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The importance of equity finance for R&D activity: are there differences between young and oldcompanies?

Mueller, Elisabeth; Zimmermann, Volker

This paper analyzes the importance of equity finance for the R&D activity of small and medium-sized enterprises. We use information on almost 6000 German SMEs from a company survey. Using the intensity of banking competition at the district level as instrument to control for endogeneity, we find tha...

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The achievement of world class manufacture in SMEs

Hudson, J.; IEE; Professional Group I2 (Manufacturing management)
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Importance of Equity Finance for R&D Activity: Are There Differences Between Young and OldCompanies?

Zimmermann, Volker; Mueller, Elisabeth

This paper analyzes the importance of equity finance for the R&D activity of small and medium-sized enterprises. We use information on almost 6000 German SMEs from a company survey. Using the intensity of banking competition at the district level as instrument to control for endogeneity, we find tha...

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The Importance of Equity Finance for R&D Activity: Are There Differences Between Young and OldCompanies?

Mueller, Elisabeth; Zimmermann, Volker

This paper analyzes the importance of equity finance for the R&D activity of small and medium-sized enterprises. We use information on almost 6000 German SMEs from a company survey. Using the intensity of banking competition at the district level as instrument to control for endogeneity, we find tha...

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The Importance of Equity Finance for R&D Activity – Are There Differences Between Young and Old Companies?

Mueller, Elisabeth; Zimmermann, Volker

This paper analyzes the importance of equity finance for the R&D activity of small and medium-sized enterprises. We use information on almost 6000 German SMEs from a company survey. Using the intensity of banking competition at the district level as instrument to control for endogeneity, we find tha...

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Professor John Bessant CV

Bessant, John

John Bessant is Professor of Innovation Management at the School of Management, Cranfield University. He graduated from Aston University with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1975 and later obtained a PhD for work on innovation within the chemical industry. After a spell in industry he took up fu...

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Integrating with their feet: cross-border lending at the German-Austrian border

Fidrmuc, Jarko; Hainz, Christa

The financial integration in Europe concentrates on cross-border mergers rather than cross-border lending and emphasizes the need for harmonizing bank regulation and supervision. We study the impact of cross-border lending in a theoretical model where banks acquire either hard or soft information of...

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IFRS for SMEs: Eine Alternative für den Einzelabschluss aus Sicht des deutschen Mittelstandes?

Henselmann, Klaus; Klein, Martin; Wiese, Maren

The objective of the IFRS for SMEs is to provide SMEs an attractive accounting alternative according to international standards. The paper analyses the differences compared to the German-GAAP and highlights the consequences for medium-sized entities in Germany.

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German banks and the modernization of the small firm sector: long-term finance in comparative perspective

Vitols, Sigurt

This paper analyzes the contribution of the German banking system to the modernization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in industry. The simultaneous greater relative importance of and relatively high wages in German SMEs appear to be paradoxical in terms of dual labor market theory, whi...

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Drivers and Effects of Internationalising Innovation by SMEs

Rammer, Christian; Schmiele, Anja

This paper investigates the drivers and the effects of the internationalisation of innovation activities in SMEs based on a large data set of German firms covering the period 2002-2007. We look at different stages of the innovation process (R&D, design, production and sales of new products, and impl...

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Drivers and Effects of Internationalising Innovation by SMEs

Rammer, Christian; Schmiele, Anja

This paper investigates the drivers and effects of the internationalisation of innovation activities in SMEs based on a large data set of German firms covering the period 2002-2007. We look at different stages of the innovation process (R&D, design, production and sales of new products, and implemen...

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Drivers and Effects of Internationalising Innovation by SMEs

Schmiele, Anja; Rammer, Christian

This paper investigates the drivers and the effects of the internationalisation of innovation activities in SMEs based on a large data set of German firms covering the period 2002-2007. We look at different stages of the innovation process (R&D, design, production and sales of new products, and impl...

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Die doppelte Inlandsumsatzschwelle und der Entwurf eines Dritten Mittelstandsentlastungsgesetzes (MEG III-E)

Wagner-von Papp, F

A recent German Government Bill seeks to reduce the number of concentrations subject to notification and control in Germany. According to the Bill for a Third Act to Alleviate the Burdens for SMEs (Drittes Mittelstandsentlastungsgesetz, BR-Drucks. 558/08), § 35 (1) No. 2 of the Act against a Restrai...

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Determinants of internationalization: differences between service and manufacturing SMEs

Lejpras, Anna

This paper empirically investigates the antecedents of internationalization of SMEs, focusing on differences between the manufacturing and service sectors. Specifically, employing a bivariate probit model based on survey data of approximately 3,900 East German firms, I analyze which firm-related and...

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Bank Lines of Credit in Liquidity Management - The Impact of Recall Risk for German SMEs

Schertler, Andrea; Pfingsten, Andreas; Hubensack, Carsten

We use a unique sample of self-employed and corporate clients provided by a universal bank in Germany to investigate how recall risk of recallable bank lines of credit impact cash holdings and line usage. While the bank does not require an upfront fee for providing a line of credit, which may make t...

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Are SMEs large firms en miniature? Evidence from a growth analysis

Bannier, Christina E.; Metz, Sabrina

Based on German data between 1999 and 2007, we analyze the growth factors of SMEs and contrast them with those of large _rms. Differences show up both in balance sheet and employment growth. While we confirm earlier results on inherent growth structures and the influence of firm age, we derive sever...

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