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Innovation and productivity in formal and informal firms in Ghana

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Despite the high profile of the issue in current policy formulations in low-income countries (LICs), there is little large firm level survey based empirical evidence on innovativeness and firm performance, especially in informal establishments. This paper aims to fill this gap in the literature using a revised Crépon-Duguet-Mairesse (CDM) structural model to analyse data from a unique innovation survey of 501 manufacturing firms in Ghana. We find that innovation positively impacts the labour ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.techfore.2017.08.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
International Development
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Technological Forecasting and Social Change Journal website
Volume:
131
Pages:
315-325
Publication date:
2017-09-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-05
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ISSN:
0040-1625
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pubs:728883
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uri:85a8b6ea-4540-426f-bbcf-c9e506de4280
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uuid:85a8b6ea-4540-426f-bbcf-c9e506de4280
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pubs:728883

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