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The Technology Based Sectors In Mexico: An Analysis For The Firm Size And The Production Scale

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  • ALARCON-OSUNA, Moises Alejandro
  • DIAZ-PEREZ, Claudia del Carmen

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Many authors have remarked the importance of the Technology Based Firm (TBF) in the last years, in part due to factors like innovation, production scale, technological change and their flexibility in the production processes to create aggregate value. Instead of these arguments there is not a definition of the technology based sectors, these sectors and their technological level are described in this article. It is also analyzed the returns of scale and the size composition of these technological sectors, where it is shown that the technology based SMEs are as efficient as the large enterprises.

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  • ALARCON-OSUNA, Moises Alejandro & DIAZ-PEREZ, Claudia del Carmen, 2014. "The Technology Based Sectors In Mexico: An Analysis For The Firm Size And The Production Scale," Revista Galega de Economía, University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business., vol. 23(4), pages 40-60.
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    Keywords

    TBF; production scale; technology based sectors; SME firms; technological level.;

    JEL classification:

    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • 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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