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source of productivity growth. The purpose of the paper is to estimate the structure of an equilibrium model of growth …
This paper reviews approaches used for evaluating the performance of local or regional innovation systems. This …
In this paper we use new data to describe how firms from 15 European countries organise their innovative activities …
This paper presents a History Friendly Model which addresses the issue of the bifurcation in technological stylesʺ …
Firstly, we investigated the determinants of a) the propensity of Swiss firms to provide apprenticeship training, and b) the intensity of training (measured by the employment share of apprentices). We primarily were interested in the relevance as explanatory factors of the three constituent...
Using an analytically solvable equilibrium model, we study how the distribution of economic activities is affected by the trade-off between pecuniary externalities, as dependent on transportation costs, and localized technological externalities, as dependent on inter-regional spillovers. We...
We collect data on the movement and productivity of elite scientists. Their mobility is remarkable: nearly half of the world's most-cited physicists work outside their country of birth. We show they migrate systematically towards nations with large R&D spending. Our study cannot adjudicate on...
to a large extent, to its sustained efforts towards technological learning and capacity building. In this paper we …
We examine the dynamics of ideas production and knowledge-productivity relationship in a panel of 19 OECD countries. A new data set of triadic patents is used. We rigorously address the issues of cross-country heterogeneity and endogeneity. Domestic and foreign ideas stocks exert positive but...
This paper takes a different perspective toward the escape entry incentive of incumbent firms to innovate. New entrants …