“An Exploration of Local R&D Spillovers in France”
AbstractThis paper is an attempt to assess the existence and magnitude of local researchspillovers in France. We rely on the model of an extended production function (Cobb-Douglasand Translog) with both local and neighborhood R&D capital stocks. We estimate this modelon 312 employment areas as of 1999, first for the whole economy, then separately for fivelarge manufacturing industries. The estimated elasticities of productivity with respect to R&Dcapital are significant and plausible, both within own-area and across neighboring areas aswell as within own-industry, but they are weaker across different industries.
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- Jacques Mairesse & Benoit Mulkay, 2008. "An Exploration of Local R&D Spillovers in France," NBER Working Papers 14552, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Jacques MAIRESSE (CREST-ENSAE, UNU-MERIT & NBER) & Benoît MULKAY (LEREPS-GRES), 2008. "An exploration of local R&D spillovers in France," Cahiers du GRES 2008-15, Groupement de Recherches Economiques et Sociales.
- C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
- O30 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
- O32 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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