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Innovation activities and learning processes in the crisis: evidence from Italian export in manufacturing and services

Raffaele Brancati, Emanuela Marrocu, Manuel Romagnoli and Stefano Usai.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 13437 words.

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Are there any factors driving firms’ internationalization process other than productivity? By means of a firm-level data set on manufacturing and...

Landing the First Job: The Value of Intermediaries in Online Hiring

Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Microeconomics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 26063 words.

Online markets for remote labour services allow workers and firms to contract with each other directly. Despite this, intermediaries—called outsourcing agencies—have emerged in these...

The Technology Cycle and Inequality

Boyan Jovanovic.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Microeconomics. 9862 words.

Motivated by the observed rise in the trade of technology, I analyse how technology would spread in a frictionless market. In such a world, low-skilled agents prefer to use old technology...

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Transnational spatial dependencies in the geography of non-resident patent filings

Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 10579 words.

This article provides new insights into how geography shapes spatiotemporal variations in the propensity of actors from particular countries to file for non-resident patents in specific...

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Using design for upgrading in the fashion industry

Patrik Aspers.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10013 words.

The purpose of the article is to analyze upgrading by looking at the design of fashion garments. To that end, I use the theoretical concept of contextual knowledge to understand the...

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