publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2008

Innovation, Integration and Product Proliferation - Empirical Evidence for the Agri-Food Industry

Karantininis, Kostas; Sauer, Johannes; Furtan, William Hartley; Karantininis, Kostas; Sauer, Johannes; Furtan, William Hartley;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
While mergers, both horizontal and vertical, have been shaping the landscape of the agri-food industry in Europe, the implications of the changing market structure on the level of innovation has not been studied yet. In this paper we deal with the link between innovation and market structure using the empirical example of the Danish agri-food industry. The purpose of this paper is two-fold. First we test for the importance of vertical integration on innovation. While there exist several studies on this linkage, to our knowledge, this is the first that deals with the agri-food industry. Secondly, we examine both product proliferation and innovation. To our knowle...
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free text keywords: Innovation, Vertical Integration, Product Proliferation, Agribusiness, Agribusiness,, Agribusiness, Innovation, Vertical Integration, Product Proliferation
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2008

Innovation, Integration and Product Proliferation - Empirical Evidence for the Agri-Food Industry

Karantininis, Kostas; Sauer, Johannes; Furtan, William Hartley; Karantininis, Kostas; Sauer, Johannes; Furtan, William Hartley;