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INDUSTRIAL R&D INVESTMENT IN EU: RECENT TRENDS AND LESSONS FOR ROMANIA

Gheorghe Zaman () and Zizi Goschin ()

Romanian Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 34, issue 1(43), 68-83

Abstract: R&D and innovation are broadly acknowledged as the main drivers of an economy's competitiveness and growth and the measures to encourage investment in research are a central part of economic policies. This paper addresses the question of R&D investment by the private sector and aims at investigating its economic effects in terms of profit and net sales increase R&D investment, industry, EUfor the top 1000 R&D industrial investors based in the EU.

Keywords: R&D investment; industry; EU (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O32 L19 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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