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Biotechnology: Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Countries

Uma Lele.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics. 4113 words.

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Cape Natural Tea Products and the U.S. Market: Rooibos Rebels Ready to Raid*

Norbert L.W. Wilson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Marketing; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4244 words.

Cape Natural Tea Products was a young herbal products company based in South Africa. Rooibos tea was the strongest component of their product portfolio. In South Africa, rooibos was a...

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Characterising deindustrialisation: An analysis of changes in manufacturing employment and output internationally

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 13049 words.

Deindustrialisation is typically conceptualised as a decline in manufacturing as a share of total employment. From a Kaldorian perspective deindustrialisation could have negative...

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Coevolution and coordination: a systemic analysis of the Taiwanese information technology industry

Chuan-Kai Lee and Annalee Saxenian.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 10939 words.

The ‘evolutionary turn’ in economic geography has led to increasing emphasis on coevolution among technologies, organizations and territories. The weakness of this approach, however, is a...

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A co-evolutionary perspective on the drivers of international sourcing of pharmaceutical R&D to India

Stine Jessen Haakonsson, Peter D. Ørberg Jensen and Susan M. Mudambi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Manufacturing. 10355 words.

The attractiveness of the Indian pharmaceutical industry as a destination for R&D sourcing by multinational corporations (MNCs) has evolved over the past decades. This evolution has...

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Competitive low-tech manufacturing and challenges for regional policy in the European context—lessons from the Danish experience

Teis Hansen and Lars Winther.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis. 11530 words.

Today, low-tech firms in high-wage countries are focusing on increasing investments in highly skilled labour and advanced machinery, incremental innovation and high value-added niches....

The deindustrialisation/tertiarisation hypothesis reconsidered: a subsystem application to the OECD7

Sandro Montresor and Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economic Systems; Services; Economic Development. 7195 words.

The diffusion of outsourcing and vertical foreign direct investment (FDI) among manufacturing firms, along with the vertical integration of market services into manufacturing, is...

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Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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Discussion: Economies of Scale and Scope in Agricultural Biotechnology Research

Jeremy D. Foltz.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics. 1148 words.

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Does history matter for the relationship between R&D, innovation, and productivity?

Elena Huergo and Lourdes Moreno.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11907 words.

This article analyzes the relationship between R&D expenditures, innovation, and productivity growth, taking into account the possibility of persistence in firms’ behavior. We study this...

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Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America

Hunt Allcott and Daniel Keniston.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Manufacturing; Primary Products; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 18473 words.

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Do natural resources benefit producer economies, or is there a “Natural Resource Curse”, perhaps as the crowd-out of manufacturing productivity...

Effects of Regional Trade Agreements on Trade in Agrifood Products: Evidence from Gravity Modeling Using Disaggregated Data

Sampath Jayasinghe and Rakhal Sarker.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 10177 words.

The recent proliferation of regional trade agreements (RTAs) has intensified the debate on their merits. This study contributes to this debate by analyzing trade creation and diversion...

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Empirical Modeling of R&D Demand in a Dynamic Framework

Mark J. Roberts and Van Anh Vuong.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing. 10251 words.

Empirical analysis of firm-level investment in research and development (R&D) and its effect on innovation patterns and productivity has advanced as a result of innovation surveys in many...

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Enabling or constraining? Unraveling the influence of organizational slack on innovation

Osamu Suzuki.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing. 10727 words.

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We employ theories of organizational search and agency costs to propose a contingency perspective that reconciles mutually contradictory prior...

Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

Financing Agricultural Research in the New Biotechnology Era

Yin Xia.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics. 4197 words.

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Food Prices, Quality, and Quality's Pricing in Supermarkets versus Traditional Markets in Developing Countries*

Bart Minten and Thomas Reardon.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4247 words.

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

Gains to Research in the Presence of Intellectual Property Rights and Research Subsidies

Stavroula Malla, Richard Gray and Peter Phillips.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics. 8752 words.

The influx of private investment into crop research, which has accompanied the establishment of intellectual property rights (IPRs) and the introduction of biotechnology, suggests high...

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Geographic distance between venture capitalists and target firms and the value of quality signals

Christos Kolympiris, Sebastian Hoenen and Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Investment Banking; Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 16085 words.

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In this paper, we examine whether the value of quality signals (patent activity and founding team characteristics) transmitted by emerging...