DIW Berlin: Topic Research and Development

Topic Research and Development

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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
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
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 46/47 / 2018

German Industry Returning to Cities

Is the German manufacturing industry, which has been leaving cities for less densely populated areas since World War II, being lured back into urban centers? This report analyses industrial start-ups from 2012 to 2016 and derives their preferred locations. The analysis shows that the start-up intensity in large agglomerations is on average almost 40 percent higher than in the other regions of

2018| Martin Gornig, Axel Werwatz
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