DIW Berlin: Topic Research and Development

Topic Research and Development

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DIW Weekly Report 35/36 / 2019

Research and Development Abroad: German Companies Focus on Strengths Similar to Those at Home

More than one in four patents that major German companies apply for is based on inventions from their research laboratories abroad. In three quarters of the cases, the companies have focused on technologies in which they are very strong at home. Therefore, to a great extent the technological research and development performance at their home location determines the innovative power of globally

2019| Heike Belitz, Anna Lejpras, Maximilian Priem
DIW Weekly Report 31 / 2019

German Economy Needs to Invest More in Knowledge Capital

The efficiency of the German economy is powered by its knowledge-intensive industrial and services sectors. Yet the use of knowledge capital to drive innovation and productivity in Germany is rather low compared to other European countries and the United States. Germany is clearly lagging behind, especially in the services sector. The same applies to the industrial sector, where German businesses

2019| Heike Belitz, Martin Gornig
DIW Weekly Report 16/17/18 / 2019

Competitiveness and Convergence: Trade, Merger Control, Industry, and Innovation: Reports

2019| Tomaso Duso, Martin Gornig, Alexander S. Kritikos, Malte Rieth, Axel Werwatz
Research Project

International Comparison of the Sectoral Knowledge Capital

Current Project| Firms and Markets
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Should we Intervene in the Demand of Firms in the Software Market?

26.10.2018| Clemens Fiedler, Tilburg University
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Herd Behavior in FDA Committees: A Structural Approach

19.10.2018| Melissa Newham
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

DIW Weekly Report 4/5 / 2018

Company Productivity Increases with More Knowledge-Based Capital

In Germany, around 200 billion euros are invested every year in knowledge-based capital, which encompasses assets such as research and development, software and databases, organizational capital, marketing and advertising, and technical design. Yet investments in traditional capital (such as machinery and non-residential buildings) still significantly outweigh knowledge investments, standing at

2018| Heike Belitz, Marie Le Mouel, Alexander Schiersch
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