Kampik, Franziska and Dachs, Bernhard (2010): The innovative performance of German multinationals abroad. Forthcoming in: Industrial and Corporate Change
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This paper analyzes cross-country differences in innovation behavior of subsidiaries of German multinational enterprises. The analysis is based on data from Community Innovation Survey (CIS4) and covers 16 European countries. We find considerable differences in innovation input intensity and innovation output intensity between German subsidiaries located in different European countries. Multivariate analysis reveals that these differences are largely related to firm characteristics. A significant relationship between firm-level innovation and host country characteristics can only be found for innovation output.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The innovative performance of German multinationals abroad|
|Keywords:||Internationalization of innovation, German multinational firms, innovation performance, Community Innovation Survey|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F23 - Multinational Firms; International Business
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O31 - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
|Depositing User:||Bernhard Dachs|
|Date Deposited:||12. Jan 2011 21:11|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 04:27|
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