Measuring Intersectoral Technology Spillovers: Estimates from the European and US Patent Office Databases
Economic Systems Research, 1997, vol. 9, issue 1, 47-65
This paper presents several new methods for measuring intersectoral knowledge spillovers, and applies these methods in an analysis of productivity growth in manufacturing for a cross-country, cross-sectional sample for the 1980s. It is argued that existing methods of measuring such intersectoral knowledge spillovers are mostly aimed at measuring so-called crent spillovers'. The methods developed here are aimed at measuring knowledge spillovers—an additional aspect of the spillover process. The empirical analysis shows that there are indeed differences between these two types of spillover measure.
Keywords: R&D spillovers; patents; productivity growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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