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Optimal Timing of Technology Adoption

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  • Farzin, Y.H.
  • Huisman, K.J.M.
  • Kort, P.M.

    (Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research)

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Paper provided by Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research in its series Discussion Paper with number 1996-72.

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Keywords: technological change; investment; innovation; uncertainty; optimization;

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