Discussion Paper

No. 2018-37 | May 09, 2018
Are R&D subsidies effective? The effect of industry competition

Abstract

This study explores the effect of industry competition on public R&D subsidies’ effectiveness. The author finds the non-linear threshold effect of industry competition on R&D subsidies’ effectiveness. Specifically, R&D subsidies’ effectiveness reaches its peak when industry competition lies between the two estimated thresholds.

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JEL Classification:

H25, L11, G31, G38

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Xin Xiang (2018). Are R&D subsidies effective? The effect of industry competition. Economics Discussion Papers, No 2018-37, Kiel Institute for the World Economy. http://www.economics-ejournal.org/economics/discussionpapers/2018-37


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