
Production Functions: The Search for Identification
Some aspects of the econometric estimation of production functions are discussed, focussing primarily on the issue of simultaneity and reviewing the stream of criticisms of Douglas' work and theExpand
Financial Factors and Investment in Belgium, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom: A Comparison Using Company Panel Data
We construct company panel data sets for manufacturing firms in Belgium, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, covering the period 19781989. These data sets are used to estimate empiricalExpand
Productivity and R&D at the Firm Level in French Manufacturing
In a companion study to that of Griliches and Mairesse for the United States, we have investigated the relationship between output, labor, and physical and RD it is less so in the time dimension.Expand
Does Innovation Stimulate Employment? A Firm-Level Analysis Using Comparable Micro-Data from Four European Countries
This paper studies the impact of process and product innovations introduced by firms on employment growth in these firms. A simple model that relates employment growth to process innovations and toExpand
Using Innovation Surveys for Econometric Analysis
After presenting the history, the evolution and the content of innovation surveys, we discuss the characteristics of the data they contain and the challenge they pose to the analyst and theExpand
Do Product Market Regulations In Upstream Sectors Curb Productivity Growth? Panel Data Evidence For Oecd Countries
Abstract We identify the impact of intermediate goods markets imperfections on productivity downstream. Our empirical specification is based on a model of multifactor productivity (MFP) growth inExpand
Measuring the Returns to R&D
We review the econometric literature on measuring the returns to R&D. The theoretical frameworks that have been used are outlined, followed by an extensive discussion of measurement and econometricExpand