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Adoption of E-Business: Patterns and Consequences of Network Externalities

Berlin: CASE, 2004, 39 S.
(Papers / Center for Applied Statistics and Economics ; 2004,5)
| Philipp Köllinger, Christian Schade
Diskussionspapiere 398 / 2004

Unionisation Structures and Innovation Incentives

This paper examines how different unionisation structures affect firms' innovation incentives and industry employment. We distinguish three modes of unionisation with increasing degree of centralisation: (1) "Decentralisation" where wages are determined independently at the firm-level, (2) "coordination" where one industry union sets individual wages for all firms, and (3) "centralisation" where an ...

2004| Justus Haucap, Christian Wey
Diskussionspapiere 430 / 2004

R&D and Price Elasticity of Demand

This note explores the relationship between the price elasticity of demand and the R&D intensity of the product. We introduce the concept of R&D intensity into a standard Dixit-Stiglitz/Krugman-type setting. R&D activity is treated as a fixed cost of production. Within this framework, sectors with a higher R&D intensity show a lower price elasticity of demand. This proposition is confirmed by an empirical ...

2004| Dorothea Lucke, Philipp J. H. Schröder, Dieter Schumacher
Diskussionspapiere 463 / 2004

Spillovers from Foreign Firms through Worker Mobility: An Empirical Investigation

While there has been a large empirical literature on productivity spillovers from multinationals this literature treats the channels through which these spillover effects work as a black box. The innovation of this paper is to investigate whether spillovers occur via worker mobility. We use data on whether or not the owner of a domestic firm has previous experience in a multinational, and relate this ...

2004| Holger Görg, Eric Strobl
Diskussionspapiere 457 / 2004

What Causes Cross-Industry Differences of Technical Efficiency? An Empirical Investigation

Using micro-level panel data of about 35,000 firms from the German Cost Structure Census, we analyze the differences of technical efficiency across industries. Technical efficiency is estimated by firms' fixed effects. One striking result is that the distribution of technical efficiency across industries is positively skewed. This is because the efficiency distribution is truncated at the lower end ...

2004| Michael Fritsch, Andreas Stephan

What Causes Cross-Industry Differences of Technical Efficiency? An Empirical Investigation

Frankfurt/Oder: Universität, 2004, 32 S.
(Capital Markets and Finance in the Enlarged Europe : The Postgraduate Research Programme Working Paper Series ; 24/2004)
| Michael Fritsch, Andreas Stephan

What Causes Cross-Industry Differences of Technical Efficiency? An Empirical Investigation

Freiberg: Technische Universität Bergakademie, 2004, 34 S.
(Freiberg Working Papers / Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ; 2004,13)
| Michael Fritsch, Andreas Stephan
Diskussionspapiere 323 / 2003

B2C eCommerce Strategy and Market Structure: The Survey Based Approach

This paper follows two objectives: (i) It demonstrates the merits of the survey based approach to B2C eCommerce characteristics and company strategy, and (ii) it presents empirical evidence of the crucial importance of size and marketing investment in B2C eCommerce markets. It presents econometric estimates of the effects of company characteristics and company strategies on the performance of Viennese ...

2003| Stefan W. Schmitz, Paul Peter Sint
Economic Bulletin 10 / 2003

E-Business in the Service Sector: Patterns of Use in European Countries

2003| Brigitte Preißl

Raising EU R&D Intensity: Improving the Effectiveness of Public Support Mechanisms for Private Sector Research and Development ; Direct Measures

Brussels: European Commission, 2003, 90 S. | L. Georghiou, J. Rigby, E. Amanatidou, Heike Belitz, L. Cruz, J. Edler, C. Edquist, O. Granstrand, J. Guinet, E. Leprince, L. Orsenigo, J. Romanainen, M. Stampfer, J. van den Biesen
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