The Role of R&D Offshoring in Knowledge Diffusion: New Evidence from China


ShanghaiTech SEM Working Paper No. 2018-008

Guangwei Li

ShanghaiTech University - School of Entrepreneurship and Management


While R&D offshoring to emerging economies creates new opportunities for knowledge creation and acquisition, it may also increase the risk of losing critical technological knowledge to indigenous competitors in the host country. Nearly every prior empirical study has shown that ...

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Keywords: R&D offshoring, knowledge spillovers, difference in differences, patent citations

Date Written: October, 2017

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