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The Skill Bias Effect of Technological and Organisational Change: Evidence and Policy Implications
Previous empirical literature has shown that technological change can be considered the main cause of the skill bias (increase in the number of highly skilled workers) exhibited by manufacturing… Expand
The internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises: the effect of family management, human capital and foreign ownership
Research on factors affecting the internationalization of SMEs is attracting growing interest. However, only a limited number of empirical analyses have explored the question of if and to what extent… Expand
R&D and Employment: An Application of the LSDVC Estimator Using European Microdata
The job creation effect of business R&D is tested applying the dynamic LSDVC estimator to a longitudinal database covering 677 European companies over the period 1990–2008. Job creation is detected… Expand
Innovation and Employment: Evidence from Italian Microdata
The microeconomic empirical literature devoted to the link between innovation and employment tends to suggest that technological change has a positive effect on jobs, at least at the firm-level. The… Expand
The Skill Bias: Comparative evidence and an econometric test
Many empirical studies have shown how technological change, organisational change and globalisation can be alternatively (or jointly) seen as causes of skill bias. In this paper, after discussing… Expand
Technological Capabilities and Patterns of Innovative Cooperation of Firms in the UK Regions
Iammarino S., Piva M., Vivarelli M. and von Tunzelmann N. Technological capabilities and patterns of innovative cooperation of firms in the UK regions, Regional Studies. This paper focuses on the… Expand
The determinants of the skill bias in Italy: R&D, organisation or globalisation?
In this study three possible determinants of the increase in the ratio between skilled and unskilled workers are tested together: R&D, organisational change, and foreign direct investment. After… Expand
Is Corporate R&D Investment in High-Tech Sectors More Effective?
This paper discusses the link between RD this general result is largely consistent with previous literature in terms of the sign, the significance and the magnitude of the estimated coefficients.… Expand
Is Demand-Pulled Innovation Equally Important in Different Groups of Firms?
Previous empirical literature - mainly cross-sectional - has tested the demand-pull hypothesis and found that overall, evidence does not conflict with the idea that innovation may be driven by… Expand
The Effect of Global Orientation on the Performance of International New Ventures: Evidence from Italy
The aim of this paper is to investigate the relationship between global versus regional orientation and the performance of international new ventures (INVs). Building on internalization theory and… Expand