Knowledge spillovers and high-impact growth: Comparing local and foreign firms in the UK

@article{Abubakar2017KnowledgeSA,
  title={Knowledge spillovers and high-impact growth: Comparing local and foreign firms in the UK},
  author={Y. A. Abubakar and Jay Mitra},
  journal={Journal of International Entrepreneurship},
  year={2017},
  volume={15},
  pages={145-176}
}
This paper is concerned with entrepreneurial high-impact firms, which are firms that generate ‘both’ disproportionate levels of employment and sales growth, and have high levels of innovative activity. It investigates differences in the influence of knowledge spillovers on high-impact growth between foreign and local firms in the UK. The study is based on an analysis of data from UK Innovation Scoreboard on 865 firms, which were divided into ‘high-impact firms’ (defined as those achieving… Expand
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