R&D in Developing Countries: What Should Governments Do?
AbstractI consider the implications of recent research for R&D policy in developing countries. Typical new growth models, which assume free entry and no strategic behaviour by R&D producers, are less appropriate for policy guidance than strategic oligopoly models. But the latter have ambiguous implications for targeted R&D subsidies, and caution against the anticompetitive effect of research joint ventures.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 99/27.
Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ; TRADE ; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES;
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- J.P. Neary, 2000. "R&D in Developing Countries: What Should Governments Do?," CEP Discussion Papers dp0464, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
- F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
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