Who leads research productivity growth? Guidelines for R&D policy-makers

  title={Who leads research productivity growth? Guidelines for R&D policy-makers},
  author={Fernando Jim{\'e}nez-S{\'a}ez and Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia and Jos{\'e} Luis Zof{\'i}o},
This paper evaluates to what extent policy-makers have been able to promote the creation and consolidation of comprehensive research groups that contribute to the implementation of a successful innovation system. Malmquist productivity indices are applied in the case of the Spanish Food Technology Program, finding that a large size and a comprehensive multi-dimensional research output are the key features of the leading groups exhibiting high efficiency and productivity levels. While… CONTINUE READING


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