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Abraham Gesner

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — History of the Americas.

(1797–1863), geologist, chemist, entrepreneur.

Born in the Annapolis Valley, Gesner studied medicine in London in 1825–6. Between 1836 and 1846, he published geological surveys of...

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Abram Harris, Jr.

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — United States History.

(b. 17 January 1899; d. 6 November 1963),

political economist, economic historian and theorist, and social critic. Abram Lincoln Harris Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia; his...

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Absorbing Technological Spillovers: Simulations in an Evolutionary Framework

UWE CANTNER and ANDREAS PYKA.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper offers a simulation analysis of firm strategies which differ by the degree of absorbing technical know-how generated elsewhere. It investigates the success of those firm...

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Academic collaboration and organizational innovation: the development of research capabilities in the US pharmaceutical industry, 1927–1946*

Jeffrey L. Furman and Megan MacGarvie.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12533 words.

This article investigates the historical conditions that contributed to the birth of in-house research and development (R&D) capabilities in the early US pharmaceutical industry by...

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Academic research, technological specialization and the innovation performance in European regions: an empirical analysis in the wireless sector

Mario Calderini and Giuseppe Scellato.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

In this paper, we carry out an empirical analysis to test the existence of localized interrelations between academic research and private sector innovation performance. The analysis is based...

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Academic spin-offs, formal technology transfer and capital raising

Bart Clarysse, Mike Wright, Andy Lockett, Philippe Mustar and Mirjam Knockaert.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12178 words.

In this article we examine the influence of formal technology transfer from a public research organization (PRO) on the amount of capital a spin-off raises at start-up and the increase in...

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Accounting and Pricing for the Telecommunications Industry: An Operational Approach

Andrea Pannone.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper tackles the problem of the creation and use of information by a firm managing telecommunications networks with particular reference to costs and their connection to price and...

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Accounting for productive investment and value creation

Mariana Mazzucato and Alan Shipman.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industry Studies; Business History; Innovation; Industrial History; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10393 words.

The increased size and influence of financial institutions and markets has widened the scope for divergence between value-creation and the value-added measured by national accounts. This...

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Accumulating technological competence: its changing impact on corporate diversification and internationalization

J Cantwell and L Piscitello.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

Recent studies have suggested that firm-specific technological competence may be diversified and internationalized. We show that increases in competence increased corporate technological...

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ADAMS, John Norman (1939 - 2012), Professor of Intellectual Property, University of Sheffield, 1994–2005, then Emeritus; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame London Centre, since 2005

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure. 207 words.

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