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The Impact of Government Subsidy on R&D Input of Enterprises


Abstract Although China’s economy has experienced fast growth over the years, it is also characterized by a lack of innovative products and slow development of advanced production technologies. A main reason for this problem is insufficient investments in research and development (R&D) activities by Chinese firms. Because of the potential externality and free-rider effects, the economics literature has long suggested that the private sector tends to underinvest in R&D without governmental interventions. The weak protection of intellectual property rights in China makes the problem of underinvestment in R&D even worse. In this situation, it becomes increasingly important for the government to provide incentives such as subsidies on R&... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Yang, Guisheng (Author) / Hwang, Yuhchang (Advisor) / Wang, Tan (Committee member) / Pei, Ker-Wei (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Business / Economics / enterprise performance / governmental subsidies / R&D investment / technological innovation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 46 pages
Language Chinese
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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