Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10216/85373
Author(s): Nuno Soares
Maria João Guedes
Vítor da Conceição Gonçalves
Marieta Valente
Title: UK evidence for the determinants of R&D intensity from a panel fsQCA
Issue Date: 2016
Abstract: This study investigates whether configurations of situational determinants impact R&D intensity. Using a qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), the study assesses the consistency and coverage, both cross-sectionally and over time, of these configurations. The global solution presents four alternative combinations conducive to R&D intensity and concludes that situational determinants matter. The way managers use their aspirations, the proximity of bankruptcy, and the availability of slack affects the propensity to engage in R&D. Further, the results show that firms are not all alike and highlight the differences in how these determinants combine to impact R&D intensity.
URI: https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/85373
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: openAccess
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Appears in Collections:FEUP - Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional

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