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A Three-Period Analysis of R&D Spillovers in the Presence of an Industry Life Cycle Pattern

  • Gamal Atallah

    (Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Canada)

This paper introduces the time dimension into the precompetitive R&D model, where both demand and spillovers vary over time. The effect of cooperation on R&D depends on a weighted function of spillovers, with the weights being a function of demand levels. The bulk of the incentives for innovation come from the growth phase of the industry.

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Article provided by College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan in its journal International Journal of Business and Economics.

Volume (Year): 8 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 21-35

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Handle: RePEc:ijb:journl:v:8:y:2009:i:1:p:21-35
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