Innovation Strategies , Process and Product Innovations and Growth : Firm-Level Evidence from Brazil

  title={Innovation Strategies , Process and Product Innovations and Growth : Firm-Level Evidence from Brazil},
  author={Micheline Goedhuys},
  • Micheline Goedhuys
  • Published 2008
Using World Bank ICS data from Brazilian manufacturing firms, this paper identifies innovation strategies of firms-in particular internal technology creation (make) and external technology acquisition (buy)-and their effect on successful process and product innovations. It also explores the importance of innovations for firm growth. Successful process and product innovations occur mostly through technology acquisition, mostly embodied in machinery and equipment, either alone or in combination… CONTINUE READING
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