The sugar rush from innovation subsidies

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Will state innovation subsidies strengthen development potential in companies? In a recent article in the journal Empirica called The “sugar rush” from innovation subsidies Anders Gustafsson and fellow Ratio researchers look at companies that have recieved support from Swedish innovation programs between 1997 and 2011. Results imply that there is no positive connection between support and innovative development.

This article is part of the project Financing of Innovations. Read abstract or article in the Emprica here