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FDI: the cause and solution of the Great Recession impacts

By Diana Tello (LSE)

FDI can act as a channel of transmission to international shocks and as a relevant component of regional resilience, writes Diana Tello. By looking at the economic conditions of Spain before and after the Great Recession, FDI can boost the resilience of regions. However, the extent to which FDI affects resilience varies across sectors.

The Great Recession […]

November 14th, 2017|Impact|1 Comment|
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    Global Value Chains Analysis: A Tool to Promote Economic Development

Global Value Chains Analysis: A Tool to Promote Economic Development

 By Gary Gereffi (left) and Karina Fernandez-Stark (right), Duke University GVC Centre

Global Value Chain (GVC) research can play an important role in addressing key development and competitiveness issues, write Gary Gereffi and Karina Fernandez-Stark. It allows one to understand where, how, and by whom economic, social and environmental value is created and distributed. Various stakeholders can use the results of a […]

October 30th, 2017|Policy & Practice|0 Comments|

Brexit means inward investment to the UK will fall

  By David Bailey (Aston, left), Nigel Driffield (Warwick, centre), and Michail Karoglou (Aston, right).

Supply chains cross borders many times before components go into a final product in any EU country, write David Bailey, Nigel Driffield, and Michail Karoglou. When the UK leaves the Single Market, it will be a less attractive destination for firms wanting to coordinate their resources. […]

October 25th, 2017|Impact, Location, Policy|0 Comments|
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    Innovation and the City: The quest for membership of an exclusive club

Innovation and the City: The quest for membership of an exclusive club

By Riccardo Crescenzi (LSE, left), Arnaud Dyèvre (LSE, centre), and Frank Neffke (Harvard, right).

Innovation is the motor of long-term economic growth, fostering wealth and prosperity. However, world cities and regions are extremely unequal in their potential to innovate. While some cities and regions generate most of the world patents and concentrate most of R&D spending, the vast […]

October 12th, 2017|Impact, Policy|0 Comments|

Recent trends in the internationalisation of Business R&D

By Bernhard Dachs (AIT, left) and Georg Zahradnik (AIT, right).

The internationalisation of private investments in Research and Development has been a major development within the globalisation of innovation over the past three decades. While multinational enterprises (MNEs) used to carry most of their R&D activities in their home countries, R&D investments by MNEs abroad now account for around 28% of all […]