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Homepage:http://www.columbia.edu/cu/sipa/RESEARCH/bios/rrn2.html
Workplace:School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2007

  1. Preface to the Japanese Translation of An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Public Policies and Changing Boundaries of Firms in a "History Friendly" Model of the Co-evolution of the Computer and Semiconductor Industries
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2008)
  3. What Makes an Economy Productive and Progressive? What Are the Needed Institutions?
    Staff Papers, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy (2006) Downloads

2006

  1. Economic Development from the Perspective of Evolutionary Economic Theory
    The Other Canon Foundation and Tallinn University of Technology Working Papers in Technology Governance and Economic Dynamics, TUT Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Development Studies (2008)
  2. Institutions and Policies Shaping Industrial Development: An Introductory Note
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (18)
  3. Reflections on "The Simple Economics of Basic Research": Looking Back and Looking Forwards
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads
  4. The Roles of Research at Universities and Public Labs in Economic Catch-up
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (10)
  5. Vertical Integration and Dis-integration of Computer Firms: A History Friendly Model of the Co-evolution of the Computer and Semiconductor Industries
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Papers on Economics and Evolution, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography (2006) View citations (2)

2005

  1. Bounded Rationality, Cognitive Maps, and Trial and Error Learning
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2008)
  2. Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Innovation and New Technology (2007)

2004

  1. Evolutionary Theories of Cultural Change: An Empirical Perspective
    Papers on Economics and Evolution, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography View citations (1)

2003

  1. Demand, innovation and the dynamics of market structure: the role of experimental users and diverse preferences
    KITeS Working Papers, KITeS, Centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2007)
  2. On the Complexities and Limits of Market Organization
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (2)
  3. On the Uneven Evolution of Human Know-How
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2003)
  4. Physical and Social Technologies, and Their Evolution
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads
  5. Protecting Their Intellectual Assets: Appropriability Conditions and Why U.S. Manufacturing Firms Patent (Or Not)
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (456)
  6. The Market Economy, and the Scientific Commons
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2004)

1998

  1. The Asian miracle and modern growth theory
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1999)

1993

  1. On the Sources and Significance of Interindustry Differences in Technological Opportunities
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (1995)

1992

  1. Factors Behind Cross-Industry Differences in Technical Progress
    Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics (1997)

1988

  1. Appropriating the Returns from Industrial R&D
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (182)

1965

  1. Investment in Humans, Technological Diffusion and Economic Growth
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (239)

Journal Articles

2008

  1. Bounded rationality, cognitive maps, and trial and error learning
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 67, (1), 78-89 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Economic Development from the Perspective of Evolutionary Economic Theory
    Oxford Development Studies, 2008, 36, (1), 9-21 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Factors affecting the power of technological paradigms
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2008, 17, (3), 485-497 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Progress in Know-How: Its Origins and Limits
    Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, 2008, 3, (1), 101-117 Downloads
  5. Public policies and changing boundaries of firms in a "history-friendly" model of the co-evolution of the computer and semiconductor industries
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 67, (2), 355-380 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  6. Thomas K. McCraw (ed): Profit of innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and creative destruction
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2008, 18, (1), 105-109 Downloads
  7. What enables rapid economic progress: What are the needed institutions
    Research Policy, 2008, 37, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (26)

2007

  1. Comment on: Dismantling Lamarckism: why descriptions of socio-economic evolution as Lamarckian are misleading, by Hodgson and Knudsen
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2007, 17, (3), 349-352 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Demand, innovation, and the dynamics of market structure: The role of experimental users and diverse preferences
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2007, 17, (4), 371-399 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations
    Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2007, 16, (5), 307-322 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  4. On the Role of Randomized Clinical Trials in Medicine
    Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2007, 16, (5), 357-370 Downloads
  5. Public research institutions and economic catch-up
    Research Policy, 2007, 36, (10), 1512-1528 Downloads View citations (28)
  6. Randomized Trials of Education and Medical Practices: Strengths and Limitations
    Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2007, 16, (5), 303-306 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Commentary on Sidney Winter's "Toward a neo-Schumpeterian theory of the firm"
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2006, 15, (1), 145-149
  2. Evolutionary social science and universal Darwinism
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2006, 16, (5), 491-510 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Reflections of David Teece's "Profiting from technological innovation..."
    Research Policy, 2006, 35, (8), 1107-1109 Downloads
  4. Reflections on "The Simple Economics of Basic Scientific Research": looking back and looking forward
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2006, 15, (6), 903-917 View citations (5)

