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Disentangling the processes of firm growth and R&D investment

What are the secrets for stimulating R&D investment and job creation? This question is of central importance for the EU Innovation Union strategy. This documentapplies a new econometric technique to the EU Industrial R&D Scoreboard data on the world...

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JRC nr: JRC103175
Publication date
10 November 2016

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What are the secrets for stimulating R&D investment and job creation? This question is of central importance for the EU Innovation Union strategy. This documentapplies a new econometric technique to the EU Industrial R&D Scoreboard data on the world's top R&D investors, to highlight the key role of sales growth (instead of profits growth) as the engine of R&D investment and job creation.

Authors:

COAD Alexander, GRASSANO Nicola

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