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The role of research and development in fostering economic performance: A survey of the macro-level literature and policy implications for Finland

@inproceedings{Mohnen2018TheRO,
  title={The role of research and development in fostering economic performance: A survey of the macro-level literature and policy implications for Finland},
  author={Pierre Mohnen},
  year={2018}
}
  • P. Mohnen
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Political Science
This report examines from various angles whether and how research and development (R&D) contributes to productivity growth. It surveys the empirical evidence of the role of R&D to macroeconomic performance, the theoretical explanations of it, and the variety of methods that have been adopted over the years to assess the returns to R&D. It also examines the role of other intangibles than formal R&D. An attempt is made to explain the large heterogeneity found in empirical studies on the role of R… 
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