The Impact of Higher Education Institution-Firm Knowledge Links on Firm-level Productivity in Britain

Harris, Richard and Li, Qian Cher and Moffat, John (2010) The Impact of Higher Education Institution-Firm Knowledge Links on Firm-level Productivity in Britain. Discussion paper. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

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    Abstract

    This paper estimates whether knowledge links with universities impacts on establishment-level TFP. Using propensity score matching, the results show a positive and statistically significant impact although there are across production and nonproduction industries and domestically- and foreign-owned firms.