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Economic crisis and innovation: is destruction prevailing over accumulation?

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  • Daniele Archibugi

    () (Department of Management, Birkbeck College University of London)

  • Andrea Filippetti

    () (Institute for the Study of Regionalism, Federalism and Self-Government)

  • Marion Frenz

    () (Department of Management, Birkbeck College University of London)

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This paper, based on the latest three waves of the UK Community Innovation Survey, compares drivers of innovation investment before and during the crisis, and finds that the crisis led to a concentration of innovative activities among fast growing and already innovative firms.

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  • Daniele Archibugi & Andrea Filippetti & Marion Frenz, 2012. "Economic crisis and innovation: is destruction prevailing over accumulation?," Working Papers 6, Birkbeck Centre for Innovation Management Research, revised Apr 2012.
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