innovation

Publication date: 6 Feb 2020 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Li, J, Omoju, O E, Zhang, J, Ikhide, E E, Lu, G, Lawal, A I, Ozue, V A | JEL classification: O34, Q42, Q55, C23 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 251 | Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This study uses an econometric approach to investigate the role of IPR protection on renewable energy adoption using panel data of 102 countries at five-year intervals over the period 1990–2005. The Ginarte-Park index is used as a measure of the strength of intellectual property protection while...
Publication date: 6 Feb 2020 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Jaffe, A M | JEL classification: Q35, Q55, L1 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 251 | Publisher: Cambridge University Press
There is evidence that the risk of stranded assets in the oil and gas sector is underpriced in financial markets. Publicly traded Western oil and gas companies are starting to write down assets, opening up the possibility that more rationalisation of value is likely to come. To the extent that...
Publication date: 5 Jun 2019 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Hall, B | JEL classification: H25, O32, O38 | NIESR discussion paper number: 506
A large number of countries around the world now provide some kind of tax incentive to encourage firms to undertake innovative activity. This paper presents the policy rationale for these incentives, discusses their design and potential effectiveness, and reviews the empirical evidence on their...
Publication date: 2 Aug 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | External authors: Aksoy, Y, Basso, H S, Smith, R P | JEL classification: E32, J11 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 241 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
While there may be an important, but transitory, cyclical component in the poor performance of the past decade, we will emphasise the secular forces: the impact of demographic structure and innovation. We draw on the empirical and theoretical work reported in Aksoy, Basso, Smith and Grasl (2015),...
Publication date: 1 Aug 2014 | Publication type: Report | Authors: Mason, G, Nathan, M
There is now renewed interest in the UK in the potentially beneficial economic effects of industrial policy, that is, government policies designed to influence the structure of output and employment. Much public discussion and debate on this subject emphasises the lessons that can be learned from...
Publication date: 2 Oct 2013 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Nathan, M | JEL classification: G23, G24, J15, J61, L5, L26, M12, M13, O31, O32, R11 | NIESR discussion paper number: 413
In recent years, the economics of migration literature has shown a substantial growth in papers exploring host country impacts beyond the labour market. Specifically, researchers have begun to shift their attention from labour market and fiscal changes, towards exploring what we might call ‘the...
Publication date: 6 Feb 2013 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Holland, D | External authors: André, C., Pareliussen, J. and Garcia, C.
NIESR contributed a chapter on economic growth, productivity and innovation in the UK, including contributions by Simon Kirby.