An exploration of local R&D spillovers in France
AbstractThis paper is an attempt to assess the existence and magnitude of local research spillovers in France. We rely on the model of an extended production function (Cobb-Douglas and Translog) with both local and neighborhood R&D capital stocks. We estimate this model on 312 employment areas as of 1999, first for the whole economy, then separately for five large manufacturing industries. We find estimates of R&D capital elasticities with respect to productivity which are significant and plausible both within own-area and across neighboring areas, as well as within own-industry but not across different industries.
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Productivity; R&D; Local R&D Spillovers; Spatial Econometrics;
Other versions of this item:
- 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, Benoît MULKAY, 2008. "“An Exploration of Local R&D Spillovers in France”," Working Papers 2008-26, Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique.
- 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
- C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-10-07 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2008-10-07 (European Economics)
- NEP-EFF-2008-10-07 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-GEO-2008-10-07 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-INO-2008-10-07 (Innovation)
- NEP-KNM-2008-10-07 (Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy)
- NEP-URE-2008-10-07 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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