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This paper raises the question of the relationship between innovation and productivity conditional to ICT use and R&D activities during the innovation process. Concretely, the author wonder whether R&D activities and ICT use considered as innovation inputs play a role in determining the probability of introducing technological and non technological innovations and whether these innovation outputs conditional to ICT use and R&D lead to a higher level of labor productivity. In this adaptation of CDM model extended with ICT use, they consider a four equations model that relates labor productivity to innovation outputs, innovation outputs to R&D and ICT use, and R&D and ICT use to their determinants.
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