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Technology-push and demand-pull factors in emerging sectors: evidence from the electric vehicle market

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  • Hyundo Choi

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Despite consensus on the mutual dependence of the technology-push and demand-pull factors, their interactions can depend on industry life cycles and domestic market status. Using patent and Google search traffic data, this study brings robust evidence supporting the hypothesis that technology development occurs ahead of market demand in the U.S. electric vehicle sector, while this is not the case in Germany. Market demand does not precede technology development in either country. This shows the importance of the technology-push factor and the role of the lead market in the electric vehicle sector. This study elaborates technology-push and demand-pull hypotheses with a focus on industry life cycles and domestic market status and contributes to the discussion on technology-push, demand-pull and mixed policies in emerging sectors.

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  • Hyundo Choi, 2018. "Technology-push and demand-pull factors in emerging sectors: evidence from the electric vehicle market," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(7), pages 655-674, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:indinn:v:25:y:2018:i:7:p:655-674
    DOI: 10.1080/13662716.2017.1346502
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    3. Jia Yao & Siqin Xiong & Xiaoming Ma, 2020. "Comparative Analysis of National Policies for Electric Vehicle Uptake Using Econometric Models," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 13(14), pages 1-18, July.
    4. Tahir Ahmad & Amy Van Looy, 2020. "Business Process Management and Digital Innovations: A Systematic Literature Review," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(17), pages 1-29, August.
    5. Hossein Mahdavimazdeh & Loren Falkenberg & Madelynn Stackhouse, 2019. "The Innovation Value Canvas: A Guide To Defining Value Propositions And Target Customers For Commercialization Of Technological Innovations," International Journal of Innovation Management (ijim), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 24(02), pages 1-29, February.

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