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dc.contributor.authorKrogmann, Yinen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchwalbe, Ulrichen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-14en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-15T15:07:24Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-15T15:07:24Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:bsz:100-opus-6630en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/54189-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyses a large database on inter-firm R&D cooperation formed in the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry during the period 1985 - 1998. The results indicate that network size largely grows, whereas the density of the network declines during the periods. In the network analysis that emphasizes individual structural positions, the empirical results show that small biotechnological companies had a crucial bridging role for the large pharmaceutical firms in the second half of the 1980s. In the 1990s, the bridge role of biotechnology companies became less important and established pharmaceutical companies developed into dominant start players with many collaborators while holding central roles in the research network. The current analysis also shows that degree-based and betweenness-based network centralization are both low implying that the overall positional advantages are relatively equally distributed in the inter-firm R&D network of the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniv. Hohenheim, Forschungszentrum Innovation und Dienstleistung Stuttgarten_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesFZID discussion papers 38-2011en_US
dc.subject.jelC88en_US
dc.subject.jelD85en_US
dc.subject.jelL24en_US
dc.subject.jelL65en_US
dc.subject.jelO32en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordR&D networksen_US
dc.subject.keywordpharmaceutical biotechnologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordnetwork analysisen_US
dc.subject.keywordconceptual centralityen_US
dc.subject.keywordnetwork visualization softwareen_US
dc.titleInter-firm R&D networks in the global pharmaceutical biotechnology industry during 1985 - 1998: A conceptual and empirical analysisen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn679707123en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:fziddp:382011-
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