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First Name: Stephen
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Last Name: Roper
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Warwick Business School
University of Warwick
Location: Coventry, United Kingdom
Homepage: http://www.wbs.ac.uk/
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Phone: +44 (0)24 7652 4306
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Postal: Coventry, CV4 7AL
Handle: RePEc:edi:wbswauk (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Priit Vahter & James Love & Stephen Roper, 2012. "Openness and innovation performance: are small firms different?," The Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Research Paper Series 113, Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.
  2. Stephen Roper & James H Love & Priit Vahter, 2012. "The Value Of Design Strategies For New Product Development: Some Econometric Evidence," University of Tartu - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper Series 85, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu (Estonia).
  3. Stephen, Roper & Jonathan M., Scott, 2009. "Perceived financial barriers and the start-up decision: An econometric analysis of gender differences using GEM data," MPRA Paper 23342, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Stephen Roper & Spyros Arvanitis, 2009. "From Knowledge to Added Value: A Comparative, Panel-data Analysis of the Innovation Value Chain in Irish and Swiss Manufacturing Firms," KOF Working papers 09-244, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.
  5. Martin Woerter & Stephen Roper, 2008. "Openness and Innovation - Home and Export Demand Effects on Manufacturing Innovation: Panel Data Evidence for Ireland and Switzerland," KOF Working papers 08-210, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.
  6. James H. Love & Stephen Roper & Jun Du, 2007. "Innovation, Ownership and Profitability," DRUID Working Papers 07-10, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies.
  7. James H. Love & Stephen Roper & Giovanni Mangiarotti, 2006. "Organizing Innovation Complementarities between Cross-Functional Teams," DRUID Working Papers 06-27, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies.
  8. Stephen Roper, 2005. "Cross-Border and Local Cooperation on the island of Ireland - A Behavioural Perspective," ERSA conference papers ersa05p475, European Regional Science Association.
  9. Stephen Roper & Nola Hewitt-Dundas, 2005. "Assessing the Effectiveness of Innovation Grants – Evidence from the Irish Innovation Panel," ERSA conference papers ersa05p478, European Regional Science Association.
  10. Mark Hart & Stephen Roper, 2003. "Modelling the Effects of Public Support to Small Firms in the UK - Paradise Gained?," ERSA conference papers ersa03p413, European Regional Science Association.
  11. Mark Hart & Helena Lenihan & Stephen Roper, 2003. "Evaluating the Net Additionality of Industrial Development Assistance in Ireland," ERSA conference papers ersa03p412, European Regional Science Association.
  12. Stephen Roper & Seamus Grimes, 2003. "Wireless Valley, Silicon Wadi and Digital Island - Helsinki, Tel Aviv and Dublin in the ICT Boom," ERSA conference papers ersa03p62, European Regional Science Association.
  13. Stephen Roper & Nola Hewitt-Dundas & James H Love, 2003. "An Ex Ante Evaluation Framework for the Regional Impact of Publicly Supported R&D Projects," ERSA conference papers ersa03p100, European Regional Science Association.
  14. Hewitt-Dundas, Nola & Roper, Stephen, 2002. "Closing the knowledge gap in Irish manufacturing - a north-south comparison," ERSA conference papers ersa02p382, European Regional Science Association.
  15. Roper, Stephen & Smallbone, David & Vickers, Ian & North, David & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola, 2002. "Innovation and business performance - a provisional multi-regional analysis," ERSA conference papers ersa02p365, European Regional Science Association.
  16. Stephen Roper, 2001. "Benchmarking Regional Innovation: A Comparison of Bavaria, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland," ERSA conference papers ersa01p39, European Regional Science Association.
  17. Love, James H. & Roper, Stephen, 2000. "Location And Network Effects On Innovation Success: Evidence For Uk, German And Irish Manufacturing Firms," ERSA conference papers ersa00p67, European Regional Science Association.
  18. Crone, Mike & Roper, Stephen, 1999. "Knowledge Transfers from Multi-national Plants in Northern Ireland," ERSA conference papers ersa99pa053, European Regional Science Association.
  19. Roper, Stephen & Frenkel, Amnon, 1999. "Different Paths to Success: The Growth of the Electronics Sector in Ireland and Israel," ERSA conference papers ersa99pa302, European Regional Science Association.
  20. Roper, Stephen & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola, 1999. "Grant Assistance and Small Firm Development in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland," ERSA conference papers ersa99pa396, European Regional Science Association.

