Employment, Innovation, and Productivity: Evidence from Italian Microdata
NBER Working Paper No. 13296
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We would like to thank the Mediocredito-Capitalia research department for having kindly supplied firm level data for this project. We thank also an anonymous referee who provided insightful comments, Bettina Peters, Massimo Sbracia, Roberto Torrini, Marco Vivarelli, and participants at the Schumpeter Society Meetings (Nice, June 2006), the Bank of Italy (Rome, November 2006), Sant'anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, February 2007), and at the Vth International Industrial Organization Conference (Savannah, April 2007) for useful comments. B. H. Hall gratefully acknowledges financial support from the Ente Luigi Einaudi. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research or those of the Bank of Italy.