Spillover Use and Innovation Success: What Role Does R&D Play?
AbstractBased on data from Germany, this study finds a positive link between using knowledge spillovers from rivals and innovation success in establishments without R&D but not in establishments with R&D. This supports the hypothesis that rivals’ knowledge is more valuable to establishments that are below the frontier of technology and product development.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Trier, Department of Economics in its series Research Papers in Economics with number 2012-04.
Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: 2012
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Corporate Spillover asymmetry; R&D; Learning; Product innovation;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
- O32 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-12-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2013-12-15 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-INO-2013-12-15 (Innovation)
- NEP-KNM-2013-12-15 (Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy)
- NEP-SBM-2013-12-15 (Small Business Management)
- NEP-URE-2013-12-15 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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