Innovation, Employment, and Firm Performance in the German Service Sector

Empirical and theoretical evidence on the German service sector is inversely related to its growing overall importance for the entire economy. This monograph offers a comprehensive theory-based econometric treatment of three important and severely understudied issues related to services: innovative...

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Main Author: Kaiser, Ulrich
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Heidelberg Physica-Verlag HD 2002, 2002
Series:ZEW Economic Studies, Publication Series of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, Germany
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Empirical and theoretical evidence on the German service sector is inversely related to its growing overall importance for the entire economy. This monograph offers a comprehensive theory-based econometric treatment of three important and severely understudied issues related to services: innovative activity, the effects of innovation on the demand for labour, and the performance of newly founded firms. In addition, the book contains detailed descriptive statistics on innovative activity, skill mix as well as on growth and current economic importance. It offers researchers, policy makers, and practitioners a unique opportunity to gain knowledge on the new German service economy
Physical Description:X, 164p online resource
ISBN:9783642574535