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Patenting, R&D and Market Structure - Manufacturing Firms in Denmark


  • Nielsen, A.O.


The paper explores the link from firm size and market concentration to patenting and R&D in a sample of manufacturing firms in Denmark. The Schumpeterian notion of firm size and market concentration suggests that the combined effects by these structural determinants of industrial innovation are inducive to industrial innovation. Previous studies mainly rely on large firm evidence and most often evidence is based on truncated samples. In short, evidence on how structural determinants expectdly induce industrial innovation remains sparse at best.

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  • Nielsen, A.O., 1999. "Patenting, R&D and Market Structure - Manufacturing Firms in Denmark," Papers 99-8, Aarhus School of Business - Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:aascbu:99-8

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    JEL classification:

    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • C24 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models; Threshold Regression Models


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