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Productivité et R&D au Luxembourg
[Productivity and R&D in Luxembourg]

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  • Bianco, Dominique
  • Salies, Evens

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A way to test the relevance of endogenous growth theory is to test this existence of the relationship between innovation and total factor productivity at the country level. More recently this approach has been extended to take account of externalities induced by innovation activities from foreign countries. This article is an attempt to test this relationship in the case of an often neglected country, Luxembourg, from a vector error correction model. This more flexible approach than those that relate productivity to innovation ad hoc, allows us to test the exogenous nature of externalities induced by R&D activities from abroad.

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  • Bianco, Dominique & Salies, Evens, 2009. "Productivité et R&D au Luxembourg
    [Productivity and R&D in Luxembourg]
    ," MPRA Paper 21170, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:21170
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    Keywords

    Total factor productivity; R&D; spillovers; vector error correction model;

    JEL classification:

    • O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

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