2005

  1. Applying organizational routines in understanding organizational change
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2005, 14, (5), 775-791 View citations (16)
  2. Argument, methodology, and fashion: reactions to a paper by Arora and Merges
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2005, 14, (6), 1235-1236

2004

  1. The challenge of building an effective innovation system for catch-up
    Oxford Development Studies, 2004, 32, (3), 365-374 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The market economy, and the scientific commons
    Research Policy, 2004, 33, (3), 455-471 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. What do we know about innovation?
    Research Policy, 2004, 33, (9), 1253-1258 Downloads
  4. Why and how innovations get adopted: a tale of four models
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2004, 13, (5), 679-699 View citations (12)

2003

  1. Obituary for Keith Pavitt: 13th January 1937 - 20th December 2002
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (8), iii-iii Downloads
  2. Obituary: 13th January 1937 - 20th December 2002
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (9), iii-iii Downloads
    Also in Research Policy, 2003, 32, (10), iii-iii (2003) Downloads
  3. Obituary; Keith Pavitt
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (7), iii-iii Downloads
    Also in Research Policy, 2003, 32, (3), iii-iii (2003) Downloads
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (6), iii-iii (2003) Downloads
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (2), iii-iii (2003) Downloads
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (5), iii-iii (2003) Downloads
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (4), iii-iii (2003) Downloads
  4. On the uneven evolution of human know-how
    Research Policy, 2003, 32, (6), 909-922 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: Carlota Perez, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2002, 224 pp., Hardcover, ISBN: 1840649224
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2003, 32, (4), 467-469 Downloads

2002

  1. Erratum to "On the nature and evolution of human know-how" [Research Policy 31 (2002) 719-733]
    Research Policy, 2002, 31, (8-9), 1510-1510 Downloads
  2. Erratum to "Technology, institutions, and innovation systems" [Research Policy 31 (2002) 265-272]
    Research Policy, 2002, 31, (8-9), 1509-1509 Downloads
  3. Evolutionary Theorizing in Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (2), 23-46 Downloads View citations (81)
  4. On the nature and evolution of human know-how
    Research Policy, 2002, 31, (5), 719-733 Downloads View citations (11)
  5. R&D spillovers, patents and the incentives to innovate in Japan and the United States
    Research Policy, 2002, 31, (8-9), 1349-1367 Downloads View citations (16)
  6. Technology, institutions, and innovation systems
    Research Policy, 2002, 31, (2), 265-272 Downloads View citations (17)
  7. The problem of market bias in modern capitalist economies
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2002, 11, (2), 207-244 View citations (7)
  8. special issue: Bringing institutions into evolutionary growth theory
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2002, 12, (1), 17-28 Downloads View citations (10)

2001

  1. Competition and industrial policies in a 'history friendly' model of the evolution of the computer industry
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2001, 19, (5), 635-664 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. History-Friendly Models: an Overview of the Case of the Computer Industry
    Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 2001, 4, (3), 6 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Las instituciones como factor que regula el desempeño económico
    Revista de Economía Institucional, 2001, 3, (5), 17-51 Downloads
  4. Making sense of institutions as a factor shaping economic performance
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2001, 44, (1), 31-54 Downloads View citations (99)
  5. Observations on the Post-Bayh-Dole Rise of Patenting at American Universities
    The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2001, 26, (1-2), 13-19 Downloads View citations (36)
  6. The growth of patenting and licensing by U.S. universities: an assessment of the effects of the Bayh-Dole act of 1980
    Research Policy, 2001, 30, (1), 99-119 Downloads View citations (70)

1999

  1. The Asian Miracle and Modern Growth Theory
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (457), 416-36 Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1998

