Market Structure, Corporate Performance, and Innovative Activity

Market Structure, Corporate Performance, and Innovative Activity

by Paul A. Geroski, Geroski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198288557

ISBN-13: 9780198288558

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Innovation in products and processes is an increasingly significant source of competitive advantage for firms and nations. Drawing on extensive data on major innovations in the UK, this book examines the role of innovation in the structure of markets and the performance of firms. Geroski draws valuable lessons for makers of public and business innovation policy.  See more details below

Overview

Innovation in products and processes is an increasingly significant source of competitive advantage for firms and nations. Drawing on extensive data on major innovations in the UK, this book examines the role of innovation in the structure of markets and the performance of firms. Geroski draws valuable lessons for makers of public and business innovation policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198288558
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
1Introduction1
2The SPRU Innovations Database4
3Innovation and the Evolution of Market Structure26
4Innovation, Technological Opportunity, and Market Structure42
5Entry and the Rate of Innovation61
6Entry, Innovation, and Productivity Growth78
7Innovation and the Sectoral Sources of UK Productivity Growth90
8The Profitability of Innovating Firms108
9Innovation, Profitability, and Growth over the Business Cycle129
10Some Reflections147
References162
Index173

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