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The dynamic implications of increasing returns: Technological change and path dependent inefficiency

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Volume (Year): 15 (1997)
Issue (Month): 6 (October)
Pages: 733-752

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Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:15:y:1997:i:6:p:733-752

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  2. Bleischwitz, Raimund, 2002. "Cognitive and institutional perspectives of eco effiency: A new research landscape towards factor four (or more)," Wuppertal Papers 123, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.
  3. Kirchner, Stefan, 2010. "Organizational identities and institutions: Dynamics of the organizational core as a question of path dependence," MPIfG Working Paper 10/4, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.
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