Innovation capabilities and returns to scale
AbstractSpecific innovation capabilities enable large firms to depart from constant returns to scale and benefit from significant economies of scale. These capabilities improve the quality of the labor force organization and therefore positively impact labor productivity.
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Innovation; firm capabilities; labor productivity; returns to scale.;
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- NEP-ALL-2006-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-INO-2006-02-05 (Innovation)
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