Technical progress and product reliability under competition and monopoly
AbstractTechnical progress lowers costs and prices but appears to have an ambiguous effect on product reliabilty. This paper presents a simple model which explains this observation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh in its series ESE Discussion Papers with number 211.
Date of creation: 09 Dec 2011
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-02-01 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2012-02-01 (Business Economics)
- NEP-COM-2012-02-01 (Industrial Competition)
- NEP-INO-2012-02-01 (Innovation)
- NEP-TID-2012-02-01 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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