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This report focuses on the long-term competitive effects of EC-funded research, linked particularly with the issue of human resource development. The report takes a broader and longer term perspective look at the costs and benefits of EC-funded research joint ventures. The empirical work took two forms. First, a set of case studies in a total of sixteen companies (in five countries). Second, a questionnaire survey of individuals who had worked on EC-funded R&D projects (53 responses in seven countries). The report argues that human resource development and labour mobility are important mechanisms via which diffusion and spillovers occur. The view amongst the companies and individuals interviewed was that the EC-funded research was beneficial in a number of respects.

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Authors: BOSWORTH D, Manchester (GB);WILSON R, Manchester (GB);HOGARTH T, Manchester (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 15920 EN (1994) 71 pp., FS, ECU 8.50
Availability: (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-826-8954-9
Record Number: 199411340 / Last updated on: 1995-03-21
Original language: en
Available languages: en