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Adam B. Jaffe

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Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

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Working paper

26 Sep 2016

We combine survey and administrative data for about 13,000 firms from 2005 to 2013 to study the inter-relationships among firm characteristics, intangible investment and firm performance. We find that firm size is associated with higher intangible investment, while firm age, very low competition...

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Working paper

12 May 2016

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Productivity    
   has risen. Thank entry and    
       reallocation.    

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The construction industry contributes a large and growing share of the New Zealand economy, with total employment rising to...

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Working paper

02 Oct 2015

The Marsden Fund is the premiere funding mechanism for blue skies research in New Zealand. In 2014, $56 million was awarded to 101 research projects chosen from among 1222 applications from researchers at universities, Crown Research Institutes and independent research organizations. This...

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29 Jun 2015

This paper examines the impact of government assistance through R&D grants on innovation output for firms in New Zealand. Using a large database that links administrative and tax data with survey data, we are able to control for large number of firm characteristics and thus minimise...