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100 1  Kose, Seyit 
245 10 Private and public sector R&D efforts, knowledge 
       spillovers and regional growth in Europe 
300    240 p 
500    Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 63-
       06, Section: A, page: 2313 
500    Adviser:  Ronald L. Moomaw 
502    Thesis (Ph.D.)--Oklahoma State University, 2002 
520    Scope and method of study. The primary purpose of this 
       research is to empirically analyze the influence of R&D 
       personnel employed in the business enterprise sector and 
       in the government sector, and associated knowledge 
       spillovers, respectively, on the European regional growth 
       in labor productivity. A sample of 57 regions at the NUTS 
       2 level from three contiguous members of the EU (France, 
       Italy and Spain) is studied for the period between 1985--
       95. Even though the issue has recently received a great 
       deal of attention, only a few empirical studies have 
       carefully specified the EU regional development process. 
       Therefore, in a different way than most of the earlier 
       empirical work, we spatially specify Romer's (1990) growth
       model in the light of Caniels (2000) and Magrini (1997) 
       for EU regional development. Hence, we can interpret the 
       empirical findings along with the mainstream economic 
       growth theory, which is ignored in much of the earlier 
       empirical literature 
520    Findings and conclusions. From various regressions, it is 
       found that both private and government sector R&D efforts 
       improve regional labor productivity growth between 1--2 
       percent. Cross-regional knowledge spillovers from private 
       sector R&D efforts of all other regions increase regional 
       labor productivity growth about 5 percent, whereas those 
       from government sector R&D efforts of all other regions 
       increase it by about 2.3 percent. Cross-regional knowledge
       spillovers from private sector R&D gap increase regional 
       labor productivity growth about 2 percent, while those 
       from government sector R&D gap increase it by about 1.8 
       percent. Private sector R&D and associated spillovers are 
       found to significantly improve (by over 1 percent) the 
       productivity growth of both the Italian regions and the 
       Spanish regions relative to French regions. However, 
       government sector R&D and associated spillovers do not 
       have a significant differential impact on the productivity
       growth of countries 
590    School code: 0664 
590    DDC 
650  4 Economics, General 
690    0501 
710 20 Oklahoma State University 
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