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Innovation and the Sectoral

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  • Geroski, P A

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This paper examines the effects of the innovations used in seventy-nine three-digit U.K. industries, 1976-79, on productivity growth. A time pattern of effects is identified lasting at least eleven years and possibly as long as sixteen. Innovations used in particular sectors are traced back to the producing sectors from which they originated, the result suggesting that engineering (especially electronics and electrical engineering) innovations have the largest impact on users' productivity. Finally, only very small spillover effects were identified flowing from adjacent using or producing sectors. Copyright 1991 by Royal Economic Society.

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Article provided by Royal Economic Society in its journal The Economic Journal.

Volume (Year): 101 (1991)
Issue (Month): 409 (November)
Pages: 1438-51

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Handle: RePEc:ecj:econjl:v:101:y:1991:i:409:p:1438-51

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  1. Jirjahn, Uwe & Kraft, Kornelius, 2006. "Do Spillovers Stimulate Incremental or Drastic Product Innovations? Hypotheses and Evidence from German Establishment Data," ZEW Discussion Papers 06-23, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  2. Kneller, Richard & McGowan, Danny & Inui, Tomohiko & Matsuura, Toshiyuki, 2012. "Globalisation, multinationals and productivity in Japan’s lost decade," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 110-128.
  3. Albert Link & John Scott, 2002. "Explaining Observed Licensing Agreements: Toward a Broader Understanding of Technology Flows," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(3), pages 211-231.
  4. Torbjørn Hægeland & Dag Rønningen & Kjell G. Salvanes, 2007. "Adapt or withdraw? Evidence on technological changes and early retirement using matched worker-firm data," Discussion Papers 509, Research Department of Statistics Norway.
  5. Elizabeth Webster, 2002. "Intangible and Intellectual Capital: A Review of the Literature," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2002n10, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
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