Close to ten years after the start of the financial crisis, productivity growth rates are still very low in European Union (EU) and OECD countries. GLOBALINTO seeks to develop new measures of intangible assets in order to analyze the role of knowledge production and diffusion for innovation, productivity and growth. 


  • Review existing literature, methodologies and data for measuring intangible assets
  • Develop new measures of intangibles and advanced methods to link data and construct them.
  • Utilize this new data to analyse the various potential explanations of the productivity puzzle, at both micro and macro levels.
  • Conduct analyses of existing economic policies and their role in promoting intangibles investment, innovation and productivity growth

The project runs from February 2019 to January 2022.

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