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Bankruptcy Codes and Innovation

Viral V. Acharya and Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 18323 words.

We argue that when bankruptcy code is creditor friendly, excessive liquidations cause levered firms to shun innovation, whereas by promoting continuation upon failure, a debtor-friendly...

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Global temporary networks of clusters: structures and dynamics of trade fairs in Asian economies

Peng-Fei Li.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11578 words.

Acting as temporary clusters, trade fairs can turn into trans-local learning spaces in global industrial communities. However, up to now, how temporary gatherings are related to...

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Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.


Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...

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R&D efficiency and barriers to entry: a two stage semi-parametric DEA approach

Astrid Cullmann, Jens Schmidt-Ehmcke and Petra Zloczysti.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 7530 words.

This paper assesses the relative efficiency of knowledge production in the OECD using a nonparametric DEA approach. In general, resources allocated to R&D are limited and therefore must be...

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