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Innovative MNE's Subsidiaries in different domestic environmets


Molero Zayas, José y Portela, Javier y Álvarez González, Isabel (2009) Innovative MNE's Subsidiaries in different domestic environmets. [ Working Papers; nº 01, 2009, ]

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Las empresas multinacionales realizan actividades de generación de conocimiento, tales como las de I+D, en el extranjero y no solo en sus países de origen. Este hecho tiene implicaciones diversas en los sistemas de innovación, lo que se revela en un doble sentido: por un lado, las actividades de I+D de las empresas extranjeras pueden contribuir a la generación de innovaciones y a la mejora tecnológica de las economías receptoras; por otro, la dinámica de innovación de las empresas foráneas puede quedar condicionada por las características de los sistemas de acogida. Por todo ello, el objetivo de este trabajo es analizar la importancia relativa de los condicionantes locales a través de las fuentes para la innovación que utilizan las empresas extranjeras, el papel de los fondos públicos y las formas de organizar su trabajo en red. La muestra de empresas procede de la Encuesta Europea de Innovación (CIS3) y el análisis se realiza para tres países europeos: Alemania, España y Noruega. El objetivo es tratar de valorar hasta qué punto los efectos debidos al país y los vinculados a las industrias inciden en las actividades de innovación de las subsidiarias de empresas multinacionales.

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Foreign firms performing R&D abroad present two types of implications for the local systems of innovation, which can be described as a loop going in two directions: R&D-intensive affiliates may contribute to the generation of innovation, upgrading the technological level of the host economy; on the other hand, their innovation dynamics may be conditioned by locations. The aim is to analyse the local embeddedness of foreign firms measuring the impact of the innovation sources, the role of public funds and the cooperative relationships in the innovativeness of foreign firms. The sample is constructed on data from the Community Innovation Survey (CIS 3) and the analysis is replicated for three European countries: Germany, Norway and Spain. Our aim is to asses to what extent there exist countries’ and industries’ effects on the innovative activities of MNE subsidiaries.

Tipo de documento:Documento de trabajo o Informe técnico
Palabras clave:CIS 3, Empresas extranjeras, Intensidad innovadora, Fuentes de innovación, Sistemas de innovación.
Palabras clave (otros idiomas):CIS 3; Foreign firms; Innovative intensity; Innovation sources; Location
Materias:Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Economía internacional
Título de serie o colección:Working Papers
Código ID:9627

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