The Markets for Innovation, Ownership and Control: Proceedings of the International Conference, Saltsjobaden, Sweden, June 12-15, 1988

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the conference
1 Markets for innovation, ownership and control: Toward a synthesis 1
Pt. I Interaction between Finance and Innovation: The Basis Facts
2 Entrepreneurial activity, banking and finance: Historical aspects and theoretical suggestions 17
3 Innovative activity and venture financing: Access to markets and opportunities in Japan, the U.S. and Europe 29
A Note: On Institutions as regulators of economic change 49
Pt. II Bounded Rationality and Out-of-Equilibrium Adjustments
4 Bounded rationality and the coevolution of market and state 57
5 Lessons from learning to have rational expectations 81
A Note: On business myopia and market organization 117
Pt. III The Dynamics of Firm Behavior
6 Agency costs and innovation 131
7 Long-term firm growth and ownership organization 155
8 The firm as a competent team 179
9 Financial market imperfections and productivity growth 203
A Note: On financial feedback, cost competition and market stability 229
Pt. IV The Markets for Ownership and Control
10 Evolution, economic competence, and the markets for corporate control 235
11 Finance, innovation and industrial change 261
12 Firms' choice of R&D intensity in the presence of aggregate increasing returns to scale 283
13 The acquisition of technology and small firms by large firms 301
A Note: On privatization, contract technology and economic growth 321
Pt. V Financial Incentives and Entrepreneurship
14 The incentive to acquire information and financial market efficiency 329
15 Incentive contracts for managers who discover and manage investment projects 349
A Note: On innovation and capital markets 361
Pt. VI Summing Up
Introduction 367
General discussion 383
Pt. VII Round Table Discussion with Business Leaders
Introduction 401
Introduction to the discussion 403
Discussion 408
Conference participants 433
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