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dc.contributor.authorWeiss, Piaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-25T11:28:39Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-25T11:28:39Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39258-
dc.description.abstractFor a market of horizontal product differentiation, the paper examines the effects of the level of competition on the firm's decision between a product and process innovation. When firms have to choose between the two types of innovation, it is demonstrated that both firms undertake the product innovation when the competition is intense. For intermediate levels of competition, the firms choose different investment projects, and for less intense competition, the firms pursue cost-reducing innovations. When firms may undertake both innovations, they decide to undertake a mixture of the innovations depending on the innovation cost structure. Again, the firms are willing to incur higher costs into product innovations, when the competition is initially intense.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniversität zu Köln, Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik (iwp) |cKölnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIWP Discussion Paper |x2001/7en_US
dc.subject.jelL13en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordProduct innovationen_US
dc.subject.keywordProcess innovationen_US
dc.subject.keywordHorizontal product differentiationen_US
dc.subject.stwInnovationen_US
dc.subject.stwInvestitionen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktdifferenzierungen_US
dc.subject.stwWettbewerben_US
dc.subject.stwDuopolen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleProduct and process innovations in a horizontally differentiated product marketen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn378731335en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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