Empirical studies of innovation and market structure

  title={Empirical studies of innovation and market structure},
  author={Wesley M. Cohen and R. Levin},
  journal={Handbook of Industrial Organization},
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the perceptible movement of empirical scholars from a narrow concern with the role of firm size and market concentration toward a broader consideration of the fundamental determinants of technical change in industry. Although tastes, technological opportunity, and appropriability conditions themselves are subject to change over time, particularly in response to radical innovations that alter the technological regime, these conditions are reasonably… Expand