Journal Article

How Different Kinds of Innovation Affect Exporting

Authors

  • Dirk Dohse
  • Annekatrin Niebuhr
Publication Date

We analyse how different kinds of innovation affect firms‘ export propensity, finding a positive impact of incremental innovations, whereas radical innovations need more time to affect exporting. Evidence for an isolated impact of process innovations or imitations is not found.

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JEL Classification
F14, L25, O3
DOI
10.1016/j.econlet.2017.12.017

Key Words

  • export propensity
  • imitation
  • incremental innovation
  • radical innovation