Innovation and Firm Performance

Econometric Explorations of Survey Data

  • Alfred Kleinknecht
  • Pierre Mohnen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Comparing Innovation Indicators

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Paul Geroski, John Van Reenen, Chris Walters
      Pages 31-55
    3. Hans van Ophem, Erik Brouwer, Alfred Kleinknecht, Pierre Mohnen
      Pages 56-70
  3. Determinants of Innovative Behaviour

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Paul Diederen, Hans van Meijl, Arjan Wolters
      Pages 73-85
    3. John Baldwin, Petr Hanel, David Sabourin
      Pages 86-111
    4. Ester Martinez-Ros, José M. Labeaga
      Pages 150-171
  4. Spillovers and R&D Collaboration

  5. Innovation and Export Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Alfred Kleinknecht, Remco Oostendorp
      Pages 310-320
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 321-327

About this book


The emergence of new firm-level data, including the European Community Innovation Survey (CIS), has led to a surge of studies on innovation and firm behaviour. This book documents progress in four interrelated fields: · investigation of the use of new indicators of innovation output · investigation of determinants of innovative behaviour · the role of spillovers, the public knowledge infrastructure and research and development collaboration · The impact of innovation on firm performance Written by an international group of contributors, the studies are based on agriculture and the manufacturing and service industries in Europe and Canada and provide new insights into the driving forces behind innovation.


econometrics innovation Manufacturing research & development (R&D)

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfred Kleinknecht
    • 1
  • Pierre Mohnen
    • 2
  1. 1.Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)Netherlands
  2. 2.University of Quebec in MontrealCanada

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