Polder, Michael and Leeuwen, George van and Mohnen, Pierre and Raymond, Wladimir (2009): Productivity effects of innovation modes.
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Many empirical studies have confirmed the positive impact of innovation on productivity at the firm level. The focus tends to be either on R&D driven techno-logical innovation on the one hand, or on organisational changes complemented by ICT on the other. To investigate the effect of different types of innovations on produc-tivity, we propose a model with two innovation input equations (R&D and ICT) that feed into a knowledge production function consisting of a system of three innovation output equations (product innovation, process innovation and organisational innova-tion), which ultimately feeds into a productivity equation. We find that ICT is an im-portant driver of innovation in both manufacturing and services. Doing more R&D has a positive effect on product innovation in manufacturing. Organisational innova-tion has the strongest productivity effects. We only find positive effects of product and process innovation when combined with an organisational innovation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Productivity effects of innovation modes|
|Keywords:||technological innovation; non-technological innovation; ICT; R&D; productivity; trivariate probit; CDM model;|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O30 - General
D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D24 - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
|Depositing User:||Michael, J.M. Polder|
|Date Deposited:||29. Nov 2009 12:38|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 17:32|
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