Impacto de los obstáculos al conocimiento en la innovación de las empresas chilenas

  • Mario Canales Central Bank of Chile
  • Roberto Álvarez Universidad de Chile
Keywords: innovation, knowledge, obstacles

Abstract

Impact of Knowledge Obstacles on Chilean Firms´s

Innovation Most of previous literature about innovation obstacles has focused on the impact financial constraints. In this paper, using the 8th Chilean Innovation Survey, we analyze the impact of knowledge obstacles on the probability of introducing innovations. Our results show that, dealing with endogeneity of the obstacles, these reduce the innovation probability in the Chilean firms. This impact is negative for both technological and non-technological innovations. Our findings have relevant policy implications, suggesting that policies not only have to be focused on financial constraints, but also on knowledge barriers such as availability of human resource and information about markets and new technologies

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Published
2017-10-26
How to Cite
Canales, M., & Álvarez, R. (2017). Impacto de los obstáculos al conocimiento en la innovación de las empresas chilenas. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 12(3), 78-85. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242017000300008
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Research Articles