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cosmetic innovation

While economic research has traditionally emphasized knowledge and technology as the main force driving innovation, Giada Di Stefano, Alfonso Gambardella and Gianmario Verona have noticed renewed interest in demand as a potential source of innovation, and urge companies to develop demand-oriented skills and even embrace users in order to better match internal and external sources of innovation. (...)

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Many studies have established the connection between business resources and success; it's basically (...)

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Micro-economics15 October 2011

The Art Market - Understanding Changes in Prices

From an economist's point of view, the question of the fluctuating value of works of art is (...)

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Consumer Behavior15 October 2011

Rumors : How They Spread and How to Combat Them

How does a rumor initially fraught with uncertainty—which should therefore be questioned by (...)

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What if social and environmental issues are given greater voice via targeted financing, even on a (...)

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Christian van Delft and his co-authors have developed a method for staffing call centers that, for (...)

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One way for established firms to explore new ideas is by making corporate venture capital (...)

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Corporate Strategy15 May 2011

LBOs: Job Creators and Growth Stimulants?

David Thesmar, Quentin Boucly, and David Sraer show that,  contrary to popular belief, LBOs in (...)

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