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R&D, innovation and technology

Innovation is one of the key determinants of productivity growth and of long-term increases in well-being. Our research in this area has examined the determinants of research and development (R&D), innovation and technology transfer. This has included study of:  technology transfer from universities to businesses, between firms and across countries; the links between market structure, innovation and firms’ performance; the role of public policy, including tax incentives, in driving investment in innovation and R&D.

R&D, innovation and technology

Journal article | Review of Economic Studies
This paper examines the empirical relationship between technological innovations, market share and stock market value.
Journal article | International Journal of Industrial Organization
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Rachel Griffith
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Helen Miller
Associate Director