Foreign technology acquisition, spillovers, and sunk costs: evidence from plant-level data
AbstractThis paper studies empirically the determinants of foreign technology acquisition through licenses. We extend the previous literature by examining spillover effects of general licensing activity in the sector as well as in downstream sectors.
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Volume (Year): 15 (2008)
Issue (Month): 11 ()
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Foreign technology licensing Spillovers Developing countries;
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- O3 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
- L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
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- Kozo Kiyota & Tetsuji Okazaki, 2005.
"Foreign Technology Acquisition Policy and Firm Performance in Japan, 1957-1970: Micro-aspects of Industrial Policy,"
CIRJE-F-329, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
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