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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Formal and informal governance in biotechnology alliances: board oversight, contractual control, and repeated deals

Jongwook Kim.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Business and Management; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10425 words.

In complex transactions like strategic alliances, firms are likely to employ both formal and informal governance mechanisms to achieve effective alliance governance. The question of whether...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

Government-driven knowledge networks as precursors to emerging sectors: a case of the hydrogen energy sector in Korea

Hyundo Choi, Sangook Park and Jeong-dong Lee.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11715 words.

The government-driven knowledge network of the hydrogen energy sector in Korea provides a good case study for an R&D network incorporating necessary building blocks; it can be regarded as a...

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Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...

HOW PATENTS PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION OF THE MARKET FOR INVENTIONS

Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 20553 words.

The article develops a comprehensive framework demonstrating how patents provide the foundation of the market for inventions. Patents support the establishment of the market in several key...

Implications of Nash Bargaining for Horizontal Industry Integration

Richard E. Just, Siddhartha Mitra and Sinaia Netanyahu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8615 words.

This article shows how horizontal industry integration can arise from transferable asymmetry of technologies and endowments. The Nash bargaining solution suggests that greater technological...

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Industry- and firm-specific factors of innovation novelty

Natália Barbosa, Ana Paula Faria and Vasco Eiriz.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 14757 words.

This article investigates the underlying factors that might shape the firm’s choices with respect to degrees of innovation novelty. Using a sample of 2983 firms observed under the...

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Innovation and the determinants of company survival

Hielke Buddelmeyer, Paul H. Jensen and Elizabeth Webster.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9313 words.

Although many companies compete through the development of new technologies and products, it is well known that innovation is inherently risky and therefore may increase the ex ante likelih...

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INNOVATION AND THE LIMITS OF ANTITRUST

Geoffrey A. Manne and Joshua D. Wright.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Methodology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 22548 words.

Frank Easterbrook's seminal analysis of error-cost minimization in The Limits of Antitrust has special relevance to antitrust intervention in markets where innovation is a critical...

INNOVATION ECONOMICS: THE INTERPLAY AMONG TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS, COMPETITIVE CONDUCT, AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 21111 words.

Industries with technological standards can be highly competitive and innovative. The modern approach to Innovation Economics understands that technology standards, the competitive conduct...

Innovation in a creative production system: the case of design

Peter Sunley, Steven Pinch, Suzanne Reimer and James Macmillen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12298 words.

This article addresses the relatively neglected issue of variations in the degree of innovation and creativity within cultural production systems, paying particular attention to the design...

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