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Allocation of human capital and innovation at the frontier: firm-level evidence on Germany and the Netherlands

Eric Bartelsman, Sabien Dobbelaere and Bettina Peters.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Education and Research Institutions; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 23755 words.

This article examines how productivity effects of human capital and innovation vary at different points of the conditional productivity distribution. Our analysis draws upon two large...

An Analysis of the Impact of Research and Development on Productivity Using Bayesian Model Averaging with a Reversible Jump Algorithm

Kelvin Balcombe and George Rapsomanikis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Econometric Modelling. 8083 words.

A Bayesian model averaging approach to the estimation of lag structures is introduced and applied to assess the impact of (R&D) on agricultural productivity in the United States from 1889...

Appropriate technology in a Solovian nonlinear growth model

Davide Fiaschi and Andrea Mario Lavezzi.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6681 words.

We propose a Solovian growth model with a convex–concave production function and international technological spillovers. We test the empirical implications of the model, analysing the...

The Causal Effects of Competition on Innovation: Experimental Evidence

Philippe Aghion, Stefan Bechtold, Lea Cassar and Holger Herz.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development. 12778 words.

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We design two laboratory experiments to analyze the causal effects of competition on step-by-step innovation. Innovations result from costly R&D...

Crop Insurance Adjusted Panel Data Envelopment Analysis Efficiency Measures

Saleem Shaik.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 8784 words.

The Swamy-Arora panel data envelopment analysis model is used to estimate crop insurance adjusted efficiency based on an alternative two-way random effect panel estimator. An empirical...

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DO NPEs MATTER? NON-PRACTICING ENTITIES AND PATENT LITIGATION OUTCOMES

Michael J. Mazzeo, Jonathan H. Ashtor and Samantha Zyontz.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Sociology; Law and Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8496 words.

It is widely argued that so-called “patent trolls” are corrupting the U.S. patent system and endangering technology innovation and commercialization at large. For example, a recent White...

The drivers of efficient knowledge transfer performance: evidence from British universities

Federica Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 12066 words.

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Using data from the UK, this study explores the institutional and environmental factors that influence universities’ efficiency in knowledge transfer....

Dynamic capabilities and economic crises: has openness enhanced a firm's performance in an economic downturn?

Joon Mo Ahn, Letizia Mortara and Tim Minshall.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 8089 words.

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Many studies have attempted to investigate the potential benefits of open innovation. However, the long-term effects of openness have yet to be...

Econometric modelling of the regional knowledge production function in Europe

Sylvie Charlot, Riccardo Crescenzi and Antonio Musolesi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development. 13575 words.

By adopting a semiparametric approach, the ‘traditional’ regional knowledge production function is developed in three complementary directions. First, the model is augmented with...

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Evolution, roots and influence of the literature on National Systems of Innovation: a bibliometric account

Aurora A. C. Teixeira.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Economic Development. 13170 words.

The literature on the National Systems of Innovation (NSI) is a relatively new field of research that has spread remarkably in the past 20 years. This article offers a complementary,...

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Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

The formation of R&D cooperation ties: an event history analysis for German laser source manufacturers

Muhamed Kudic, Andreas Pyka and Marco Sunder.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics. 14425 words.

This study sheds light on a phenomenon that has remained widely neglected in the literature on innovation networks so far: the timing of network entries and consecutive research and...

Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Land Conversion under Uncertain Productivity Improvements in Agriculture

Bruno Lanz, Simon Dietz and Tim Swanson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Demographic Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 12247 words.

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We study how stochasticity in the evolution of agricultural productivity interacts with economic and population growth at the global level. We use a...

Government Insurance Program Design, Incentive Effects, and Technology Adoption: The Case of Skip-Row Crop Insurance

Joshua D. Woodard, Alexander D. Pavlista, Gary D. Schnitkey, Paul A. Burgener and Kimberley A. Ward.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Insurance. 8574 words.

Can the availability of poorly-designed government insurance alter technology adoption decisions? A theoretical model of technology adoption and insurance incentive effects for a high- and...

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The great divide in scientific productivity: why the average scientist does not exist

Stijn Kelchtermans and Reinhilde Veugelers.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 15707 words.

Using a panel of individual researchers at the KU Leuven, Belgium, we analyze the impact of a range of productivity drivers on research performance at the separate quantiles of the...

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How do social networks contribute to wage inequality? Insights from an agent-based analysis

Herbert Dawid and Simon Gemkow.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 10143 words.

Based on a closed agent-based macroeconomic simulation model (Eurace@Unibi), this article analyzes whether the density of social networks influences via referrals the residual wage...

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How to measure the unobservable: a panel technique for the analysis of TFP convergence

Adriana Di Liberto, Francesco Pigliaru and Roberto Mura.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10048 words.

This paper proposes a fixed-effect panel methodology that enables us to simultaneously take into account both TFP convergence and the traditional neoclassical-type of convergence. We...

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The impact of aging and technological relatedness on agglomeration externalities: a survival analysis

Frank M.H. Neffke, Martin Henning and Ron Boschma.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2012; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 13930 words.

We study localization, urbanization and Jacobs’ externality effects on plant survival in Sweden (1970–2004). We focus on two questions: (i) do agglomeration externalities change with the...

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The impact of R&D offshoring on the home knowledge production of OECD investing regions

Lorena M. D’Agostino, Keld Laursen and Grazia D. Santangelo.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 12525 words.

We investigate the effect of research and development (R&D) offshoring from high-income regions to prominent emerging economies. Specifically, we examine whether there is a complementary...

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Information Transmission in Irrigation Technology Adoption and Diffusion: Social Learning, Extension Services, and Spatial Effects

Margarita Genius, Phoebe Koundouri, Céline Nauges and Vangelis Tzouvelekas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9066 words.

In this article, we investigate the role of information transmission in promoting agricultural technology adoption and diffusion through extension services and social learning. We develop a...

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