Abstract

http://ssrn.com/abstract=1704482
 
 

References (39)



 
 

Citations (2)



 


 



Econometric Evaluation of Public Policies for Science and Innovation: A Brief Guide to Practice


Luca Grilli


Politecnico di Milano

Samuele Murtinu


Politecnico di Milano - School of Management; Polytechnic University of Milan - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale

February 18, 2011

POLICIES FOR SCIENCE AND INNOVATION: DESIGH AND EVALUATION, pp. 60-75, M.G. Colombo, L. Grilli, L. Piscitello and C. Rossi Lamastra, eds., Elgar

Abstract:     
This work reviews the principal econometric methods used to measure the effects of public R&D subsidies on firm performance. First, we show the main econometric challenges a researcher has to face in estimating the impact of a government policy scheme, by paying special attention to the issues of subsidy endogeneity and selection bias. Then, we review the main features of different methods. A discussion of advantages and drawbacks of each approach is offered to the reader, as well as suggestions for future improvements in this field of economic research.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 25

Keywords: R&D Public Subsidies, Endogeneity, Selection Bias

JEL Classification: C01, C18, L53, O38

Accepted Paper Series


Download This Paper

Date posted: November 8, 2010 ; Last revised: June 30, 2012

Suggested Citation

Grilli, Luca and Murtinu, Samuele, Econometric Evaluation of Public Policies for Science and Innovation: A Brief Guide to Practice (February 18, 2011). POLICIES FOR SCIENCE AND INNOVATION: DESIGH AND EVALUATION, pp. 60-75, M.G. Colombo, L. Grilli, L. Piscitello and C. Rossi Lamastra, eds., Elgar. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1704482

Contact Information

Luca Grilli
Politecnico di Milano ( email )
20134 Milan
Italy
Samuele Murtinu (Contact Author)
Politecnico di Milano - School of Management ( email )
Piazza L. Da Vinci 32
Milan, 20133
Italy
+390223992807 (Phone)
+390223992710 (Fax)
Politecnico di Milano - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale ( email )
Italy
Feedback to SSRN


Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 366
Downloads: 100
Download Rank: 155,580
References:  39
Citations:  2

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo7 in 0.218 seconds