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Multinationals and the globalization of R&D (2019)
Journal Article
García-Vega, M., Hofmann, P., & Kneller, R. (2019). Multinationals and the globalization of R&D. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 63, 583-614. doi:10.1016/j.ijindorg.2019.01.001

In this paper we consider how the location, organization and output of knowledge production evolve within domestic firms following acquisition-FDI in order to understand the aggregate effect on an index of domestically produced innovations. We find s... Read More

The role of international and domestic R&D outsourcing for firm innovation (2018)
Journal Article
García-Vega, M., & Huergo, E. (2018). The role of international and domestic R&D outsourcing for firm innovation. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2018.11.009

Firms are increasingly outsourcing their high-tech services. Theory suggests that R&D outsourcing allows firms to specialize in core knowledge-intensive tasks, thereby increasing innovation, but R&D outsourcing may also undermine internal capabilitie... Read More