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EFIGE project - European firms in a global economy

10 December 2010, Brussels, Belgium

In the frame of the European research activities in Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (FP7), a seminar took place on 10 December 2010, in Brussels, on the results of the EFIGE project - European firms in a global economy: Internal policies for external competitiveness coordinated by BRUEGEL.

EFIGE has collected new and comparable cross country data for more than 15,000 firms in seven EU countries with detailed information on international activities. The seminar provided a.o. insights on the relation between the size, the productivity, the skill intensity of the workforce, the ability to innovate and the firms' export performance.