Publications of the Research Unit Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics

  1. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    R&D Grant and Tax Credit Support for Foreign-Owned Subsidiaries: Does It Pay Off?

    Foreign-owned subsidiaries make significant contributions to national Research and Development (R&D) in many host countries. Policymakers often support subsidiaries through R&D grants and R&D tax credits. A key…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Measuring Process Innovation Output: Results from Firm-Level Panel Data

    Process innovation is an important part of firms’ innovation activities and supposed to significantly contribute to positive returns from innovation. Measuring process innovation output at the firm level is…

  3. ZEW-Innovationserhebung // 2022


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  4. Refereed Journal // 2022

    Local Knowledge Spillovers and Innovation Persistence of Firms

    Recent empirical evidence has shown that firm’s innovation behavior exhibits high persistency but not much is known about potential contingencies affecting the degree of persistence. This paper focuses on the…

  5. Refereed Journal // 2022

    A Second Chance for Failed Entrepreneurs: A Good Idea?

    In this paper, we analyze how previously failed entrepreneurs fare with their current venture in terms of survival compared to novices. While previous literature focusses on superior learning effects from…