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In brief: boffins in the USA: the boost to UK productivity

Griffith, Rachel, Harrison, Rupert and Van Reenen, John ORCID: 0000-0001-9153-2907 (2005) In brief: boffins in the USA: the boost to UK productivity. Centrepiece, 10 (1). p. 11. ISSN 1362-3761

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The US innovation boom since 1990 has had major benefits for the UK economy. According to new research by CEP's director John Van Reenen and colleagues, without the growth in US spending on research and development (R&D) in the 1990s, UK productivity would have been about 5% lower in 2000.

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Additional Information: © 2005 Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 02 May 2008 11:17
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 00:24

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