R&D cooperation versus R&D subcontracting: empirical evidence from French survey data.

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Estelle Dhont-Peltrault; Etienne Pfister;
  • Subject: R&D cooperation, R&D subcontracting, organizational choices.

This paper uses a survey of French firms active in R&D to identify the determinants of R&D outsourcing and of the ensuing trade-off between R&D subcontracting and R&D cooperation. Internal R&D expenditures increase both the probability of outsourcing and the number of R... View more
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