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Research Project

International Comparison of the Sectoral Knowledge Capital

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
Seminar

Measuring Productivity Dispersion: Lessons from Counting One-Hundred Million Ballots

11.07.2018| Ethan Ilzetzki, London School of Economics
Research Project

Increasing Differences in Productivity

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
Research Project

Inclusive Productivity

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
Press Release

Company productivity increases with more knowledge-based capital

First study using official company records — more knowledge-based capital increases productivity — some sectors are already investing more in knowledge-based capital than in machines and buildings — economic policy must take a holistic approach towards investments Every year in Germany, around 200 billion euros are invested in knowledge-based capital, such as research and development ...

01.02.2018
Research Project

INNOMSME

Current Project| Entrepreneurship
Monographien

Firm Size and Innovation in the Service Sector

A rich literature links knowledge inputs with innovative outputs. However, most of what is known is restricted to manufacturing. This paper analyzes whether the three aspects involving innovative activity - R&D; innovative output; and productivity - hold for knowledge intensive services. Combining the models of Crepon et al. (1998) and of Ackerberg et al. (2015), allows for causal interpretation of ...

Bonn: IZA, 2018, 46 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 12035)
| David Audretsch, Marian Hafenstein, Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch
SOEPpapers 1004 / 2018

The Wider Benefits of Adult Learning: Work-Related Training and Social Capital

We propose a regression-adjusted matched difference-in-differences framework to estimate non-pecuniary returns to adult education. This approach combines kernel matching with entropy balancing to account for selection bias and sorting on gains. Using data from the German SOEP,we evaluate the effect of work-related training, which represents the largest portion of adult education in OECD countries, ...

2018| Jens Ruhose, Stephan L. Thomsen, Insa Weilage
Diskussionspapiere 1774 / 2018

Firm Size and Innovation in the Service Sector

A rich literature links knowledge inputs with innovative outputs. However, most of what is known is restricted to manufacturing. This paper analyzes whether the three aspects involving innovative activity - R&D; innovative output; and productivity - hold for knowledge intensive services. Combining the models of Crepon et al. (1998) and of Ackerberg et al. (2015), allows for causal interpretation of ...

2018| David B. Audretsch, Marian Hafenstein, Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Corporate Debt and Investment: A Firm-Level Analysis for Stressed Euro Area Countries

This paper investigates the link between corporate debt and investment for a group of five peripheral euro area countries. Using firm-level data from 2005 to 2014, we postulate a non-linear corporate leverage-investment relationship and derivethresholds beyond which leverage has a negative and significant impact on investment. The investment sensitivity of debt increased after 2008 when financial distress ...

In: Journal of International Money and Finance 80 (2018), S. 112-130 | Stefan Gebauer, Ralph Setzer, Andreas Westphal
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