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production activities in four research-intensive manufacturing sectors (chemicals and pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, machinery …
production activities in four research intensive manufacturing sectors (chemicals and pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, machinery …
production activities in four research-intensive manufacturing sectors (chemicals and pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, machinery … ; corporate R&D Strategies ; chemicals and pharmaceuticals ; machinery ; electrical engineering ; motor vehicles ; bazaar effect …
I study the effects of basic and applied innovation on a firm's market value and total factor productivity for a panel of U.S. manufacturing firms. Basicness of innovation is measured by the index of generality proposed by Trajtenberg, Henderson and Jaffe (1997), and basic and applied innovation...
Although there exists a vast literature on convergence and divergence of income levels across countries or regions at the aggregate level, there is only little work on convergence and/or diver- gence processes of productivity and wage levels at the more disaggregated industrial level. These are...
The sensitivity of innovation activities with respect to the business cycle is often assumed to be small. In this paper the hypothesis on cyclical dependence of innovation activities is tested for firms in the German manufacturing, and additionally for SMEs. To this end firms? innovation...
Präferenzen für Gütervielfalt und hieraus resultierende heterogene Preisbildung auf unvollkommenen Gütermärkten werden in empirischen Produktivitätsuntersuchungen bislang nur unzureichend berücksichtigt. Der vorliegende Beitrag möchte zur Schließung dieser Forschungslücke beitragen: Er...
Feenstra and Ma (2008) develop a monopolistic competition model where firms choose their optimal product scope by balancing the profits from a new variety against the costs of 'cannibalizing' sales of existing varieties. While more productive firms always have a higher market share, there is no...
While both manufacturing and R&D location decisions have received considerable theoretical and empirical attention from economists and organization scientists, theories and evidence regarding the co-location of the two are scarce. The goal of this article is to lay the theoretical foundation for...