What Really Drives Innovation In Exporting Firms? A Study of the Role of Management Skill in Ghanaian Manufacturing Firms

Authors: Francis MULANGU and Michael KOTTOH The paper estimates the impact of exports on firms’ investments in innovation (new technology and skills); and evaluates the role of management in determining the scale of this impact. We report two main findings: We find that exports have a positive impact on firms’ accumulation of technology and skills. […]