One-Way Spillovers, Endogenous Innovator/Imitator Roles, and Research Joint Ventures

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dc.contributor.author Amir, R
dc.contributor.author Wooders, J
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:02:03Z
dc.date.issued 2000-04
dc.identifier.citation Games and Economic Behavior, 2000, 31 (1), pp. 1 - 25
dc.identifier.issn 0899-8256
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15696
dc.description.abstract We consider a two-period duopoly characterized by a one-way spillover structure in process R&D and a very broad specification of product market competition. We show that a priori identical firms always engage in different levels of R&D, at equilibrium, thus giving rise to an innovator/imitator configuration and ending up with different sizes. We also provide a general analysis of the social benefits of, and firms' incentive for, forming research joint ventures. Another contribution is methodological, illustrating how submodularity (R&D decisions are strategic substitutes) can be exploited to provide a general analysis of a R&D game. Journal of Economic Literature Classification Numbers: C72, L13, O31. © 2000 Academic Press.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1006/game.1999.0734
dc.title One-Way Spillovers, Endogenous Innovator/Imitator Roles, and Research Joint Ventures
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Games and Economic Behavior
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 31
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation San Diego en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 25 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for the Study of Choice en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1401 Economic Theory
dc.personcode 112051
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Economic Theory en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Oligopolistic R&D
dc.description.keywords One-way spillovers
dc.description.keywords Research joint ventures
dc.description.keywords Submodularity
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/Economics
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Study of Choice
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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