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Accommodation or deterrence in the face of commercial piracy: the impact of intellectual property rights protection

Yuanzhu Lu and Sougata Poddar.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 7333 words.

In this paper, we study when the original product developer makes costly investment to deter a commercial pirate in a given regime of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection. We find...

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The Agency Cost of Internal Collusion and Schumpeterian Growth

David Martimort and Thierry Verdier.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Production and Organizations; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10999 words.

This paper analyses the link between the internal organization of the firm and the growth process. We present a Schumpeterian growth model in which monopoly firms face agency costs due to...

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Almost identical experience biases in vicarious learning

Hitoshi Mitsuhashi.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 12881 words.

While previous research on vicarious learning assumes that managers pay adequate attention to any event in an environment, boundedly rational managers can only pay selective attention to...

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Anomalies

Erica X. N. Li, Dmitry Livdan and Lu Zhang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Money and Interest Rates; Economics; Corporate Governance. 14635 words.

We take a simple q-theory model and ask how well it can explain external financing anomalies, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Our central insight is that optimal investment is an...

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Appropriate business strategy for leaders and laggards

Alex Coad.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11067 words.

We develop a series of hypotheses that predict that the appropriateness of different business strategies is conditional on the firm's relative performance, or distance to the “industry...

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Are geographical indications a worthy quality label? A framework with endogenous quality choice

Marion Desquilbet and Sylvette Monier-Dilhan.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7615 words.

We analyse the effects of geographical indication labelling on quality choices and welfare in a vertical differentiation framework with two attributes of goods, gustatory quality and...

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CARTELS AND PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT OF CARTELS ON PRODUCTIVITY IN THE NETHERLANDS

Lilian T.D. Petit, Ron G.M. Kemp and Jarig van Sinderen.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Production and Organizations. 8282 words.

Currently, there are only a few empirical studies that have studied the possible consequences of cartels on productivity growth. Empirical insights about cartels would be critical for...

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Chain interdependencies, measurement problems and efficient governance structure: cooperatives versus publicly listed firms

Li Feng and George W. J. Hendrikse.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2012; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 5880 words.

We determine the circumstances when the absence of public listing, often believed to be a disadvantage, makes a cooperative the unique efficient governance structure. This is established in...

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China’s Dairy United: A New Model for Milk Production

Jingjing Wang, Mei Chen and Peter G. Klein.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Production and Organizations; Business and Management; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Agricultural Economics. 5353 words.

A milk scandal erupted in China in 2008 when the industrial chemical melamine was found in dairy products nationwide. While many Chinese dairy companies faced huge losses or bankruptcy as a...

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Civic capital and the size distribution of plants: short-run dynamics and long-run equilibrium

Matthias Bürker and G. Alfredo Minerva.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; General Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Production and Organizations. 23558 words.

We characterize how the size distribution of plants, within narrowly defined industries, is related to the stock of civic capital at the provincial level. Data on plant size come from...

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