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Private R&D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives and Institutions

@inproceedings{Alfranca1999PrivateRI,
  title={Private R\&D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives and Institutions},
  author={O. Alfranca and W. Huffman},
  year={1999}
}
he objective of this paper is to present econometric evidence of the effects of economic incentives and institutions on national aggregate private agricultural R&D investments. An econometric model of national aggregate annual private R&D investment is specified and fitted to panel data consisting of seven EU countries (Austria, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden) over 1984-1995. We find strong impacts of both incentives and institutions on private agricultural R&D… Expand
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