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Persistent Heterogeneity of R&D Intensities within Sectors: Evidence and Policy Implications

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently launched the following Working Paper: Persistent heterogeneity of R&D intensities within sectors: Evidence and policy implications, by Alex Coad. Do firms in the same sector converge towards the same R&D intensities? Previous research has often assumed this to be true. A closer examination, using microdata …
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Convergence Report 2010

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published its Convergence Report 2010, which assesses the economic and legal convergence of nine Member States of the European Union (EU): Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden. The report examines whether a sufficient degree of sustainable economic convergence has been achieved in these …
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