Working Paper Series # 2007-02 The impact of innovation activities on productivity and firm growth : evidence from Brazil

@inproceedings{Goedhuys2007WorkingPS,
  title={Working Paper Series # 2007-02 The impact of innovation activities on productivity and firm growth : evidence from Brazil},
  author={Micheline Goedhuys},
  year={2007}
}
  • Micheline Goedhuys
  • Published 2007
Using micro data from Brazilian manufacturing firms, this paper investigates the impact of a wide set of innovation activities on firms’ total factor productivity (TFP) and its subsequent effect on firm growth, measured by sales. Controlling for size and age of the firms, productivity levels and productivity growth of firms over time are found to be key… CONTINUE READING