IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/diw/diwvjh/76-3-3.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Die Nutzung der Innovationsdaten des Mannheimer Innovationspanels für die Politikberatung

Author

Listed:
  • Tobias Schmidt
  • Birgit Aschhoff

Abstract

The Mannheim Innovation Panel (MIP), a large scale survey on innovation activities of German firms, is a high-quality database that can be used for policy analysis and policy advice. The article describes how the data from the annual surveys are used for policy advice. A first aspect is the standard reporting on the status quo and developments: The survey's results are included in reports to German ministries, in European Commission publications, specialised journals and newspaper articles. In addition, the data is used for scientific analysis. Topics related to policy issues are for example, the effects of innovation on productivity and employment or the evaluation of public programs for R&D and innovation. The article concludes with an example of an evaluation of R&D funding in Germany and Flanders, which shows how scientific analysis and policy advice can be linked. Die Daten des Mannheimer Innovationspanels (MIP), einer großen Befragung zum Innovationsverhalten deutscher Unternehmen, stellen eine qualitativ hochwertige Basis für die Politikberatung dar. Der Beitrag zeigt auf, wie die Daten und Ergebnisse der jährlichen Erhebung konkret für die Politikberatung genutzt werden. Ein erster Schritt ist die Berichterstattung zum Status quo und zu aktuellen Entwicklungen. Die Ergebnisse der seit 1993 durchgeführten Erhebung fließen unter anderem in Berichte an Ministerien, Publikationen der Europäischen Union, Beiträge für Fachzeitschriften und die Tagespresse ein. Darüber hinaus werden die Daten des Mannheimer Innovationspanels in großem Umfang wissenschaftlich ausgewertet. Themen für wissenschaftliche Analysen mit innovationspolitischer Relevanz sind zum Beispiel der Einfluss von Innovation auf Beschäftigung und Produktivität und die Evaluation von Forschungs- und Technologiepolitik. Der Beitrag endet mit einem Beispiel für die Evaluation öffentlicher Forschungs- und Entwicklungsförderung in Deutschland und Flandern. Das Beispiel zeigt, wie wissenschaftliche Analysen mit Politikberatung verknüpft werden können.

Suggested Citation

  • Tobias Schmidt & Birgit Aschhoff, 2007. "Die Nutzung der Innovationsdaten des Mannheimer Innovationspanels für die Politikberatung," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 76(3), pages 17-28.
  • Handle: RePEc:diw:diwvjh:76-3-3
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://ejournals.duncker-humblot.de/doi/pdf/10.3790/vjh.76.3.17
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Birgit Aschhoff & Tobias Schmidt, 2008. "Empirical Evidence on the Success of R&D Cooperation—Happy Together?," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 33(1), pages 41-62, August.
    2. Lechner, Michael, 1999. "Identification and Estimation of Causal Effects of Multiple Treatments Under the Conditional Independence Assumption," IZA Discussion Papers 91, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Rachel Griffith & Elena Huergo & Jacques Mairesse & Bettina Peters, 2006. "Innovation and Productivity Across Four European Countries," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 22(4), pages 483-498, Winter.
    4. Spielkamp, Alfred & Rammer, Christian, 2006. "Balanceakt Innovation: Erfolgsfaktoren im Innovationsmanagement kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen," ZEW Dokumentationen 06-04, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    5. Peters, Bettina, 2004. "Employment Effects of Different Innovation Activities: Microeconometric Evidence," ZEW Discussion Papers 04-73, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    6. Fier, Andreas & Aschhoff, Birgit & Löhlein, Heide, 2006. "Detecting Behavioural Additionality: An Empirical Study on the Impact of Public R&D Funding on Firms' Cooperative Behaviour in Germany," ZEW Discussion Papers 06-037, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    7. Aerts, Kris & Schmidt, Tobias, 2006. "Two for the price of one? On additionality effects of R&D subsidies: A comparison between Flanders and Germany," ZEW Discussion Papers 06-063, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    8. Heger, Diana, 2004. "The Link Between Firms? Innovation Decision and the Business Cycle: An Empirical Analysis," ZEW Discussion Papers 04-85, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    9. Czarnitzki, Dirk & Hussinger, Katrin, 2004. "The Link Between R&D Subsidies, R&D Spending and Technological Performance," ZEW Discussion Papers 04-56, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    10. Teichert, Thorsten & Sofka, Wolfgang, 2006. "Global Sensing and Sensibility: A Multi-Stage Matching Assessment of Competitive Advantage from Foreign Sources of Innovation," ZEW Discussion Papers 06-009, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:diw:diwvjh:76-3-3. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Bibliothek). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/diwbede.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.