Preemptive Search and R&D Clustering Revisited
AbstractThe results obtained by Cardon and Sasaki (1998) on R&D clustering are derived under the specific assumption that firms only can own one patent. When multiple patents are allowed, R&D clustering will come about more frequently if search costs are substantial.
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Date of creation: Mar 2001
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R&D clustering; persistence of monopoly;
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- Van Cayseele, Patrick, 2001. "Preemptive search and R&D clustering revisited," Open Access publications from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven urn:hdl:123456789/238418, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
- L12 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Monopoly; Monopolization Strategies
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- James Cardon & Dan Sasaki, 1998.
"Preemptive Search and R&D Clustering,"
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The RAND Corporation, vol. 29(2), pages 324-338, Summer.
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