Contractual Choices and Innovation: The Case of Defense Procurement

By Jean-Michel Oudot, Renaud Bellais

This article focuses on the determinants of innovation in the defense procurement sector. Although contractual choices turn out to be crucial in providing parties incentives to innovate, the article draws attention on to the complementary and strategic impact of the industrial policy. JEL: H57, L14, L52, L64, O31


  • innovation
  • contractual choices
  • industrial policy
  • armaments
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