  1. The Agenda for Growth Theory: A Different Point of View
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1998, 22, (4), 497-520 View citations (32)
  2. The benefits and costs of strong patent protection: a contribution to the current debate
    Research Policy, 1998, 27, (3), 273-284 Downloads View citations (90)

1997

  1. Bicycles, bakelites and bulbs: Toward a theory of sociotechnical change: Wiebe Bijker, (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1995). [UK pound]26.50, 290 + pp., ISBN 0 262 02376 8
    Research Policy, 1997, 26, (1), 138-139 Downloads
  2. Factors behind cross-industry differences in technical progress
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 1997, 8, (2), 205-220 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1996

  1. Knowledge and frontiers: Wendy Faulkner and Jacqueline Senker, (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1995) 265 pp., Price [UK pound]30, ISBN 0 19 828833 6
    Research Policy, 1996, 25, (4), 665-666 Downloads
  2. The Evolution of Comparative or Competitive Advantage: A Preliminary Report on a Study
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 1996, 5, (2), 597-617 View citations (3)

1995

  1. On the sources and significance of interindustry differences in technological opportunities
    Research Policy, 1995, 24, (2), 185-205 Downloads View citations (185)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Recent Evolutionary Theorizing about Economic Change
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (1), 48-90 Downloads View citations (211)

1994

  1. American universities and technical advance in industry
    Research Policy, 1994, 23, (3), 323-348 Downloads View citations (167)
  2. An Introduction to Evolutionary Theories in Economics
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 1994, 4, (3), 153-72 View citations (83)
  3. Introduction: In honor of Nathan Rosenberg
    Research Policy, 1994, 23, (5), iii-v Downloads
  4. On limiting or encouraging rivalry in technical progress: The effect of patent scope decisions
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1994, 25, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (54)

1993

  1. In search of useful theory of innovation
    Research Policy, 1993, 22, (2), 108-108 Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Research Policy, 1977, 6, (1), 36-76 (1977) Downloads View citations (167)

1992

  1. The Rise and Fall of American Technological Leadership: The Postwar Era in Historical Perspective
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1992, 30, (4), 1931-64 Downloads View citations (49)

1991

  1. Diffusion of Development: Post-World War II Convergence among Advanced Industrial Nations
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 271-75 Downloads View citations (1)

1990

  1. Capitalism as an engine of progress
    Research Policy, 1990, 19, (3), 193-214 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Introduction
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 1990, 1, (2), 203-206 Downloads
  3. U.S. technological leadership: Where did it come from and where did it go?
    Research Policy, 1990, 19, (2), 117-132 Downloads View citations (8)

1989

  1. Industry growth accounts and production functions when techniques are idiosyncratic
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1989, 11, (3), 323-341 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Technology and global industry: Companies and nations in the world economy: Bruce R. Guile and Harvey Brooks (Eds.), (National Academy Press, Washington, D.C, 1987)
    Research Policy, 1989, 18, (2), 114-115 Downloads View citations (1)

1988

  1. How institutions think: Mary Douglas, (Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, 1986) pp. xi + 139, $10.95 paper
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1988, 10, (1), 133-136 Downloads
  2. Modelling the Connections in the Cross Section between Technical Progress and R&D Intensity
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1988, 19, (3), 478-485 Downloads View citations (9)

1987

  1. Appropriating the Returns from Industrial Research and Development
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1987, 18, (3), 783-832 Downloads View citations (453)

1986

  1. Explaining technical change: Jon Elster, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1983) 273 pp., $39.50 (hardcover), $12.95 (paperback)
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1986, 7, (3), 336-339 Downloads
  2. Institutions Supporting Technical Advance in Industry
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (2), 186-89 Downloads View citations (40)

1984

  1. Incentives for entrepreneurship and supporting institutions
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 1984, 120, (4), 646-661 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Production and innovation when techniques are tacit: The case of education
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1984, 5, (3-4), 353-373 Downloads View citations (9)

1982

  1. The Role of Knowledge in R&D Efficiency
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1982, 97, (3), 453-70 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. The Schumpeterian Tradeoff Revisited
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (1), 114-32 View citations (18)

