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dc.contributor.authorSubrahmanya, M. H. Balaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMathirajan, M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorKrishnaswamy, K. N.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-10-11en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-15T13:15:43Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-15T13:15:43Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-92-9230-238-2en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/53996-
dc.description.abstractThis paper probes the drivers, dimensions, achievements, and outcomes of technological innovations carried out by SMEs in the auto components, electronics, and machine tool sectors of Bangalore in India. Further, it ascertains the growth rates of innovative SMEs vis-à-vis non-innovative SMEs in terms of sales turnover, employment, and investment. Thereafter, it probes the relationship between innovation and growth of SMEs by (i) estimating a correlation between innovation sales and sales growth, (ii) calculating innovation sales for high, medium, and low growth innovative SMEs and doing a one-way ANOVA, and (iii) ascertaining the influence of innovation sales, along with investment growth and employment growth on gross value-added growth by means of multiple regression analysis. The paper brings out substantial evidence to argue that innovations of SMEs contributed to their growth.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aWIDER |cHelsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWorking paper // World Institute for Development Economics Research |x2010,03en_US
dc.subject.jelL25en_US
dc.subject.jelL26en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordtechnological innovationsen_US
dc.subject.keywordsales growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordauto componentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordelectronicsen_US
dc.subject.keywordmachine toolsen_US
dc.subject.keywordBangaloreen_US
dc.titleImportance of technological innovation for SME growth: Evidence from Indiaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn636474496en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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