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Standardization, diversity and learning: Strategies for the coevolution of technology and industrial capacity

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  • Rothwell, Geoffrey S.

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  • David, Paul A. & Rothwell, Geoffrey S., 1996. "Standardization, diversity and learning: Strategies for the coevolution of technology and industrial capacity," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 181-201.
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