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Publication date: 26 Nov 2018 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Venturini, F | External authors: Igna, I.A. | Journal: Economics of Innovation and New Technology No. Forthcoming | Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
This paper investigates the effect of educational mismatch of R&D workers on firm's returns to innovation. R&D labour mismatch emerges when R&D workers have competencies different from those required by their occupation providing a contribution to innovation lower than in the case of...
Publication date: 2 Jul 2014 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Hall, B | External authors: Dirk Czarnitzki, Hanna Hottenrott | JEL classification: O31, O32, O38 | NIESR discussion paper number: 430
Information about the success of a new technology is usually held asymmetrically between the research and development (R&D)-performing firm and potential lenders and investors. This raises the cost of capital for financing R&D externally, resulting in financing constraints on R&D...