Chinese privately owned firms achieved an additional 0.16¥ in output for every yuan they invested in R&D, while state-owned firms created only 0.12¥ more output, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
September 23, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Private Firms in China Capture 30 Percent Higher Returns from R&D Investments Than State-Owned Firms
September 16, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: IT Adoption Boosted U.S. Productivity Growth by 1.4 Percentage Points Per Year From 2004 to 2014
From 2004 to 2014, IT investment and adoption contributed 1.4 percentage points annually to U.S. productivity growth, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
September 14, 2016
Any effort by the U.S. government to delay or derail IANA transition now would undermine the consensus developed by civil society, writes Daniel Castro in Innovation Files.
September 10, 2016
Businesses in the European Union were investing 57 percent as much in R&D as their U.S. counterparts as of 2013, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
September 7, 2016
Why Europe’s Apple Decision Is Misguided and What It Means for Ireland, Tech Companies, and the Future of Global Tax Reform
The European Commission's recent finding that Apple owes Ireland approximately $14.5 billion sets a bad precedent for reforming international taxation, says Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
September 2, 2016
An odd case out of the Ninth Circuit provides an opportunity to reflect on FCC and FTC regulatory frameworks, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
August 31, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: When India and Indonesia Adopted E-Procurement For Infrastructure Projects, Construction Quality Improved 16% on Average
When India and Indonesia adopted e-procurement for infrastructure projects, construction quality improved 16 percent on average, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 26, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Doubling Number of Universities Will Grow Country’s GDP By Average of 4%
When a country doubles the number of universities, it leads to an average of 4 percent higher GDP over the long-run, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 19, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Students Are More Likely to Pursue STEM Degrees in College If They Are Exposed to More Science Subjects During High School
Taking more science classes in secondary school increases the student’s probability of enrolling in a university STEM program by 1.5 percentage points, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 12, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Foreign Patent Applications in Tech Fields of Strategic Importance to China are 4-7 Percentage Points Less Likely to be Approved than Local Applications, All Else Equal
Foreign patent applications in technology fields of strategic importance to China are less likely to be approved than local applications, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.