Research and analysis
Investment in skills and innovation
Looking at the economic benefits of investment in skills, research and development and innovation. BIS research papers number 178 and 203.
Estimating innovation spillovers: an international sectoral and UK enterprise study: BIS research paper number 178
Ref: BIS/14/1269 PDF, 1.24MB
Ref: BIS/14/1270 PDF, 1.26MB
MS Excel Spreadsheet, 47.9KB
MS Excel Spreadsheet, 144KB
Investment in intangible assets like skills, research and development and innovation can benefit not only businesses making these investments, but also other firms in the same geographical area, industry sector or supply chain. These are often called ‘spillover’ benefits. These 2 reports provide further evidence on these ‘spillovers’ and their effect on productivity.