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Empirical Patterns of Firm Growth and R&D Investment: a Quality Ladder Model Interpretation

  • Klette, T.J.
  • Griliches, Z.

We present a model of endogenous firm growth with R&D investment and stochastic innovation as the engines of growth. The model for firm growth is a partial equilibrium model drawing on the quality ladder models in the macro growth literature, but also on the literature on patent races and the discrete choice models of product differentiation.

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Paper provided by Oslo University, Department of Economics in its series Memorandum with number 23/1998.

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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:osloec:1998_023
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