Articles

  1. Jane Bourke & Stephen Roper, 2012. "In with the new: the determinants of prescribing innovation by general practitioners in Ireland," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer, vol. 13(4), pages 393-407, August.
  2. Roper, Stephen & Arvanitis, Spyros, 2012. "From knowledge to added value: A comparative, panel-data analysis of the innovation value chain in Irish and Swiss manufacturing firms," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 41(6), pages 1093-1106.
  3. Vania Sena & Jonathan Scott & Stephen Roper, 2012. "Gender, borrowing patterns and self-employment: some evidence for England," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 38(4), pages 467-480, May.
  4. Kevin F Mole & Mark Hart & Stephen Roper & David S Saal, 2011. "Broader or deeper? Exploring the most effective intervention profile for public small business support," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 43(1), pages 87-105, January.
  5. Stephen Roper, 2011. "SMEs in a Globalised World: Survival and Growth Strategies on Europe's Geographical Periphery – Edited by Helena Lenihan, Bernadette Andreosso‐O'Callaghan, and Mark Hart," Economic Geography, Clark University, vol. 87(3), pages 367-368, 07.
  6. Love, James H. & Roper, Stephen & Bryson, John R., 2011. "Openness, knowledge, innovation and growth in UK business services," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(10), pages 1438-1452.
  7. Hewitt-Dundas, Nola & Roper, Stephen, 2011. "Creating advantage in peripheral regions: The role of publicly funded R&D centres," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(6), pages 832-841, July.
  8. Stephen Roper & Jan Youtie & Philip Shapira & Andrea Fernandez-Ribas, 2010. "Knowledge, Capabilities and Manufacturing Innovation: A USA-Europe Comparison," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(3), pages 253-279.
  9. James Love & Stephen Roper & Nola Hewitt-Dundas, 2010. "Service Innovation, Embeddedness and Business Performance: Evidence from Northern Ireland," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(8), pages 983-1004.
  10. Woerter, Martin & Roper, Stephen, 2010. "Openness and innovation--Home and export demand effects on manufacturing innovation: Panel data evidence for Ireland and Switzerland," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 39(1), pages 155-164, February.
  11. James Love & Stephen Roper, 2009. "Organizing the Innovation Process: Complementarities in Innovation Networking," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 273-290.
  12. Tianjiao Xia & Stephen Roper, 2009. "Worlds Apart? A Comparison of the New Product Development Strategies of Biopharmaceutical Firms in Europe and the USA," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(6), pages 593-612.
  13. Nola Hewitt-Dundas & Stephen Roper, 2009. "Output Additionality of Public Support for Innovation: Evidence for Irish Manufacturing Plants," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(1), pages 107-122, September.
  14. Love, James H. & Roper, Stephen & Du, Jun, 2009. "Innovation, ownership and profitability," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 424-434, May.
  15. Roper, Stephen & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola, 2008. "Innovation persistence: Survey and case-study evidence," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 149-162, February.
  16. Hewitt-Dundas, Nola & Roper, Stephen, 2008. "Ireland's Innovation Performance: 1991 to 2005," Quarterly Economic Commentary: Special Articles, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), vol. 2008(2-Summer), pages pages 46-68.
  17. Kevin Mole & Mark Hart & Stephen Roper & David Saal, 2008. "Differential gains from Business Link support and advice: a treatment effects approach," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 26(2), pages 315-334, April.
  18. Roper, Stephen & Du, Jun & Love, James H., 2008. "Modelling the innovation value chain," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(6-7), pages 961-977, July.
  19. Helena Lenihan & Mark Hart & Stephen Roper, 2007. "Industrial Policy Evaluation: Theoretical Foundations and Empirical Innovations: New Wine in New Bottles," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(3), pages 313-319.
  20. Stephen Roper & James H. Love & Dolores Añon Hígon, 2006. "The Determinants Of Export Performance: Evidence For Manufacturing Plants In Ireland And Northern Ireland," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 53(5), pages 586-615, November.
  21. Stephen Roper & Nola Hewitt-Dundas, 2006. "International innovation comparisons: insight or illusion?," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 24(3), pages 385-401, June.
  22. Stephen Roper & James Love, 2006. "Innovation and regional absorptive capacity: the labour market dimension," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 437-447, June.
  23. Lenihan, Helena & Hart, Mark & Roper, Stephen, 2005. "Developing an Evaluative Framework for Industrial Policy in Ireland: Fulfilling the Audit Trail or an Aid to Policy Development?," Quarterly Economic Commentary: Special Articles, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), vol. 2005(2-Summer), pages 1-17.
  24. James H. Love & Stephen Roper, 2005. "Economists' perceptions versus managers' decisions: an experiment in transaction-cost analysis," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 29(1), pages 19-36, January.
  25. Nola Hewitt-Dundas & Bernadette Andreosso-O'callaghan & Mike Crone & John Murray & Stephen Roper, 2005. "Selling global, buying local? What determines the sourcing patterns of multinational plants in Ireland?," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(2), pages 225-239.
