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Advertising, in-house R&D, and growth

Volker Grossmann.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8103 words.

This paper develops a quality-ladder model of endogenous growth to study the interplay between in-house R&D and combative advertising expenditure, and its implications for economic growth,...

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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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An Analysis of Selectivity in the Productivity Evaluation of Biotechnology: An Application to Corn

Guanming Shi, Jean-Paul Chavas, Joseph Lauer and Elizabeth Nolan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Microeconomics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9303 words.

We investigate selectivity bias in the evaluation of biotech hybrid productivity. The analysis is applied to experimental data on Wisconsin corn yields from 1990 to 2010. Relying on a...

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At the origin of the industrial district: Alfred Marshall and the Cambridge school

Fiorenza Belussi and Katia Caldari.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11418 words.

This paper investigates the origin and evolution of the concept of the industrial district. The idea of industrial district is quite widespread in modern industrial economics and in...

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The Causal Effects of Competition on Innovation: Experimental Evidence

Philippe Aghion, Stefan Bechtold, Lea Cassar and Holger Herz.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development. 12778 words.

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We design two laboratory experiments to analyze the causal effects of competition on step-by-step innovation. Innovations result from costly R&D...

Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

Competitive microcredit markets: differentiation and ex ante incentives for multiple borrowing

Paolo Casini.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Banking; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9162 words.

I analyse an oligopolistic microcredit market characterized by asymmetric information on the riskiness of borrowers. I study the effects of competition when, due to the absence of credit...

Corporate governance and innovation: does firm age matter?

Stefano Bianchini, Jackie Krafft, Francesco Quatraro and Jacques-Laurent Ravix.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10726 words.

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This article investigates the relationship between corporate governance (CG) and innovation for firms of different ages. We blend data drawn from the...

Crafting your way out of the recession? New craft entrepreneurs and the global economic downturn

Doreen Jakob.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic Sociology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7968 words.

Economic developers often celebrate making crafts for a living as a growing sector and positive career choice in these difficult economic times. Craft-making has not only been defined as a...

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THE DETERRENT AND ENUNCIATING EFFECTS OF CONSENT DECREES

Giovanna Massarotto.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 2959 words.

More than 90 percent of U.S. civil antitrust cases settle by consent decrees. This phenomenon raises two questions. First, do consent decrees sacrifice antitrust deterrence, given that no...

Does Court Speed Shape Economic Activity? Evidence from a Court Reform in India

Matthieu Chemin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 11445 words.

This article investigates the impact of quick courts on firms' contracting behavior and economic performance. In 2002, the Code of Civil Procedure Amendment Act was enacted in India to...

Drivers and impacts in the globalization of corporate R&D: an introduction based on the European experience

Pietro Moncada-Paternò-Castello, Marco Vivarelli and Peter Voigt.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Production and Organizations; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6133 words.

The globalization of R&D activities has continued its growth path as companies are increasingly trying to capture knowledge and market opportunities internationally. The rapid evolution of...

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The Economic Effects of Counterfeiting and Piracy: A Review and Implications for Developing Countries

Carsten Fink, Keith E. Maskus and Yi Qian.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11901 words.

Policy makers around the world recognize the potentially harmful consequences of trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy. Indeed, many countries have recently initiated policy reforms...

The economic value of local social networks

Tom Kemeny, Maryann Feldman, Frank Ethridge and Ted Zoller.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10612 words.

The idea that local social capital yields economic benefits is fundamental to theories of agglomeration, and central to claims about the virtues of cities. However, this relationship has...

The Effects of Business Environments on Development: Surveying New Firm-level Evidence

Lixin Colin Xu.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12947 words.

In the past decade, the World Bank has promoted improving business environments as a key strategy for development, which has led to a significant effort in collecting surveys of the...

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Elves or Trolls? The role of nonpracticing patent owners in the innovation economy

Damien Geradin, Anne Layne-Farrar and A. Jorge Padilla.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9211 words.

Firm structure and the degree of vertical integration lie at the core of a key intellectual property concern currently under debate: “patent trolls.” While court opinions and competition...

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AN EMPIRICAL EXAMINATION OF PATENT HOLDUP

Alexander Galetovic, Stephen Haber and Ross Levine.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11415 words.

A large theoretical literature asserts that standard-essential patents (SEPs) allow their owners to “hold up” innovation by charging fees that exceed their incremental contribution to a...

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Externalities from foreign direct investment in the Mexican retailing sector

Cédric Durand.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6672 words.

This contribution to the discussion on the impact of foreign direct investment in developing countries is based on an empirical study of the consequences of transnational corporations'...

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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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Firm Dynamics, Productivity Growth, and Job Creation in Developing Countries: The Role of Micro- and Small Enterprises

Yue Li and Martín Rama.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Demand and Supply of Labour; Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Entrepreneurship; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12358 words.

The conventional wisdom on firm dynamics, productivity growth, and job creation in developing countries is based on data that, by design, excludes a vast number of micro- and small...