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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...

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.

Abstract

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