Does innovation help the good or the poor performing firms?

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Alrian

Authors: J. P. Damijan, C. Kostevc, M. Rojec

Publication Year: 2012

Source: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165176511004757

Journal: Economics Letters

Volume: 115

Issue: 2

Categories: Innovation


Abstract

Using firm-level innovation data we find surprising results on the benefits of innovation. Only manufacturing firms with below average productivity growth are likely to benefits significantly from successful innovation, while faster growing firms do not gain additional benefits from innovating.



Contributors

Alrian