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Competition Policy and Innovation

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  • Møllgaard, Peter

    (Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School)

  • Lorentzen, Jo

    (Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School)

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We briefly review the rationale behind technological alliances and provide a snapshot of their role in global competition, especially insofar as it is based around intellectual capital. They nicely illustrate the increased importance of horizontal agreements and thus establish the relevance of the topic. We move on to discuss the organisation of industries in a dynamic context and draw out consequences for competition policy. We conclude with an outlook on the underlying tensions between technology alliances, competition policy, and industrial policy.

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Paper provided by Copenhagen Business School, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 09-2005.

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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 13 Sep 2006
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:cbsnow:2005_009

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