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Allocation of human capital and innovation at the frontier: firm-level evidence on Germany and the Netherlands

Eric Bartelsman, Sabien Dobbelaere and Bettina Peters.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Education and Research Institutions; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 23755 words.

This article examines how productivity effects of human capital and innovation vary at different points of the conditional productivity distribution. Our analysis draws upon two large...

Are universities and university research under threat? Towards an evolutionary model of university speciation

Ben R. Martin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic History; Education and Research Institutions. 12279 words.

According to some, universities and academic research are under threat. As we move towards a more knowledge-intensive economy, academics face pressures to link their work more closely to...

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DOES THE FTC'S THEORY OF PRODUCT HOPPING PROMOTE COMPETITION?

Dennis W. Carlton, Fredrick A. Flyer and Yoad Shefi.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economics of Health; Technological Change; Research and Development. 5423 words.

This article evaluates the effect on competition of adopting the FTC's product hopping theory as an antitrust doctrine. Courts have disagreed on the merits of the theory. According to this...

The economics of global health: an assessment

Andrew W. K. Farlow.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Particular Labour Markets; Economics of Health; Public Economics. 10462 words.

The international community, through the Millennium Development Goals and now the Sustainable Development Goals, has long recognized the critical role of improved global health in achieving...

Fostering incentives for research, development, and delivery of interventions for neglected tropical diseases: lessons from malaria

Mikel Berdud, Adrian Towse and Hannah Kettler.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 12344 words.

Making existing medical technologies accessible and incentivizing the development of new medicines for neglected diseases are major global health policy challenges. Where market incentives...

Frontier Knowledge and Scientific Production: Evidence from the Collapse of International Science

Alessandro Iaria, Carlo Schwarz and Fabian Waldinger.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic History; Economywide Country Studies; Particular Labour Markets; Education and Research Institutions. 24357 words.

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We show that World War I and the subsequent boycott against Central scientists severely interrupted international scientific cooperation. After 1914,...

Geographic proximity and firm–university innovation linkages: evidence from Great Britain

Laura Abramovsky and Helen Simpson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 12720 words.

We investigate evidence for spatially mediated knowledge transfer from university research. We examine whether firms locate R&D near universities, and whether those that do are more likely...

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Government policy, university strategy and the academic entrepreneur: the case of Queensland’s Smart State Institutes

Mark Dodgson and Jonathan Staggs.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Entrepreneurship; Education and Research Institutions. 9214 words.

Significant new university initiatives are usually analysed from the perspectives of government policy, university strategy or the entrepreneurship of particular individuals, but rarely...

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Learning, Misallocation, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Malaria Therapy in Tanzania

Achyuta Adhvaryu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 17323 words.

I study how the misallocation of new technology to individuals, who have low ex post returns to its use, affects learning and adoption behaviour. I focus on anti-malarial treatment, which...

Making Time for Agricultural and Life Science Research: Technical Change and Productivity Gains

Daniel L. Prager, Jeremy D. Foltz and Bradford L. Barham.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions; Agricultural Economics. 11340 words.

This work analyzes the research productivity of agricultural and life science faculty in U.S. Land Grant research universities from 1975 to 2005. Production function estimations that...

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Patterns of organization in the development of medical know-how: the case of glaucoma research

Davide Consoli and Ronnie Ramlogan.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Health, Education, and Welfare. 10107 words.

Medicine, traditionally known as the art of healing, is evolving fast. One key development in this process is the transition from the ontology of “curing” to that of solving problems. As a...

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Research assessment and recognized excellence: simple bibliometrics for more efficient academic research evaluations

Pierre Régibeau and Katharine E. Rockett.

in Economic Policy

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 19784 words.

Many countries perform research assessment of universities, although the methods differ widely. Significant resources are invested in these exercises. Moving to a more mechanical,...

Stimulating graduates' research-oriented careers: does academic research matter?

Mauro Sylos Labini and Natalia Zinovyeva.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions. 8646 words.

This article investigates whether the quality of higher education and, in particular, its research performance stimulate graduates' research-oriented careers. More specifically, exploiting...

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Synergies or Trade-Offs in University Life Sciences Research

Jeremy D. Foltz, Bradford L. Barham and Kwansoo Kim.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions. 8389 words.

Major legislative, legal, and technological changes paved the way for a period of remarkable growth in the patenting of life science research by U.S. universities in the 1980s and 1990s....

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Universities in crisis?—new challenges and strategies in two English city-regions

David Charles, Fumi Kitagawa and Elvira Uyarra.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis. 11239 words.

Universities in the UK have experienced dramatic changes since the onset of the global financial crisis, partly due to the immediate effects of the crisis, but also to the change in...

Universities, Technology and Innovation Centres and regional development: the case of the North-East of England

John Goddard, Douglas Robertson and Paul Vallance.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 9906 words.

The paper examines the role of Technology and Innovation Centres (TICs) in bridging the gap between the university research base and industry in order to foster economic development in a...

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University–industry relations and research group production: is there a bidirectional relationship?

Inmaculada Aguiar-Díaz, Nieves Lidia Díaz-Díaz, José Luis Ballesteros-Rodríguez and Petra De Sáa-Pérez.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Technological Change; Research and Development. 12504 words.

This study aims to analyze if there is a bidirectional relationship between university–industry collaboration and scientific production. The results from a sample of 137 research groups at...

Value and University Innovation

Steven T. Sonka and David L. Chicoine.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions; Agricultural Economics. 3814 words.

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Variation in the dynamics and performance of industrial innovation: what can we learn from vaccines and HIV vaccines?

Ohid Yaqub.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health. 10585 words.

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This article examines contingencies and constraints in problem-solving processes underlying technological change and industry evolution. It shows how...

What’s the price of academic consulting? Effects of public and private sector consulting on academic research

Roman Fudickar, Hanna Hottenrott and Cornelia Lawson.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Education and Research Institutions. 12724 words.

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Academic consulting is an important and effective means of knowledge transfer between the public and private sectors. It offers opportunities for...