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Evaluating A Program of Public Funding of Private Innovation Activities. An Econometric Study of FONTAR in Argentina

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  • Daniel Chudnovsky

    (Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT).)

  • Andrés López

    () (Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT).)

  • Martín Rossi

    () (Universidad de San Andrés)

  • Diego Ubfal

    () (Inter-American Development Bank)

Abstract

The paper contains and impact evaluation of matching grants to promote investments in innovation on firm financed R&D and other output variables.

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  • Daniel Chudnovsky & Andrés López & Martín Rossi & Diego Ubfal, 2006. "Evaluating A Program of Public Funding of Private Innovation Activities. An Econometric Study of FONTAR in Argentina," OVE Working Papers 1606, Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE).
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    Keywords

    innovation; matching grants; program evaluation; fixed effects; common support; Latin America; Argentina.;

    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
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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