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Working Papers

2018

  1. AI and Jobs: the role of demand
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

2017

  1. Diffusing New Technology without Dissipating Rents: Some Historical Case Studies of Knwoledge Sharing
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Corporate Change (2019)

2011

  1. A Generation of Software Patents
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Knowledge Sharing among Inventors: Some Historical Perspectives
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (33)
  4. Was Mechanization De-Skilling? The Origins of Task-Biased Technical Change
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Communicating Technical Knowledge
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Research on Innovation (2010) Downloads

2009

  1. Evaluating the Economic Performance of Property Systems
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Law & Economics (2009)
  2. Imperfect Property Rights
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads
  3. More Machines, Better Machines...Or Better Workers?
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Of Patents and Property
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Accounting for Productivity Growth When Technical Change is Biased
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do Patents Perform Like Property?
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (18)

2007

  1. The Private Costs of Patent Litigation
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. A Comment on “Do Patents Facilitate Financing in the Software Industry?”
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Estimates of Firms' Patent Rents from Firm Market Value
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Sequential Innovation, Patents, and Imitation
    Economics Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2009)
  4. Sequential Innovation, Patents, and Innovation
    NajEcon Working Paper Reviews, www.najecon.org Downloads View citations (9)
  5. The Value of U.S. Patents by Owner and Patent Characteristics
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2008)

2005

  1. Patent Litigation with Endogenous Disputes
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)
  2. The Patent Litigation Explosion
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (31)

2004

  1. An Empirical Look at Software Patents
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (2004) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2007)
  2. Patent Thickets: Strategic Patenting of Complex Technologies
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads View citations (18)
  3. Where Have All the Great Inventors Gone?
    Working Papers, Research on Innovation Downloads

1997

  1. Productivity Adjustments and Learning-by-Doing as Human Capital
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (7)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Firm-Level Automation: Evidence from the Netherlands
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2020, 110, 389-93 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Industry Concentration and Information Technology
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2020, 63, (3), 531 - 555 Downloads

2019

  1. Automation and jobs: when technology boosts employment*
    Economic Policy, 2019, 34, (100), 589-626 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Diffusing new technology without dissipating rents: some historical case studies of knowledge sharing
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2019, 28, (2), 365-388 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Toward understanding the impact of artificial intelligence on labor
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019, 116, (14), 6531-6539 Downloads View citations (12)

2018

  1. Trends in private patent costs and rents for publicly-traded United States firms
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2018, 56, (C), 53-69 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Industry and Revolution: Social and Economic Change in the Orizaba Valley, Mexico. By Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2013. Pp. 351. $49.95, hardcover
    The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74, (2), 642-644 Downloads

2012

  1. More Machines, Better Machines…or Better Workers?
    The Journal of Economic History, 2012, 72, (1), 44-74 Downloads View citations (8)

2009

  1. Estimates of patent rents from firm market value
    Research Policy, 2009, 38, (10), 1604-1616 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Evaluating the Economic Performance of Property Systems
    Review of Law & Economics, 2009, 5, (3), 1037-1061 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Sequential innovation, patents, and imitation
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2009, 40, (4), 611-635 Downloads View citations (193)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. The value of U.S. patents by owner and patent characteristics
    Research Policy, 2008, 37, (5), 932-945 Downloads View citations (139)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. An Empirical Look at Software Patents
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2007, 16, (1), 157-189 Downloads View citations (127)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Patent Litigation with Endogenous Disputes
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 77-81 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Patents and the diffusion of technical information
    Economics Letters, 2005, 86, (1), 121-128 Downloads View citations (32)

2004

  1. Holdup and licensing of cumulative innovations with private information
    Economics Letters, 2004, 82, (3), 321-326 Downloads View citations (38)
  2. The software patent experiment
    Business Review, 2004, (Q3), 22-32 Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. IT Adoption Costs and Productivity: A Reply to Diego Comin
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2003, 6, (1), 252-262 Downloads
  2. Technology and Learning by Factory Workers: The Stretch-Out at Lowell, 1842
    The Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, (1), 33-64 Downloads View citations (17)

2002

  1. Technology Adoption Costs and Productivity Growth: The Transition to Information Technology
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2002, 5, (2), 443-469 Downloads View citations (36)

Chapters

2018

  1. Artificial Intelligence and Jobs: The Role of Demand
    A chapter in The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: An Agenda, 2018, pp 291-307 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Introduction to Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk
    A chapter in Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk, 2008 Downloads View citations (152)
 
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