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Commitment and excess capacity with licensing: an old debate with a new look

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  • Aniruddha Bagchi
  • Arijit Mukherjee

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  • Aniruddha Bagchi & Arijit Mukherjee, 2011. "Commitment and excess capacity with licensing: an old debate with a new look," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 103(2), pages 133-147, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:103:y:2011:i:2:p:133-147
    DOI: 10.1007/s00712-011-0196-x
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    Keywords

    Capacity commitment; Entry; Excess capacity; Incumbent; Licensing; L13; D43; O33;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes

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