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R&D Migration: a cross-national analysis

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  • Aldieri, Luigi
  • Vinci, Concetto Paolo

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This study contributes to existing literature on firms’ innovative activity examining the influence of both internal firms’ physical and R&D capital, and external national and international knowledge spillovers. The paper presents a cross national analysis of United States, Japan and Europe based upon a new dataset composed of 879 worldwide R&D-intensive manufacturing firms. The empirical results suggest that the effect of R&D capital stock on firms’ innovation output is always positive. The effects of international R&D spillovers are positive in Japan and USA and negative in European economic area, while the national R&D spillovers has the opposite impact

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  • Aldieri, Luigi & Vinci, Concetto Paolo, 2015. "R&D Migration: a cross-national analysis," MPRA Paper 62541, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    R&D spillovers; Innovation; Cross-national analysis;

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity

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