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A macroeconomic perspective on knowledge management

Thoenig, Mathias and Verdier, Thierry (2010) A macroeconomic perspective on knowledge management Journal of Economic Growth, 15, (1), pp. 33-63. (doi:10.1007/s10887-010-9049-7).

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Abstract

This paper provides a theory of the interactions between knowledge codification, firm-level organization structures, information diffusion and the dynamics of technological competition. At the firm level, we focus on incentives to design Knowledge Management policies based on the codification of soft into hard information. At the aggregate level, we discuss the endogenous nature of knowledge spillover and the implications for macroeconomic growth. The model predicts the existence of a bell shaped relationship between knowledge codification and technological competition.

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Published date: March 2010
Keywords: codification, technological spillover, contracts, growth

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Local EPrints ID: 157427
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/157427
ISSN: 1381-4338
PURE UUID: a0c01958-edce-4ac7-bd47-f24ce446f9ea

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Date deposited: 07 Jun 2010 11:29
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:40

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Author: Mathias Thoenig
Author: Thierry Verdier

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