Posts by Georgios Efthyvoulou

Georgios Efthyvoulou, Associate Fellow, SPERI, and Lecturer in Economics, University of Sheffield

How does low access to finance affect innovation?

A major new study highlights the barriers to innovation that face firms from across Europe There is ample evidence in the economics literature that achieving sustained long-term productivity and economic growth is intrinsically linked to investment in research and development (R&D) and innovation activity (i.e. through the introduction of new or significantly improved goods and services). However, due to the … Continue reading

24 March 2016 by Georgios Efthyvoulou
Categories: Europe and the EU, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment Tags: , , , , , , , ,