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R&D and employment: An application of the LSDVC estimator using European microdata

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  • Bogliacino, Francesco
  • Piva, Mariacristina
  • Vivarelli, Marco

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The job creation effect of business R&D is tested applying the dynamic LSDVC estimator to a longitudinal database covering 677 European companies over the period 1990–2008. Job creation is detected in services and high-tech manufacturing, but not in traditional sectors.

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  • Bogliacino, Francesco & Piva, Mariacristina & Vivarelli, Marco, 2012. "R&D and employment: An application of the LSDVC estimator using European microdata," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(1), pages 56-59.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:116:y:2012:i:1:p:56-59
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.01.010
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    Keywords

    Innovation; Employment; Services; LSDVC;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes

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