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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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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

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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Animal Breeding and Productivity Growth of Dairy Farms

Daniel Muluwork Atsbeha, Dadi Kristofersson and Kyrre Rickertsen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8812 words.

We introduce genetic-based technical change into a Malmquist productivity index and measure the growth in productivity caused by bovine breeding. Because breeding is likely to affect milk...

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Appropriate business strategy for leaders and laggards

Alex Coad.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11067 words.

We develop a series of hypotheses that predict that the appropriateness of different business strategies is conditional on the firm's relative performance, or distance to the “industry...

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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...

Contributions of Productivity and Relative Price Changes to Farm-level Profitability Change

Amin W. Mugera, Michael R. Langemeier and Andrew Ojede.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics. 10225 words.

This article investigates the sources of profitability change at the farm level, by farm size and specialization, with an application to a sample of 256 farms in Kansas from 1993 to 2010....

Convergence in U.S. Productivity Growth for Agriculture: Implications of Interstate Research Spillovers for Funding Agricultural Research

Alan McCunn and Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

State crop, livestock,and aggregate agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) data, 1950–82, are examined for evidence of convergence to a single TFP level (σ-convergence) or to a steady...

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Correcting for biases when estimating production functions: an illusion of the laws of algebra?

Jesus Felipe, Rana Hasan and J. S. L. McCombie.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8653 words.

This paper shows that the endogeneity bias that allegedly appears when estimating production functions using value data, and which the literature has tried to deal with since the 1940s, is...

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Critical masses in the decollectivisation of post-Soviet agriculture

Martin Petrick and Michael R. Carter.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 8839 words.

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Decollectivisation in post-Soviet agriculture has generally been slow except for islands of complete individualisation. Our model interlinks two...

A Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth: The Case of Chinese Agricultural Growth before and after Reforms

K.P. Kalirajan, M.B. Obwona and S. Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 0 words.

Our objective in this paper is to explain a method to decompose the sources of total factor productivity (TFP) growth into technological progress and changes in technical efficiency within...

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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...

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...

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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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 drivers of efficient knowledge transfer performance: evidence from British universities

Federica Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 12066 words.

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Using data from the UK, this study explores the institutional and environmental factors that influence universities’ efficiency in knowledge transfer....

Empirical Isoquants and Observable Optima: Cobb and Douglas at Seventy

Peter F. Orazem.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

The theory of production and derived demand for factor inputs seems abstract because of its dependence on unobservable marginal products. Seventy years ago, Charles Cobb and Paul Douglas...

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Entry Regulation and the Formalization of Microenterprises in Developing Countries

Miriam Bruhn and David McKenzie.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Production and Organizations; Economic Development. 6595 words.

The majority of microenterprises in most developing countries remain informal despite more than a decade of reforms aimed at making it easier and cheaper for them to formalize. This paper...

Estimating Griliches' k-Shifts

Lilyan E. Fulginiti.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics. 8226 words.

Griliches’ k-shift, a crucial parameter in the welfare evaluation of technological change, is shown to be equal to the radial rate of technological change plus a vector of commodity bias...

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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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