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Economics of Innovation The Case of Food Industry

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ISBN-10: 379080911X

ISBN-13: 9783790809114

Edition: 1996

Authors: Luciano Venturini, Giovanni Galizzi

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With only few exceptions, theoretical and empirical literature on innovation privileges the analysis of determinants, the effects on firms' market shares and on market structures, mainly with reference to high-tech industries whereas it has generally neglected the food industry. In this book, it is shown that this underevaluation originates from a poor analysis of the characteristics of innovation in this sector and of the importance that this aspect has for the entire food chain. Both, technological changes and product innovation represent relevant competitive strategies for food firms. This book provides new analyses of nature, determinants and consequences of innovation in the food…    
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Physica-Verlag
Publication date: 3/18/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 7.01" wide x 10.00" long
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Introduction
Innovation and Consumers' Choice
Demand-side Constraints on the Introduction of New Food Technologies: the Case of Food Irradiation
Price and Non-Price Competition and Market Structure in the Single European Market
Concentration Change and Countervailing Power in the U.S. Food Manufacturing Industries
Building Partnerships and Alliances in the European Food Industry
Innovation and Vertical Competition in the Food System
Product Innovation in the Food Industry: Nature, Characteristics and Determinants
Product and Process Innovation Management in the Dutch Agro-Food Industry: Some Empirical Results
Marketing Organization, Innovation and Agricultural Cooperatives
Internationalization and Competition in the Food Industry
Technological Change and Concentration of Firms: An Empirical Application to the Food Industry of Lombardy
Industrial Standards as Driving Forces of Corporate Innovation and Internationalization
Acquisitions, Agreements and Innovation in the Italian Food Industry
Economics of Vertical Market Competition
Product Development and Conduct in a Competitive Food Market: The Case of the Greek Sausage Industry
Competitive Position of Dairy Products in the Food Industry
Biotechnology and Vertical Integration in the Dutch Potato Chain
Evolution of Consumers' Preferences and Innovation: The Case of Italian Foods with Denominations of Origin
An Innovation in the Italian Milk Filiere: The Case of High Quality Liquid Milk
Combined Roles of Process and Product Innovations in the Food Industries
Technical and Organisational Innovations in the Food System: the Case of Fresh Products in France
The Role of Process and Product Innovation in the Reorganisation of the Principal Beef Slaughtering Firms in Italy
Invention Patents in Italian Agro-food Industry: Analysis of the Period 1967-1990