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Postal address:Alessandro Nuvolari Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies Piazza Martiri della Libertà 56127- Pisa ITALY
Workplace:Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Sant'Anna Higher School), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Technical progress and structural change: a long-term view
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) Downloads
    Also in LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy (2019) Downloads

2018

  1. Human Capital Formation during the First Industrial Revolution: Evidence from the Use of Steam Engines
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2016) Downloads View citations (6)

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)
  2. The Origins of the Italian Regional Divide: Evidence from Real Wages, 1861-1913
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena (2017) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2019)

2016

  1. Institutions Are neither Autistic Maximizers nor Flocks of Birds: Self-organization, Power, and Learning in Human Organizations
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads
  2. Rethinking Age-Heaping. A Cautionary Tale from Nineteenth Century Italy
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2016) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Technical Change, Non-Tariff Barriers, and the Development of the Italian Locomotive Industry,1850-1913
    Quaderni di storia economica (Economic History Working Papers), Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area Downloads
    Also in LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2015)
  4. What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Historical Evidence from Italy (XIX-XX Centuries)
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. The geography of innovation in Italy, 1861-1913: evidence from patent data
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic History Society (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in European Review of Economic History (2017)
  2. The geography of inventive activities during the British industrial revolution, 1620–1850
    Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers), HAL

2014

  1. Technical Change, Non-Tariff Trade Barriers and the Development of the Italian Locomotives Industry, 1850-1913
    CEIS Research Paper, Tor Vergata University, CEIS Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Independent invention in Italy during the Liberal Age, 1861-1913
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2015)
  2. Intellectual Property Protection in Plant Varieties. A New Worldwide Index (1961-2011)
    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 Research Policy (2015)
  3. Reassessing patent propensity: evidence from a data-set of R&D awards 1977-2004
    Working Papers Department of Economics, ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, Universidade de Lisboa Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2013)

2012

  1. Inventors, Patents and Inventive Activities in the English Brewing Industry, 1634-1850
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Business History Review (2013)
  2. 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 - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, Universidade de Lisboa Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2012)
  3. The Ghost in the Attic? The Italian National Innovation System in Historical Perspective, 1861-2011
    Department of Economics University of Siena, Department of Economics, University of Siena Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Enterprise & Society (2015)
  4. Traditional versus heterodox motives for academic patenting: evidence from the netherlands
    Grenoble Ecole de Management (Post-Print), HAL Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Industry and Innovation (2012)

2011

  1. Economic Growth in England, 1250-1850: Some New Estimates Using a Demand Side Approach
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Rivista di storia economica (2013)
  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 Early Diffusion of the Steam Engine in Britain, 1700-1800. A Reappraisal
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History (2011)

2010

  1. Patents and Industrialization: An Historical Overview of the British Case, 1624-1907 w
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads

2009

  1. Bennet Woodcroft and the Value of English Patents, 1617-1841
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2011)
  2. Mr Woodcroft and the value of English patents of invention, 1617-1852
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads
  3. 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 (2)

2008

  1. Habakkuk revisited: A history friendly model of "American and British technology in the nineteenth century"
    Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Mapping Technological Trajectories as Patent Citation Networks. An application to Data Communication Standards
    SPRU Working Paper Series, SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex Business School Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Innovation and New Technology (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 (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (2006)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2009)
  2. Inventive Activities, Patents and Early Industrialization. A Synthesis of Research Issues
    DRUID Working Papers, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Rivista di storia economica (2016)

2005

  1. 'Unravelling the Duty': Lean�s Engine Reporter and Cornish Steam Engineering
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies
  2. ‘The ingenious crowd': a critical prosopography of British Inventors, 1650-1850
    Working Papers, Economic History Society Downloads

2004

  1. Collective invention during the British Industrial Revolution: the case of the Cornish pumping engine
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies View citations (64)
    Also in Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (2001) View citations (3)
    DRUID Working Papers, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies (2001) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in Cambridge Journal of Economics (2004)
  2. Technological Revolutions and Economic Growth: The “Age of Steam” Reconsidered
    LEM Papers Series, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Open source software development: some historical perspectives
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies View citations (9)
  2. Technological Revolutions and Economic Growth:The �Age of Steam� Reconsidered
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies
  3. The Diffusion of the Steam Engine in Eighteenth-Century Britain
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies
    See also Chapter (2006)
  4. The Early Development of the Steam Engine: An Evolutionary Interpretation using Complexity Theory
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Corporate Change (2004)

2002

  1. Entropy Statistics as a Framework to Analyse Technological Evolution
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2004)

