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The Impact of Higher Education Institution-Firm Knowledge Links on Firm-level Productivity in Britain

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  • Richard Harris

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    (Department of Economics, University of Glasgow)

  • Qian Cher Li

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    (Imperial College, London.)

  • john.moffat@strath.ac.uk John

    (Strathclyde University)

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This paper estimates whether knowledge links with universities impacts on establishment-level TFP. Using propensity score matching, the results show a positive and statistically significant impact although there are across production and non-production industries and domestically- and foreign-owned firms.

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Paper provided by University of Strathclyde Business School, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 1017.

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Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2010
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Handle: RePEc:str:wpaper:1017

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Keywords: Universities; Firm-level productivity;

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Cited by:
  1. Aiello, Francesco & Pupo, Valeria & Ricotta, Fernanda, 2013. "Firm heterogeneity in TFP, sectoral innovation and geography. Evidence from Italy," MPRA Paper 48573, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Paola Cardamone & Valeria Pupo & Fernanda Ricotta, 2012. "University And Firm Performance In The Italian Manufacturing Sector," Working Papers 201207, Università della Calabria, Dipartimento di Economia, Statistica e Finanza (Ex Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica).
  3. Kristinn Hermannsson & Katerina Lisenkova & Patrizio Lecca & Peter McGregor & Kim Swales, 2012. "The system-wide impacts of the external benefits to higher education on the Scottish economy: An exploratory “micro-to-macro" approach," Working Papers 1204, University of Strathclyde Business School, Department of Economics.

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