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Postal address:Department of Economics, University of Pavia, Via San Felice 5, Pavia, Italy & CESPRI - Università Bocconi, Via Sarfatti 25, 20136, Milan, Italy
Workplace:Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali (Department of Economics and Business), Università degli Studi di Pavia (University of Pavia), (more information at EDIRC)
Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies (KITeS/CESPRI), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Bocconi University), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Reassessing patent propensity: evidence from a data-set of R&D awards 1977-2004
    Working Papers Department of Economics, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2013)

2012

  1. Schumpeterian Patterns of Innovation and the Sources of Breakthrough Inventions: Evidence from a Data-Set of R&D Awards
    Working Papers Department of Economics, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2012)

2010

  1. Demand as a source of entry and the survival of new semiconductor firms
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Corporate Change (2010)

2009

  1. The Nature of Collaborative Patenting Activities
    Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis LEI & BRICK - Laboratory of Economics of Innovation "Franco Momigliano", Bureau of Research in Innovation, Complexity and Knowledge, Collegio Carlo Alberto. WP series, University of Turin Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Nature of Inventive Activities: Evidence from a Data-Set of R&D Awards
    IIR Working Paper, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The impact of academic patenting on university research and its transfer
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2011)

2008

  1. Formal and informal external linkages and firms' innovative strategies. A cross-country comparison
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers on Innovation Studies, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2011)
  2. Habakkuk revisited: A history friendly model of "American and British technology in the nineteenth century"
    Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Mapping Technological Trajectories as Patent Citation Networks. An application to Data Communication Standards
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Innovation and New Technology (2009)

2007

  1. Entry, Innovation and Exit from LAN Switch Industry
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po Downloads
  2. Entry, Innovation and Exit. Evidence from the LAN switch Industry
    Documents de Travail de l'OFCE, Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Incentives and uncertainty: an empirical analysis of the impact of demand on innovation
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Cambridge Journal of Economics (2008)
  4. Product Innovation and Survival in a High-Tech Industry
    Documents de Travail de l'OFCE, Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po (2007) Downloads
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Industrial Organization (2009)

2006

  1. 'Chariots of Fire': The Evolution of Tank Technology, 1915-1945
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) (2006) Downloads
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2009)
  2. Expectations, Network Effects and Timing of Technology Adoption: Some Empirical Evidence from a Sample of SMEs in Italy
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2008)

2005

  1. Factors Affecting University–Industry R&D Collaboration: The importance of screening and signalling
    Working Papers of BETA, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Modularity as an Entry Strategy: The invasion of new niches in the LAN equipment industry
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Product entry in a fast growing industry: the LAN switch market
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2006)

2003

  1. Firm Size and Openness: the Driving Forces of University-Industry Collaboration
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Rapid Technical Change and the Speed of Lock-in: Standard Battles in the Local Area Network Industry in the 1990s
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads
  3. Technological disequilibrium: measuring technical change in fast growing industries: the case of local area network equipement
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads

2000

  1. Determinants of Innovation and Competition of Component System Technologies in the Local Area Network Industry
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads

1999

  1. Twinning Networks: Co-Evolution and Competition of System Component Technologies in the Local Area Network Industry
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Obituary: Steven Klepper
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2013, 23, (3), 503-505 Downloads
  2. Reassessing patent propensity: Evidence from a dataset of R&D awards, 1977–2004
    Research Policy, 2013, 42, (10), 1780-1792 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. The magnitude of innovation by demand in a sectoral system: The role of industrial users in semiconductors
    Research Policy, 2013, 42, (1), 1-14 Downloads

2012

  1. Schumpeterian patterns of innovation and the sources of breakthrough inventions: evidence from a data-set of R&D awards
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2012, 22, (4), 785-810 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Entry and innovation: an analysis of the fabless semiconductor business
    Small Business Economics, 2011, 37, (1), 87-106 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Formal and informal external linkages and firms’ innovative strategies. A cross-country comparison
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2011, 21, (1), 91-119 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Technological disequilibrium. Price indexes in hubs for Local Area Networks
    Telecommunications Policy, 2011, 35, (1), 64-73 Downloads
  4. The impact of academic patenting on university research and its transfer
    Research Policy, 2011, 40, (1), 55-68 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Demand as a source of entry and the survival of new semiconductor firms
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2010, 19, (5), 1629-1654 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Pre-entry experience, post-entry learning and firm survival: Evidence from the local area networking switch industry
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 2010, 21, (1), 41-49 Downloads

2009

  1. Introduction to the Journal of Evolutionary Economics special issue: the product characteristics approach to innovation studies
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2009, 19, (4), 463-469 Downloads
  2. Mapping technological trajectories as patent citation networks. An application to data communication standards
    Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2009, 18, (4), 311-336 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Product Innovation and Survival in a High-Tech Industry
    Review of Industrial Organization, 2009, 34, (4), 287-306 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. ‘Chariots of fire’: the evolution of tank technology, 1915–1945
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2009, 19, (4), 545-566 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Competing technologies and market dominance: standard "battles" in the Local Area Networking industry
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2008, 17, (6), 1205-1238 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Determinants of Adoption of Standards for Local Area Networks: Empirical Evidence from a Sample of Firms in Italy
    L'industria, 2008, (1), 15-36 Downloads
  3. Expectations, network effects and timing of technology adoption: some empirical evidence from a sample of SMEs in Italy
    Small Business Economics, 2008, 31, (4), 425-441 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Incentives and uncertainty: an empirical analysis of the impact of demand on innovation
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2008, 32, (6), 927-946 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. Objectives, obstacles and drivers of ICT adoption: What do IT managers perceive?
    Information Economics and Policy, 2008, 20, (3), 229-242 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Innovation et sélection des firmes. L'industrie des équipements en réseaux locaux
    Revue de l'OFCE, 2007, 100, (1), 121-142 Downloads
  2. What drives the emergence of entrepreneurial academics? A study on collaborative research partnerships in the UK
    Research Evaluation, 2007, 16, (4), 257-270 Downloads View citations (6)

2006

  1. Factors affecting university-industry R&D projects: The importance of searching, screening and signalling
    Research Policy, 2006, 35, (2), 309-323 Downloads View citations (55)
  2. Product entry in a fast growing industry: the LAN switch market
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2006, 16, (1), 45-64 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
 
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