Journal Article
No. 2019-2 | January 08, 2019
Are R&D subsidies effective? The effect of industry competition

Abstract

In this study, the author explores the effect of industry competition on public R&D subsidy effectiveness. He finds a non-linear threshold effect of industry competition on R&D subsidy effectiveness. Specifically, R&D subsidy effectiveness reaches its peak when industry competition lies between two estimated thresholds.

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JEL Classification:

H25, L11, G31, G38

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Xin Xiang (2019). Are R&D subsidies effective? The effect of industry competition. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 13 (2019-2): 1–17. http://dx.doi.org/10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2019-2


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