• Effect on firm performance of support from Innovation Norway 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Fjærli, Erik; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Raknerud, Arvid (Rapporter;2015/35, Report, 2015-08)
      In this report we study possible effects of government support to firms from Innovation Norway (IN) – a government agency that aims to promote firm growth through innovation programs, regional support and other industrial ...
    • Effekten av Sivas virkemidler på vekst og verdiskaping 

      Fjærli, Erik; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Raknerud, Arvid (Rapporter;2018/17, Report, 2018-05-15)
      I denne rapporten presenterer vi resultatene av en analyse av Sivas (Selskapet for industrivekst) næringshager og inkubasjonprogram. Statistisk Sentralbyrå gjennomførte i 2015-16 en evaluering av innovasjons- og ...
    • Innovasjons- og verdiskapingseffekter av utvalgte næringspolitiske virkemidler 

      Cappelen, Ådne; Fjærli, Erik; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Klemetsen, Marit Elisabeth; Moxnes, Andreas; Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Rybalka, Marina (Rapporter;2016/12, Research report, 2016-04-08)
      I denne rapporten studerer vi effektene av næringspolitiske virkemidler med offentlig finansiering der målsettingen er økt verdiskaping og innovasjon. Våre analyser omfatter Skattefunn (SKF), innovasjonsvirkemidlene til ...
    • Measuring labour services: Quality‐Adjusting the entry and exit of workers 

      Brasch, Thomas von; Cappelen, Ådne; Iancu, Diana-Cristina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-28)
      Many statistical agencies use the sum of hours worked when measuring labour services. This implies that all workers provide work of equal quality. Various indices for adjusting for labour quality have been employed in a ...
    • Productivity Dispersion and Measurement Error 

      von Brasch, Thomas; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Skjerpen, Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-11)
      Several reasons have been put forward to explain the high dispersion of productivity across establishments: quality of management, different input usage and market distortions, to name but a few. Although it is acknowledged ...
    • Productivity dispersion and measurement errors 

      Brasch, Thomas von; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Skjerpen, Terje (Discussion Papers;No. 869, Working paper, 2017-11-24)
      We outline a novel procedure to identify the role of measurement errors in explaining the empirical dispersion in productivity across establishments. The starting point of our framework is the typical errors-in-variable ...
    • Productivity growth, firm turnover and new varieties 

      Brasch, Thomas von; Iancu, Diana-Cristina; Raknerud, Arvid (Discussion Papers;No. 872, Working paper, 2018-03-08)
      We reconcile two different strands of the literature: the literature on how new goods impact prices and the literature on productivity growth and firm turnover. To our knowledge, this is the first paper to provide a ...
    • Public R&D support and firm performance: A multivariate dose-response analysis 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Iancu, Diana-Cristina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We analyse all the major sources of direct and indirect research and development (R&D) support to the business enterprise sector in a single country, Norway, for the period 2002–2013, treating the financial support for R&D ...
    • Public R&D Support and Firms’ Performance A Panel Data Study 

      Nilsen, Øivind Anti; Raknerud, Arvid; Iancu, Diana-Cristina (Discussion Papers;No. 878, Working paper, 2018-06-19)
      We analyse all the major sources of direct and indirect R&D subsidies in Norway in the period 2002-2013 and compare their effects on individual firms’ performance. Firms that received support are matched with a control ...
    • The financing of young firms. How persistent are borrowing constraints? 

      Fjærli, Erik; Iancu, Diana-Cristina (Discussion papers;707, Working paper, 2012-10)
      Are investments by new firms constrained by access to financing? If so, are the constraints persistent or do firms overcome their financing problems during the first years of operation? We examine the role of capital ...
    • Understanding the productivity slowdown The importance of entry and exit of workers 

      Brasch, Thomas von; Cappelen, Ådne; Iancu, Diana-Cristina (Discussion papers;818, Working paper, 2015-09)
      Many OECD countries have experienced a slowdown in measured labour productivity from 2005 and onwards. Norway is no exception in this respect. Most countries use a simple aggregate of hours worked when measuring labour ...