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dc.contributor.authorKoch, Williamen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-13en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T11:55:58Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T11:55:58Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/64122-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines Total Factor Productivity (TFP) and knowledge flows, using international patent data. The result is a measure of technology that isolates sources of innovation and their contributions to domestic TFP. Within-industry innovation enhances domestic productivity, and domestic between industry innovations are productivity enhancing. However, foreign-sourced between-industry innovation has a negative effect on domestic productivity. This highlights the dual aspect of patents as a measure of innovation. However, when controlling for domestic market structure, foreign-owned firm employment, or imports, foreign-sourced knowledge flows have potentially positive effects on domestic TFP. Overall results are sensitive to sectors and country of origin.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aSanta Cruz Inst. for International Economics |cSanta Cruz, Calif.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWorking Papers, Santa Cruz Center for International Economics |x08-19en_US
dc.subject.jelF19en_US
dc.subject.jelO3en_US
dc.subject.jelO4en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordproductivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordpatentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordinnovationen_US
dc.subject.keywordknowledge flowsen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwPatenten_US
dc.subject.stwWissenstransferen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleExamining US productivity: Knowledge flows from industry and country sourcesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn604577907en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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