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New Frontiers in the Economics of Innovation and New Technology

New Frontiers in the Economics of Innovation and New Technology

Essays in Honour of Paul A. David

Edited by Cristiano Antonelli, Dominique Foray, Bronwyn H. Hall and W. Edward Steinmueller

This outstanding collection provides a fitting tribute to the diversity and depth of Paul David’s contributions. The papers included range from simulation models of the evolution of market structure in the presence of innovation, through historical investigations of knowledge networks and empirical analysis of contemporary networks, to the analysis of the diffusion of innovations using simulation and analytic models and of the diffusion of knowledge using patent data.

Chapter 2: Competing Technologies, Technological Monopolies and the Rate of Convergence to a Stable Market Structure

Andrea P. Bassanini and Giovanni Dosi

Subjects: economics and finance, economics of innovation, industrial organisation, innovation and technology, economics of innovation


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