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Biotechnology and the Economics of Discovery in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Helen Simpson

in Monographs from Office of Health Economics

Abstract: This paper examines the economic aspects of the forces driving the emergence of biotechnology firms, and the implications of this for the organisation of research and development (R&D) and industrial structure in the pharmaceutical industry.

Keywords: Economics; of; Industry (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1998
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