1981

  1. Assessing Private Enterprise: An Exegesis of Tangled Doctrine
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1981, 12, (1), 93-111 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Research on Productivity Growth and Productivity Differences: Dead Ends and New Departures
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1981, 19, (3), 1029-64 Downloads View citations (87)

1980

  1. Firm and Industry Response to Changed Market Conditions: An Evolutionary Approach
    Economic Inquiry, 1980, 18, (2), 179-202 View citations (4)
  2. Production Sets, Technological Knowledge, and R & D: Fragile and Overworked Constructs for Analysis of Productivity Growth?
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 62-67 Downloads View citations (4)

1978

  1. Forces Generating and Limiting Concentration under Schumpeterian Competition
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1978, 9, (2), 524-548 Downloads View citations (12)

1977

  1. Simulation of Schumpeterian Competition
    American Economic Review, 1977, 67, (1), 271-76 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Technological change and factor mix over the product cycle: A model of dynamic comparative advantage
    Journal of Development Economics, 1977, 4, (1), 3-24 Downloads View citations (2)

1976

  1. Goldschmid, Mann, and Weston's Industrial Concentration: The New Learning
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1976, 7, (2), 729-732 Downloads
  2. Political Economy: Some Uses of the Exit-Voice Approach: Discussion
    American Economic Review, 1976, 66, (2), 389-91
  3. Technical Change in an Evolutionary Model
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1976, 90, (1), 90-118 Downloads View citations (8)

1975

  1. "An Evaluation of Consumer Protection Legislation: The 1962 Drug Amendments": A Comment
    Journal of Political Economy, 1975, 83, (3), 655-61 Downloads
  2. Factor Price Changes and Factor Substitution in an Evolutionary Model
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1975, 6, (2), 466-486 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Growth Theory from an Evolutionary Perspective: The Differential Productivity Puzzle
    American Economic Review, 1975, 65, (2), 338-44 View citations (4)

1974

  1. Less Developed Countries-Technology Transfer and Adaptation: The Role of the Indigenous Science Community
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1974, 23, (1), 61-77 View citations (1)
  2. Neoclassical vs. Evolutionary Theories of Economic Growth: Critique and Prospectus
    Economic Journal, 1974, 84, (336), 886-905 Downloads View citations (39)

1973

  1. Recent Exercises in Growth Accounting: New Understanding or Dead End?
    American Economic Review, 1973, 63, (3), 462-68 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Economic Capabilities
    American Economic Review, 1973, 63, (2), 440-49 Downloads View citations (23)

1970

  1. New Dimensions in Natural Resources: Discussion
    American Economic Review, 1970, 60, (2), 127-28 Downloads
  2. The Effective Exchange Rate: Employment and Growth in a Foreign Exchange-Constrained Economy
    Journal of Political Economy, 1970, 78, (3), 546-64 Downloads

1959

  1. The Economics of Invention: A Survey of the Literature
    The Journal of Business, 1959, 32, 101 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. The Simple Economics of Basic Scientific Research
    Journal of Political Economy, 1959, 67, 297 Downloads View citations (284)

1957

  1. Increased Rents from Increased Costs: A Paradox of Value Theory
    Journal of Political Economy, 1957, 65, 387 Downloads View citations (3)

Chapters

2011

  1. Some Features of Research by Economists on Technological Change Foreshadowed by The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity
    A chapter in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited, 2011, pp 35-41 Downloads

1972

  1. Issues and Suggestions for the Study of Industrial Organization in a Regime of Rapid Technical Change
    A chapter in Economic Research: Retrospect and Prospect Vol 3: Policy Issues and Research Opportunities in Industrial Organization, 1972, pp 34-58 Downloads

1967

  1. Aggregative Production Functions and Economic Growth Policy
    A chapter in The Theory and Empirical Analysis of Production, 1967, pp 479-499 Downloads

1962

  1. Introduction to "The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity: Economic and Social Factors"
    A chapter in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity: Economic and Social Factors, 1962, pp 1-16 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The Link Between Science and Invention: The Case of the Transistor
    A chapter in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity: Economic and Social Factors, 1962, pp 549-584 Downloads View citations (13)
 
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