The R&D Intensity of Companies Lagging Behind the Technological Frontier


We estimate with System Generalized Method of Moments the effect of the distance from the technological frontier on the R&D intensity of companies, using a new European level database. In our estimation the companies that lag behind are less active in research activity.

The Empirical Economics Letters
Sebastian Gomez-Cardona
Sebastian Gomez-Cardona
PhD candidate in Economics

I am a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the Vancouver School of Economics of The University of British Columbia. My research interests are in household finance, macroeconomics and international finance.