Persistence of and interrelation between horizontal and vertical technology alliances

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Belderbos, Rene; Gilsing, Victor; Lokshin, Boris;
  • Publisher: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology
  • Subject: R&D collaboration, technological partnerships, innovation, path dependency
    • jel: jel:O32 | jel:O31

We examine how and to what extent the propensity to be engaged in alliances with different partner types (suppliers, customers and competitors) depends on prior alliance engagement with partner firms of the same type (persistence) and prior engagement in alliances with ... View more
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