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R&D offshoring and the productivity growth of European regions

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  • Castellani, Davide
  • Pieri, Fabio

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The recent increase in R&D offshoring has raised fears that knowledge and competitiveness in advanced countries may be at risk of ‘hollowing out’. At the same time, economic research has stressed that this process is also likely to allow some reverse technology transfer and foster growth at home. This paper addresses this issue by investigating the extent to which R&D offshoring is associated with productivity dynamics of European regions.

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Volume (Year): 42 (2013)
Issue (Month): 9 ()
Pages: 1581-1594

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Keywords: R&D offshoring; Regional productivity; Foreign investments; Europe;

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