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Ricardo Lopez
''Foreign technology acquisition, spillovers, and sunk costs: evidence from plant-level data''
( 2008, Vol. 15 No.11 )
This paper studies empirically the determinants of foreign technology acquisition through licenses. We extend the previous literature by examining spillover effects of general licensing activity in the sector as well as in downstream sectors.
Keywords: Foreign technology licensing Spillovers Developing countries
JEL: O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development: General
L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing: General
Manuscript Received : Jun 24 2008 Manuscript Accepted : Jul 03 2008

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