Bigger is better: Market size, demand elasticity and innovation
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- Klaus Desmet & Stephen L. Parente, 2010. "Bigger Is Better: Market Size, Demand Elasticity, And Innovation," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 51(2), pages 319-333, May.
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Keywordstrade; population; price elasticity; competition; innovation; firm-size; scale effects; Dixit-Stiglitz; Hotelling;
All these keywords.
- F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
- L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
- O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-BEC-2008-11-04 (Business Economics)
- NEP-COM-2008-11-04 (Industrial Competition)
- NEP-CSE-2008-11-04 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-INO-2008-11-04 (Innovation)
- NEP-MIC-2008-11-04 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-TID-2008-11-04 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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