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Alliance governance and technological performance: some evidence from biotechnology alliances

Jongwook Kim.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 8012 words.

Pursuing alliance opportunities are fraught with difficulties due to information asymmetry between the potential partners, as well as technological and/or market uncertainties. In this...

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Are Remittances Insurance? Evidence from Rainfall Shocks in the Philippines

Dean Yang and HwaJung Choi.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Finance; Economic Development. 10719 words.

Do remittances sent by overseas migrants serve as insurance for recipient households? In a study of how remittances from overseas respond to income shocks experienced by Philippine...

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The Burden of Knowledge and the “Death of the Renaissance Man”: Is Innovation Getting Harder?

Benjamin F. Jones.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 15728 words.

This paper investigates a possibly fundamental aspect of technological progress. If knowledge accumulates as technology advances, then successive generations of innovators may face an...

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Causes and Implications of Credit Rationing in Rural Ethiopia: The Importance of Zonal Variation

Daniel Ayalew Ali and Klaus Deininger.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development. 11412 words.

Ethiopian village-level data from two locations are used to explore determinants and crop productivity-effects of credit rationing in semi-formal markets. High levels of risk lead to...

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Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.

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Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

The Consequences of Entrepreneurial Finance: Evidence from Angel Financings

William R. Kerr, Josh Lerner and Antoinette Schoar.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Investment Banking; Entrepreneurship; Business and Management; Technological Change; Research and Development. 15205 words.

This article documents the fact that ventures funded by two successful angel groups experience superior outcomes to rejected ventures: They have improved survival, exits, employment,...

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Counterpart funding requirements and the foreign aid procyclicality puzzle

Stéphane Pallage and Michel A. Robe.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development; International Financial Markets; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 10332 words.

Official development assistance is a key source of external finance in many developing countries. A striking feature of these aid flows is their positive correlation with business cycles in...

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The creation of knowledge: local building, global accessing and economic development—toward an agenda

Harald Bathelt and Patrick Cohendet.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 6692 words.

This article argues that local knowledge building and global (nonlocal) knowledge-accessing practices in economic development are intrinsically interwoven. They generate fundamental...

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Deconstructing and reconstructing the capability hierarchy

Damian Hine, Rachel Parker, Lisette Pregelj and Martie-Louise Verreynne.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Technological Change; Research and Development. 9503 words.

In this article we develop a hierarchical framework of ordinary capabilities, dynamic functional capabilities, and dynamic learning capabilities. These three levels of capabilities differ...

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Do clusters really matter for innovation practices in Information Technology? Questioning the significance of technological knowledge spillovers

Franz Huber.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 8672 words.

A widespread assumption in economic geography and the economics of innovation is that firms located in clusters benefit from territorial learning and knowledge spillovers. However, it...

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Does a Picture Paint a Thousand Words? Evidence from a Microcredit Marketing Experiment

Xavier Giné, Ghazala Mansuri and Mario Picón.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development. 10995 words.

Female entrepreneurship is low in many developing economies partly due to constraints on women's time and mobility, often reinforced by social norms. We analyze a marketing experiment...

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Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies

Pamela Jakiela and Owen Ozier.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development. 20419 words.

This article measures the economic impacts of social pressure to share income with kin and neighbours in rural Kenyan villages. We conduct a lab experiment in which we randomly vary the...

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Does altruism matter for remittances?

Alexis Antoniades, Ganesh Seshan, Roberto Weber and Robertas Zubrickas.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 7468 words.

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We provide a direct test of the impact of altruism on remittances. From a sample of Indian migrant workers in Qatar, we elicit the propensity to share...

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The dynamics of interfirm networks along the industry life cycle: The case of the global video game industry, 1987–2007

Pierre-Alexandre Balland, Mathijs De Vaan and Ron Boschma.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 11395 words.

In this article, we study the formation of network ties between firms along the life cycle of a creative industry. We focus on three mechanisms that drive network formation: (i) network...

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The Economics of Scientific Misconduct

Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2011; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 14707 words.

This article presents a model of the research and publication process that analyzes why scientists commit fraud and how fraud can be detected and prevented. In the model, authors are...

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Enhancing value via cooperation: firms’ process benefits from participation in a standard consortium

Mu Xia, Kexin Zhao and Joseph T. Mahoney.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Business and Management. 10523 words.

Firms benefit from participating in a consortium in two ways: from final products and from the cooperation process. Process benefits, including interorganizational learning and social...

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Epistemic communities, localization and the dynamics of knowledge creation

Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam, Laurent Simon and Ignasi Capdevila.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Sociology. 13116 words.

This article aims to clarify how epistemic communities dynamically shape the process of knowledge creation in a localized context and how the evolving interaction between different members...

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Estimating risk preferences in the presence of bifurcated wealth dynamics: can we identify static risk aversion amidst dynamic risk responses?

Travis J. Lybbert, David R. Just and Christopher B. Barrett.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Economic Development. 6262 words.

Estimating risk preferences is tricky because controlling for confounding factors is difficult. Omitting or imperfectly controlling for these factors can attribute too much observable...

Even the bad times are good: a behavioural theory of transformation pressure

Lennart Erixon.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11724 words.

A theory of transformation pressure was developed in Sweden in the 1990s which suggested that structural changes, rationalisations and innovations are stimulated by profit crises, arising,...

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Exploring and yet failing less: learning from past and current exploration in R&D

Pablo D’Este, Alberto Marzucchi and Francesco Rentocchini.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 14356 words.

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Exploration is both an important part of a firm’s innovation strategy and an activity that involves a high degree of uncertainty. This article...

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