Performance of pharmaceutical companies in India a critical analysis of industrial structure, firm specific resources, and emerging strategies /

This book explains how government support and institutional set up facilitated the evolution of the Indian pharmaceutical industry and provides an economic analysis of firm strategies due to recent policy changes. The book is useful for researchers interested in understanding the transition of a lif...

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Main Author: Mazumdar, Mainak.
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: New York : Physica-Verlag, ©2013.
New York : [2013]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 202 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Contributions to economics.
Table of Contents:
  • An Overview of the Pharmaceutical Sector in India
  • The sources of Heterogenity in the Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Comparing Efficiency Across Various Groups of Firms: A Meta-Frontier Approach
  • Examining the Efficiency, Technical, and Productivity Changes of the Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: A Malmquist-Meta Frontier Approach
  • Profitability of the Indian Pharmaceutical Firms
  • The Problem of Availability of Patented Drugs due to Product Patent and Parallel Trade: A Theoretical Approach
  • Conclusions and Policy Implications.