Study on firm growth, innovation and the business cycle (CR 2014)

The project studies the micro-dynamics of innovation and firm growth in Europe, in particular in terms of employment growth. A special focus is on the changing dynamics over the course of the business cycle, looking at both process and product innovations and their according productivity effects. The project is part of the WIFO-led Framework Contract and provides one of the background studies for the European Competitiveness Report 2014. It is conducted in cooperation with ZEW and AI.