Spin-offs and the market for ideas
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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Entrepreneurship -- Econometric models,
  • Business enterprises -- Growth -- Econometric models

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StatementSatyajit Chatterjee, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 13198., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 13198.
ContributionsRossi-Hansberg, Esteban., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17635123M

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