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Bank size or distance: what hampers innovation adoption by SMEs?

Pietro Alessandrini, Andrea F. Presbitero and Alberto Zazzaro.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Regional Government Analysis; Banking. 17437 words.

A growing body of research is focusing on banking organizational issues, emphasizing the difficulties encountered by the hierarchically organized banks in lending informationally opaque...

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The fat years: the structure and profitability of the US banking sector in the pre-crisis period

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Economic Development; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10012 words.

Bank profitability in the USA was extremely high in the pre-crisis period, yet this did not prevent the current crisis. It has become clear that these profits were on shaky grounds and also...

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Financialization takes off at Boeing

Christopher M. Muellerleile.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Mergers and Acquisitions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development. 7526 words.

This article examines the 2001 dislocation of the headquarters of the iconic US aerospace company, Boeing, out of the Puget Sound region of the State of Washington, its ancestral...

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Global finance and the development of regional clusters: tracing paths in Munich's film and TV industry

Hans-Martin Zademach.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Services; Economic Development. 11166 words.

Recent work in economic geography has provided notable insights into the regional implications of finance-driven capitalism. In particular, it has been argued that the pressures created by...

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The impact of corporate governance practices on R&D efforts: a look at shareholders’ rights, cross-listing, and control pyramid

Stephane Lhuillery.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions. 14322 words.

The article considers the impact of multiple shareholder-oriented governance practices on R&D decisions. Based on a sample of 5528 firms belonging to 110 large French listed business...

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Intellectual Capital in a <i>Q</i>-Theory of Ag-Biotech Mergers

David Schimmelpfennig, John L. King and Anwar Naseem.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics. 4663 words.

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Mergers & acquisitions and innovation performance in the telecommunications equipment industry

Tseveen Gantumur and Andreas Stephan.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Manufacturing. 14344 words.

The worldwide telecommunications equipment industry has experienced an enormous number of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). This article examines the innovation determinants of M&A activity...

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R&D and the Incentives from Merger and Acquisition Activity

Gordon M. Phillips and Alexei Zhdanov.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Technological Change; Research and Development. 20972 words.

We provide a model and empirical tests showing how an active acquisition market affects firm incentives to innovate and conduct R&D. Our model shows that small firms optimally may decide to...

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The revealed preferences of high technology acquirers: An analysis of the innovation characteristics of their targets

Panos Desyllas and Alan Hughes.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9740 words.

This paper investigates whether acquisitions involving public high technology firms are best understood in terms of acquirers taking over firms with ‘superior’ innovation performance to...

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The Role of Patent Rights in Mergers: Consolidation in Plant Biotechnology

Alan C. Marco and Gordon C. Rausser.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics. 9967 words.

Few empirical studies have addressed the impact of the patent system on industry structure. Using firm-level patent data for firms in plant biotechnology, we develop a measure of patent...

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