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Innovation and the Determinants of Company Survival
Although many companies compete through the development of new technologies and products, it is well known that innovation is inherently risky and therefore may increase the ex ante likelihood ofExpand
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The Economics of Intangible Investment
This innovative book sheds new light on the emerging confluence between labour and industrial economics: the view that labour as capital is the dominant factor of production. This factor is commonlyExpand
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Firm Size and the Use of Intellectual Property Rights
Innovation markets are often characterised by market failure because inventions typically incur high fixed costs relative to marginal costs and their intellectual capital is non-excludable.Expand
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Innovation, Technological Conditions and New Firm Survival
High neo-natal mortality is one of the most salient ‘facts’ about firm performance in the industrial organization literature. We model firm survival and examine the relative influence of firm,Expand
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Measuring Intangible Capital: A Review of Current Practice
This paper examines international practices that measure firm-level investments into intangible capital. The issues motivating the paper are the need for a standardised framework for measuringExpand
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Another Look at the Relationship between Innovation Proxies
Shortcomings in the treatment of intangible investment in company accounts imply that there is no statistical collection for innovative activity which abides by the logic used for other economicExpand
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Determinants of Household Saving in Australia
This paper uses a unique survey of consumers to test several separate but inter-related hypotheses of household saving. Unit records from 17,585 Australian households are available, which enables theExpand
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Measuring Intangible Investment
Recent years have seen a growth in the literature on a variety of aspects of intangible investment, the complement of the more familiar investment in tangible assets such as buildings, plant, andExpand
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Patent examination outcomes and the national treatment principle
type="main"> One of the principles enshrined in all international patent treaties is that equal treatment should be provided to inventors regardless of their nationality. Little is known aboutExpand
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Disharmony in international patent office decisions
Despite recent efforts to harmonize international patent law and patent examination protocols, there remain substantive procedural differences in the way in which different patent offices examine aExpand
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