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Industrial R&D Investment In Eu: Recent Trends And Lessons For Romania

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  • Gheorghe ZAMAN

    () (Institute of National Economy, Romanian Academy)

  • Zizi Goschin

    () (Institute of National Economy, Romanian Academy)

Abstract

R&D and innovation are broadly acknowledged as the main drivers of an economy's competitiveness and growth and the measures to encourage investment in research are a central part of economic policies. This paper addresses the question of R&D investment by the private sector and aims at investigating its economic effects in terms of profit and net sales increase R&D investment, industry, EUfor the top 1000 R&D industrial investors based in the EU.

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  • Gheorghe ZAMAN & Zizi Goschin, 2012. "Industrial R&D Investment In Eu: Recent Trends And Lessons For Romania," Romanian Journal of Economics, Institute of National Economy, vol. 34(1(43)), pages 68-83, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ine:journl:v:1:y:2012:i:43:p:68-83
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    Keywords

    R&D investment; industry; EU;

    JEL classification:

    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
    • L19 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Other

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