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The success of the R&D tax credit shows that there can be a role for public policy in stimulating innovation and growth

Van Reenen, John (2011) The success of the R&D tax credit shows that there can be a role for public policy in stimulating innovation and growth. British Politics and Policy at LSE (05 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Competition and labour market flexibility are key for spurring productivity growth, but there are other ways in which policymakers can influence innovation more directly. John Van Reenen argues that tax credits for business spending on research and development can increase UK firms’ market value, productivity and innovation.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development > O38 - Government Policy
Sets: Departments > Economics
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 15:16
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/40257/

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