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Optimal Timing of Technology Adoption

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  • Farzin, Y.H.
  • Huisman, K.J.M.

    (Tilburg University, Center For Economic Research)

  • Kort, P.M.

    (Tilburg University, Center For Economic Research)

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  • Farzin, Y.H. & Huisman, K.J.M. & Kort, P.M., 1996. "Optimal Timing of Technology Adoption," Discussion Paper 1996-72, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:tiu:tiucen:b4f06be3-f74b-49a0-b3af-937dafc9a10b
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    Keywords

    technological change; investment; innovation; uncertainty; optimization;

    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D92 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - Intertemporal Firm Choice, Investment, Capacity, and Financing
    • 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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