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Do patents slow down technological progress?: Real options in research, patenting, and market introduction

  • Takalo, Tuomas
  • Kanniainen, Vesa

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Volume (Year): 18 (2000)
Issue (Month): 7 (October)
Pages: 1105-1127

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