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Measuring the economic impact of Research Joint Ventures supported by the EU Framework Programme

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Barajas, Ascensión y Huergo, Elena y Moreno Martín, Lourdes (2012) Measuring the economic impact of Research Joint Ventures supported by the EU Framework Programme. Journal of Technology Transfer, 37 . pp. 917-942. ISSN 0892-9912

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The objective of this paper is to analyse the effects of international R&D cooperation on firms’ economic performance. Our approach, based on a complete data set with information about Spanish participants in research joint ventures supported by the EU Framework Programme during the period 1995-2005, establishes a recursive model structure to capture the relationship between R&D cooperation, knowledge generation and economic results, which are measured by labour productivity. In the analysis we take into account that the participation in this specific type of cooperative projects implies a selection process that includes both the self-selection by participants to join the consortia and the selection of projects by the European Commission to award the public aid. Empirical analysis has confirmed that: (1) R&D co-operation has a positive impact on the technological capacity of firms, captured through intan-gible fixed assets and (2) the technological capacity of firms is positively related to their productivity.


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Una versión previa de este trabajo está publicada como documento de trabajo (e-print) de la UCM con número 9832

Palabras clave:International R&D cooperation, Framework Programme, impact assessment
Materias:Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Economía pública
Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Empresas
Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Economía industrial
JEL:H81, L2, O3
Código ID:39084
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