Empirical studies of innovation in the knowledge driven economy: An introduction

B.H. Hall, J. Mairesse

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This introduction to a special issue of eint surveys a collection of ten papers that study various aspects of innovation and knowledge management and their impact on performance at the firm level for a number of countries. These studies have been conducted using data drawn from innovation surveys combined with data from a number of other sources. The issue illustrates the value of these surveys in improving our understanding of innovation in firms and raises a number of questions for future work in this area.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-299
JournalEconomics of Innovation and New Technology
Issue number4/5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

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