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The Impact of Innovation Activities on Employment in the Environmental Sector – Empirical Results for Germany at the Firm Level

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  • Horbach Jens

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    (University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Faculty of Business, Schillstraße 100, 86169 Augsburg, Germany)

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    The paper explores employment effects of environmental product innovations at the firm level. Whereas there are many studies analysing this relationship for general innovations, studies for the environmental sector are still rare.On the background of high political attention connected with hopeful employment perspectives, a separate analysis of this sector in comparison to other, non-environmental fields seems to be very important.

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    Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik).

    Volume (Year): 230 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (August)
    Pages: 403-419

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    Handle: RePEc:jns:jbstat:v:230:y:2010:i:4:p:403-419
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