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Foreign technology acquisition, spillovers, and sunk costs: evidence from plant-level data

Ricardo López

Economics Bulletin, 2008, vol. 15, issue 11, 1-7

Abstract: 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 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O3 L6 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008-07-03
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