Does competition spur innovation? The case of yardstick competition

Lefouili, Yassine (2015) Does competition spur innovation? The case of yardstick competition. Economics Letters, 137. pp. 135-139.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the effect of yardstick competition on firms’ incentives to invest in cost-reducing innovations. We show that an increase in the intensity of yardstick competition, for which we provide a natural measure, increases the incentives to innovate.

Item Type: Article
Language: English
Date: December 2015
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Competition and innovation, Yardstick competition, Cost reduction
JEL codes: D4 - Market Structure and Pricing
L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
L5 - Regulation and Industrial Policy
Subjects: B- ECONOMIE ET FINANCE
Divisions: TSE-R (Toulouse)
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2016 08:20
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2018 13:23
OAI ID: oai:tse-fr.eu:29963
URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/19157

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