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dc.contributor.authorAntony, Jürgenen_US
dc.contributor.authorGrebel, Thomasen_US
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we highlight the importance of technology flows between sec- tors and their impact on the labor productivity of large-scale corporations. Based on theoretical considerations, we explore technological spillovers between the sectors of an economy. Large-scale corporations usually focus on certain sec- tors but make use of a wide range of technological knowledge from other sectors. Thereby, technological knowledge built up in sectors by continuous R&D ac- tivities does not spill over without bounds but is directed by firms' absorptive capacities. We use firms' patent portfolio to empirically calculate the sector af- filiation and therewith the firms' absorptive capacities in order to estimate the impact of technology diffusion on labor productivity. Fortune 500 firms serve as data base.en_US
dc.publisherUniversität Jena und Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik Jenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJena economic research papers 2008,016en_US
dc.subject.keywordTechnology Flowsen_US
dc.subject.keywordFirm Productivityen_US
dc.subject.stwInterindustrielle Verflechtungen_US
dc.titleTechnology flows between sectors and its impact on large-scale firmsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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