Barrios, Salvador and Bertinelli, Luisito and Heinen, Andreas and Strobl, Eric (2007): EXPLORING THE LINK BETWEEN LOCAL AND GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE SPILLOVERS.
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We measure the effect of R&D spillovers on plant productivity by taking account of (i) the national origin of the spillovers, (ii) the mechanism through which spillovers may flow (FDI and/or imports), (iii) the sectoral scope of spillovers, as well as (iv) their geographic scope, in a single analytical framework. Our analysis is based on an exhaustive database on Irish manufacturing plants covering the period 1986-1994. The results show that while domestic plants benefit from local R&D spillovers, these spillovers are spatially bounded. Domestic plants are also able to tap into the global R&D pool, but only via the presence of multinational plants located near them. In contrast, there is no evidence that foreign affiliates located in Ireland are recipients of local R&D spillovers. Foreign affiliates do, however, gain from the size of the R&D stock in their origin country.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||EXPLORING THE LINK BETWEEN LOCAL AND GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE SPILLOVERS|
|Keywords:||R&D, knwoledge spillovers, multinationals, international trade, Ireland|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O30 - General
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R12 - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity
L - Industrial Organization > L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing > L60 - General
|Depositing User:||Salvador Barrios|
|Date Deposited:||15. Dec 2007 05:47|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 07:21|
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