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Title:The size distribution of profits from innovation PDF Logo
Authors:Scherer, Frederic Michael
Issue Date:1996
Series/Report no.:ZEW Discussion Papers 96-13
Abstract:The research reported in this paper seeks to determine how skewed the distribution of profits from technological innovation is
Subjects:i.e., whether it conforms most closely to the Paretian, log normal, or some other distribution. The question is important, because high skewness makes it difficult to pursue risk-hedging portfolio strategies. This paper examines data from several sources
JEL:O31
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:ZEW Discussion Papers
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