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Artigo aceite para publicação em revista internacional do ISI, da autoria de Jorge Caiado (ISEG), Luísa Carvalho (ESCE/IPS) e Teresa Costa (ESCE/IPS)

Artigo aceite para publicação em revista internacional do ISI, equivalente à categoria B do FIISEG: Autores: Jorge Caiado (ISEG), Luísa Carvalho (ESCE/IPS) e Teresa Costa (ESCE/IPS):

CARVALHO, L., T. COSTA and J. CAIADO (2012). "Determinants of innovation in a small open economy: A multidimensional perspective", Journal of Business Economics and Management (accept), Taylor & Francis.

2010 Impact Factor – 3.866

Ranking – 4/103 (Business)

Ranking – 7/305 (Economics)

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Abstract: This paper uses logistic regression analysis to examine how intramural and extramural R&D, acquisition of  machinery, equipment and software, acquisition of external knowledge, training, market introduction and other procedures and technical preparations determine the innovation behaviour of manufacturing and service firms. We adopt a multidimensional view of innovation by considering product, process, organizational and marketing innovations as dependent variables separately. The study reports on the Community Innovation Survey (CIS4) of a small open-economy country.  The empirical results indicate that intramural R&D has a positive impact on innovation. In contrast, the influence of extramural R&D on innovation is unclear. All innovation activities contribute towards organizational innovation. The study also suggests that there are no significant differences between services and manufacturing firms concerning the propensity to innovation.

Key words: Innovation, Manufacturing firms; service firms, CIS

JEL: L60,L80, O30, O32



Jorge Caiado (PhD) é Professor Auxiliar do Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG) e investigador do Centro de Matemática Aplicada à Previsão e Decisão Económica (CEMAPRE).