Aston Business School

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Discussion paper
2017

Assessing the business performance effects of receiving publicly-funded science, research and innovation grants

Vanino, E., Roper, S. & Becker, B., 2 Mar 2017.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Business performance
Innovation
Turnover
Productivity
Funding

The effectiveness of regional, national and EU support for innovation in the UK and in Spain

Becker, B., Roper, S. & Love, J. H., 2017, Enterprise Research Centre, 43 p. (ERC Research Paper; no. 52).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Innovation
Spain
Service innovation
Product innovation
Organizational innovation
2016

Firms’ innovation objectives and knowledge acquisition strategies: a comparative analysis

Roper, S., Becker, B., Love, J. & Bonner, K., 25 Feb 2016, Enterprise Research Centre, 50 p. (ERC Research Paper; no. 38).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Comparative analysis
Innovation
Knowledge acquisition
Copying
Burden
2014

Do women earn less even as social entrepreneurs? The gender pay gap among UK social enterprise directors

Estrin, S., Stephan, U. & Vujić, S., Nov 2014, Bonn (DE): IZA, 49 p. (Discussion paper series; no. 8650).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Social enterprise
Gender pay gap
Entrepreneurs
Chief executive officer
Income

The (re)birth of the consumer activist in China: the “Wang Hai Phenomenon” in the Light of Guiding Case No. 23

Thomas, K., 25 Aug 2014, Stanford University, (China Guiding Cases Project).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Wealth shocks, credit-supply shocks, and asset allocation: evidence from household and firm portfolios

Kick, T., Ruprecht, B., Onali, E. & Schaeck, K., 2014, Deutsche Bundesbank Eurosystem, 56 p. (Deutsche Bundesbank Discussion Paper Series; no. 07/2014).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Asset allocation
Credit supply
Wealth
Supply shocks
Household
2013

State-owned enterprises, exporting and productivity in China: a stochastic dominance approach

Elliott, R. & Zhou, Y., Mar 2013, University of Birmingham, 39 p. (Department of Economics Discussion Paper; no. 13-03).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
Exporting
Stochastic dominance
China
State-owned enterprises
Productivity

The determinants of R&D investment: A survey of the empirical research

Becker, B., 12 Jul 2013, Loughborough University, 70 p. (Economics discussion paper series; no. WP2013–09).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Empirical research
Factors
Spillover
Prediction
Finance
2012

Does human capital endowment of FDI recipient countries really matter? Evidence from cross-country firm level data

Bhaumik, S. & Dimova, R., Feb 2012, Bonn (UK): IZA, (IZA discussion paper series; no. IZA DP No. 6382).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
Human capital
Developing countries
Endowments
Education
Firm-level data

Does institutional quality affect firm performance? Insights from a semiparametric approach

Bhaumik, S., Dimova, R., Kumbhakar, S. & Sun, K., Feb 2012, Bonn (DE): IZA, 30 p. (IZA discussion paper series; no. IZA DP No. 6351).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
Institutional quality
Firm performance
Methodology
Wisdom
Modeling

Radicalizing education for sustainability

Blewitt, J., 2012, Bristol (UK): Schumacher Institute, 4 p. (Schumacher Institute Challenge Paper).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
sustainability
capitalist society
education
Society

The global financial crisis, working people and sustainable development

Chinwugo, P. & Blewitt, J., Jan 2012, Bristol (UK): Schumacher Institute, 4 p. (Schumacher Institute Challenge Paper).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
economic goods
financial crisis
sustainable development
well-being
worker
2011

Which institutions encourage entrepreneurs to create larger firms

Estrin, S., Korosteleva, J. & Mickiewicz, T., Feb 2011, Bonn (DE): IZA, 41 p. (IZA discussion paper series; no. DP No. 5481).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

File
Entrepreneurs
Large firms
Intellectual property rights
Entrepreneurship
Institutional theory
2010

Excess leverage and productivity growth in emerging economies: is there a threshold effect?

Coricelli, F., Driffield, N., Pal, S. & Roland, I., Mar 2010, Bonn (DE): IZA, 47 p. (Discussion Paper; no. 4834).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
Emerging economies
Threshold effects
Leverage
Productivity growth
Central Europe

Shadow economy and entrepreneurial entry

Estrin, S. & Mickiewicz, T., Jul 2010, IZA, 51 p. (IZA discussion papers; no. 5053).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
Shadow economy
Risk-averse
Property rights
New entrants
Endogeneity

The economic impact of consumer copyright exceptions: a literature review

Rogers, M., Tomalin, J. & Corrigan, R., Nov 2010, 36 p.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
File
Economic impact
Literature review
2009

Better means more: property rights and high-growth aspiration entrepreneurship

Estrin, S., Korosteleva, J. & Mickiewicz, T., Sep 2009, Bonn (DE): IZA, 32 p. (IZA discussion paper series; no. DP No. 4396).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Aspiration
Property rights
Entrepreneurship
Venture
Fiscal

Do institutions have a greater effect on female entrepreneurs?

Estrin, S. & Mickiewicz, T., Nov 2009, Bonn (DE): IZA, (IZA discussion paper series; no. DP No. 4577).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Female entrepreneurs
Financial sector
Aspiration
Entrepreneurial activity
Developing economies

Entrepreneurial entry: which institutions matter?

Aidis, R., Estrin, S. & Mickiewicz, T., Apr 2009, Bonn (DE): IZA, 46 p. (IZA discussion paper series; no. DP No. 4123).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Entrepreneurial activity
Institutional context
Property rights
Entrepreneurs
Survey data
2008
Open Access
File
2003

Wage moderation policy in Germany

Barrell, R., Becker, B. & Gottschalk, S., 2003, (National Institute Discussion Paper; no. 224).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Moderation
Wages
Germany
Interest rates
Monetary policy