Authors: Isabelle Sin, Richard Fabling, Adam Jaffe, Lynda Sanderson, Dave Maré
This research uses Statistics New Zealand"s Integrated Data Infrastructure and data from the Business Operations Survey to investigate the correlations at the firm level between
The main findings on employee characteristics and international engagement are:
The main findings on international engagement and innovation are:
Although these relationships are correlations only and should not be interpreted as proof of causality, they do suggest that the experience and specialized knowledge of employees may be relevant to firms' decisions to engage internationally, and that such engagement may act as a conduit for foreign knowledge to enter the country.
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