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Learning, Misallocation, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Malaria Therapy in Tanzania

Achyuta Adhvaryu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 17323 words.

I study how the misallocation of new technology to individuals, who have low ex post returns to its use, affects learning and adoption behaviour. I focus on anti-malarial treatment, which...

Patterns of organization in the development of medical know-how: the case of glaucoma research

Davide Consoli and Ronnie Ramlogan.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Health, Education, and Welfare. 10107 words.

Medicine, traditionally known as the art of healing, is evolving fast. One key development in this process is the transition from the ontology of “curing” to that of solving problems. As a...

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Variation in the dynamics and performance of industrial innovation: what can we learn from vaccines and HIV vaccines?

Ohid Yaqub.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health. 10585 words.

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This article examines contingencies and constraints in problem-solving processes underlying technological change and industry evolution. It shows how...