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Upstream and downstream horizontal R&D networks

  • Kesavayuth, Dusanee
  • Zikos, Vasileios

The existing literature on R&D networks has focused on networks among firms who compete in the product market (downstream networks). This article develops the literature by casting the analysis in the context of a vertically related industry, where both downstream firms and their upstream suppliers can form horizontal R&D networks.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economic Modelling.

Volume (Year): 29 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 742-750

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:29:y:2012:i:3:p:742-750
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