ADB Working Paper Series on Regional Economic Integration No. 111 - Exporting and Innovation: Theory and Firm-Level Evidence from the People's Republic of China
Using firm-level data from the People's Republic of China (PRC) and matching econometrics, the paper finds that exporters invest more in innovation than non-exporters. Still, exporting has a smaller impact on innovation among firms in the electronics sectors, located at coastal areas, and foreign-owned. Read more.