Impacts of R&D and Innovation on Employment and Productivity: A Bird’s Eye View

Speaker: 

Jacques Mairesse

Date: 

April 14, 2014

Event: 

Innovation for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Running Time:

27 minutes

 
 
 

SUMMARY

Jacques Mairesse examines different frameworks to measure the impact of R&D investments on both productivity and employment growth. The presentation takes empirical evidence from two studies in China to explain the mechanisms connecting innovation and productivity. His presentation highlights key challenges to measuring innovation and translating the empirical findings into tangible policy advice.  

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