Effects of R&D spending on innovation by Irish and foreign-owned businesses

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dc.contributor.author Doran, Justin
dc.contributor.author Jordan, Declan
dc.contributor.author O'Leary, Eoin
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-05T09:05:51Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-05T09:05:51Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Doran, J., Jordan, D. and O'Leary, E. (2013) 'Effects of R&D spending on innovation by Irish and foreign-owned businesses', Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, Vol. XLII, 2013, pp. 15-41. en
dc.identifier.volume XLII en
dc.identifier.startpage 15 en
dc.identifier.endpage 41 en
dc.identifier.issn 00814776
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/2433
dc.description.abstract This paper estimates the private returns to four different kinds of R&D spending on the probability of Irish and foreign-owned businesses engaging in product, process and organizational innovation. By providing econometric analysis of the Community Innovation Survey: 2004 to 2006, it makes an important contribution to our understanding of the effects of Irish innovation policy, which has incentivized businesses to spend on R&D. The main findings are that Irish-owned businesses are significantly more likely than foreign-owned to introduce new products as a result of creative R&D work undertaken. Foreign-owned businesses, which spend nearly 6 times more per worker on R&D than Irish-owned, enjoy very high returns mostly from the purchase or licence of patents. This reflects a fundamental difference in the innovation activities of these businesses, which is critical for policymakers' understanding of the Irish innovation system. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland en
dc.relation.uri http://www.tara.tcd.ie/handle/2262/1080
dc.relation.uri http://www.ssisi.ie/journals.php en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ en
dc.subject Innovation policy en
dc.subject Innovation output en
dc.subject Research and development en
dc.subject Research & development en
dc.title Effects of R&D spending on innovation by Irish and foreign-owned businesses en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Declan Jordan, Economics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.jordan@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2012-11-07T12:22:06Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.jordan@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress justin.doran@ucc.ie en


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