The role of R&D technology in asymmetric research joint ventures
AbstractWe characterize asymmetric equilibria in two-stage process innovation games and show that they are prevalent in the different models of R&D technology considered in the literature. This leads to a reassessment of the potential benefits of research cooperative agreements. Indeed, cooperation in R&D may be accompanied by high concentration in the product market. We show that while such an increase may be profitable, it may be socially inefficient.
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Research and development; research joint ventures; process innovation games.;
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- Sami Dakhlia & Flavio M. Menezes & Akram Temimi, 2006. "The Role Of R&D Technology In Asymmetric Research Joint Ventures," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 74(1), pages 52-63, 01.
- Sami Dakhlia & Flavio M. Menezes & Akram Temimi, 2005. "The Role of R&D Technology in Asymmetric Research Joint Ventures," Microeconomics 0505003, EconWPA.
- D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
- L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
- O32 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
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