Contracting and the Disclosure of Ideas in the Innovation Process

We analyze contracting between an innovator endowed with an idea and a project developer. The innovator has private information about the value of his idea, whereas the developer must exert some non-verifiable effort at the development stage. The developer may also threaten to leave the relationship...

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Main Author: Poudou, Jean-Christophe
Sand-Zantman, Wilfried
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ENSAE 2011
published in: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique no. 101; pp. 287 - 306
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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