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    • Dismissal Laws, Innovation and Economic Growth 

      Subramanian, Krishnamurthy V. (2018-05-01)
      I theoretically and empirically show that dismissal laws - laws that impose hurdles on firing of employees - spur innovation and thereby economic growth. Theoretically, dismissal laws make it costly for firms to arbitrarily ...
    • Faculty Employment and R&D Expenditures at Research Universities 

      Zhang, Liang; Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2006-11-12)
      This study uses panel data to examine the relationship between faculty employment and external R&D expenditures at research and doctoral institutions over a 15-year period of time. Not surprisingly, full-time faculty that ...
    • HR: Innovation's Accelerator 

      Gaines, Janelle; Kanbergs, Mara; Sowards, Nick (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Amazon and Borders. Netflix and Blockbuster. Uber and taxi drivers. Digital camera makers and Kodak. The list could go on and on. Individual stories of disruptive innovation such as these are some of the most ...
    • Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer 

      Sargent, John F. Jr. (2011-01-19)
      [Excerpt] Nanoscale science, engineering and technology—commonly referred to collectively as nanotechnology—is believed by many to offer extraordinary economic and societal benefits. Congress has demonstrated continuing ...
    • Social Interaction and R & D Project Performance 

      Seibert, Scott (1992-05-01)
      [Excerpt] The purpose of this working paper is to present some initial findings from research currently being conducted on the effect of informal structures of communication and interaction on the product development ...
    • Strategic Compensation: Does Business Strategy Influence Compensation in High-Technology Firms? 

      Yanadori, Yoshio; Marler, Janet H. (2003-01-01)
      This study examined whether a firm's business strategy influences the firm's compensation systems in high-technology firms. For the firm strategy variable, we used innovation strategy, which is one of the most critical ...
    • The Effects of Research and Development Intensity on Managerial Compensation in Large Organizations 

      Milkovich, George T.; Gerhart, Barry A.; Hannon, John M. (1990-03-15)
      Agency theory, leading edge, and administrative life cycle perspectives all predict that organizations having high levels of Research and Development (R&D) intensity will follow different compensation strategies than ...