  26. Stephen Roper, 2004. "Job Creation and Destruction in Northern Ireland - 1973-1993," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 35(2), pages 183–218.
  27. James H. Love & Stephen Roper, 2004. "The organisation of innovation: collaboration, cooperation and multifunctional groups in UK and German manufacturing," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 28(3), pages 379-395, May.
  28. Roper, Stephen & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola & Love, James H., 2004. "An ex ante evaluation framework for the regional benefits of publicly supported R&D projects," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 487-509, April.
  29. David Smallbone & David North & Stephen Roper & Ian Vickers, 2003. "Innovation and the use of technology in manufacturing plants and SMEs: an interregional comparison," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 21(1), pages 37-52, February.
  30. Philip Cooke & Stephen Roper & Peter Wylie, 2003. ""The Golden Thread of Innovation' and Northern Ireland's Evolving Regional Innovation System," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(4), pages 365-379.
  31. Roper, Stephen & Love, James H., 2002. "Innovation and export performance: evidence from the UK and German manufacturing plants," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(7), pages 1087-1102, September.
  32. James Love & Stephen Roper, 2002. "Internal Versus External R&D: A Study of R&D Choice with Sample Selection," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(2), pages 239-255.
  33. James H. Love & Stephen Roper, 2001. "articles: Outsourcing in the innovation process: Locational and strategic determinants," Papers in Regional Science, Springer, vol. 80(3), pages 317-336.
  34. Love, James H. & Roper, Stephen, 2001. "Location and network effects on innovation success: evidence for UK, German and Irish manufacturing plants," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(4), pages 643-661, April.
  35. Stephen Roper, 2001. "Innovation, Networks and Plant Location: Some Evidence for Ireland," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(3), pages 215-228.
  36. Roper, Stephen & Hewitt-Dundas, Nola, 2001. "Grant Assistance and Small Firm Development in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 48(1), pages 99-117, February.
  37. Mike Crone & Stephen Roper, 2001. "Local Learning from Multinational Plants: Knowledge Transfers in the Supply Chain," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(6), pages 535-548.
  38. Stephen Roper & Amnon Frenkel, 2000. "Different paths to success—the growth of the electronics sector in Ireland and Israel," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 18(6), pages 651-665, December.
  39. Brian Ashcroft & Stephen Roper & Stewart Dunlop & James H. Love, 2000. "Industry and location effects on UK plants' innovation propensity," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 34(4), pages 489-502.
  40. James Love & Stephen Roper, 1999. "The Determinants of Innovation: R & D, Technology Transfer and Networking Effects," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 43-64, August.
  41. S. Roper, 1998. "Public Support for Near-market R&D: The Northern Ireland Experience," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(3), pages 295-299.
  42. S Roper, 1998. "The principles of the 'New Competition': an empirical assessment of Ireland's position," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 16(3), pages 363-372, June.
  43. Stephen Roper, 1998. "Plant Size and Industry-mix Effects on UK Regional Productivity, Wage Costs and Operating Surplus," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(4), pages 325-332.
  44. Stephen Roper, 1997. "Strategic initiatives and small business performance: an exploratory analysis of Irish companies," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(4), pages 353-364, January.
  45. Roper, Stephen & O'Shea, Geraldine, 1991. "The Effect of Labour Subsidies in Northern Ireland, 1967-78: A Simulation Analysis," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 38(3), pages 273-92, August.
  46. Roper, Stephen, 1988. "Recruitment Methods and Vacancy Duration," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 35(1), pages 51-64, February.
  47. Jackman, R & Roper, S, 1987. "Structural Unemployment," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 49(1), pages 9-36, February.

NEP Fields

13 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (2) 2006-12-16 2007-10-13
  2. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (4) 2006-12-16 2008-12-01 2010-01-10 2012-03-08. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2007-10-13
  4. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (3) 2004-02-29 2010-06-26 2012-03-08
  5. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (5) 2004-02-29 2004-02-29 2004-02-29 2004-02-29 2006-02-05. Author is listed
  6. NEP-INO: Innovation (6) 2006-02-05 2006-12-16 2007-10-13 2008-12-01 2010-01-10 2012-03-08. Author is listed
  7. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (2) 2007-10-13 2008-12-01
  8. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (2) 2008-12-01 2012-03-08
  9. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2008-12-01
  10. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2006-12-16
  11. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2012-03-08
  12. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (3) 2010-01-10 2010-06-26 2012-03-08
  13. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2006-06-03
  14. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (3) 2007-10-13 2010-01-10 2012-03-08

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