On the Licensing of Innovations under Strategic Delegation
AbstractThis paper uses a three-stage licensing-delegation-quantity game to study the licensing of a cost-reducing innovation by a patent-holding firm to its competitor. It is shown that licensing is less likely to occur under strategic delegation compared to no delegation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Missouri in its series Working Papers with number 0416.
Length: 19 pgs.
Date of creation: 23 Dec 2004
Date of revision: 23 Dec 2004
licensing; strategic delegation;
Other versions of this item:
- X. Henry Wang & Judy Hsu, 2004. "On the Licensing of Innovations under Strategic Delegation," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 12(6), pages 1-10.
- D45 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Rationing; Licensing
- L10 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - General
- L20 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - General
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