2000

  1. The 'machine breakers' and the industrial revolution
    Working Papers, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Diffusing new technology without dissipating rents: some historical case studies of knowledge sharing
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2019, 28, (2), 365-388 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Only one way to skin a cat? Heterogeneity and equifinality in European national innovation systems
    Research Policy, 2019, 48, (4), 905-922 Downloads
  3. Patenting the Risorgimento: Economic Integration and the Formation of the Italian Patent System (1855–1872)
    Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook, 2019, 60, (1), 93-122 Downloads
  4. Profiting from innovation: Evidence from a survey of Queen's Awards winners
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 2019, 49, (C), 155-169 Downloads
  5. Searching for the origins of Italy's economic decline
    L'industria, 2019, (2), 197-222 Downloads
  6. The Origins of the Italian Regional Divide: Evidence from Real Wages, 1861–1913
    The Journal of Economic History, 2019, 79, (01), 63-98 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. Innovation and technological diffusion: An economic history of early steam engines
    Business History, 2018, 60, (6), 930-931 Downloads
  2. The Age of Machinery: Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770–1850. By Gillian Cookson. Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2018. ix + 324 pp. Maps, illustrations, figures, tables, bibliography, appendix, notes, index. Paper, $25.95. ISBN: 978-1-78327-276-1
    Business History Review, 2018, 92, (04), 782-784 Downloads

2017

  1. The geography of innovation in Italy, 1861–1913: evidence from patent data
    European Review of Economic History, 2017, 21, (3), 326-356 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Douglass C. North (1920–2015)
    History of Economic Ideas, 2016, 24, (1), 9-14 Downloads
  2. Inventive Activities, Patents and Early Industrialisation: A Synthesis of Research Issues
    Rivista di storia economica, 2016, (1), 77-108 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Looking Backward, Moving Forward
    Rivista di storia economica, 2016, (1), 3-16 Downloads

2015

  1. Editor's Choice Institutional change and productivity growth in China’s manufacturing: the microeconomics of knowledge accumulation and "creative restructuring"
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2015, 24, (3), 565-602 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Independent invention in Italy during the Liberal Age, 1861–1913
    Economic History Review, 2015, 68, (3), 858-886 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Intellectual property protection in plant varieties: A worldwide index (1961–2011)
    Research Policy, 2015, 44, (4), 951-964 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  4. Technical Change, Non-Tariff Barriers, and the Development of the Italian Locomotive Industry, 1850–1913
    The Journal of Economic History, 2015, 75, (03), 860-888 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  5. The Ghost in the Attic? The Italian National Innovation System in Historical Perspective, 1861–2011
    Enterprise & Society, 2015, 16, (02), 270-290 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2014

  1. Aashish Velkar, Markets and measurements in nineteenth-century Britain ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pp. xv + 362. 14 figs. 13 tabs. ISBN 9781107023338 Hbk. £60)
    Economic History Review, 2014, 67, (1), 302-304 Downloads

2013

  1. Economic Growth in England, 1250-1850: Some New Estimates Using a Demand Side Approach
    Rivista di storia economica, 2013, (1), 31-54 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Innovation Without Patents. An Introduction
    Revue économique, 2013, 64, (1), 5-8 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Inventors, Patents, and Inventive Activities in the English Brewing Industry, 1634–1850
    Business History Review, 2013, 87, (01), 95-120 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Reassessing patent propensity: Evidence from a dataset of R&D awards, 1977–2004
    Research Policy, 2013, 42, (10), 1780-1792 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

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 View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Traditional Versus Heterodox Motives for Academic Patenting: Evidence from the Netherlands
    Industry and Innovation, 2012, 19, (8), 671-695 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. An empirical study on the determinants of essential patent claims in compatibility standards
    Research Policy, 2011, 40, (7), 1001-1015 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Bennet Woodcroft and the value of English patents, 1617-1841
    Explorations in Economic History, 2011, 48, (1), 97-115 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. The early diffusion of the steam engine in Britain, 1700–1800: a reappraisal
    Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2011, 5, (3), 291-321 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Intellectual property rights and the life science industries: past, present and future – By Graham Dutfield
    Economic History Review, 2010, 63, (4), 1206-1207 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 View citations (2)
  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 (50)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Technical choice, innovation, and British steam engineering, 1800–501
    Economic History Review, 2009, 62, (3), 685-710 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The rise and decline of Dutch technological leadership: technology, economy and culture in the Netherlands, 1350–1800 – By Karel Davids
    Economic History Review, 2009, 62, (4), 1026-1028 Downloads
  5. ‘Chariots of fire’: the evolution of tank technology, 1915–1945
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2009, 19, (4), 545-566 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  6. ‘Glorious Times’: The Emergence of Mechanical Engineering in Early Industrial Britain, c. 1700-1850
    Brussels Economic Review, 2009, 52, (3/4), 215-237 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. A Culture of Improvement: Technology and the Western Millennium - By Robert Friedel
    Review of Policy Research, 2008, 25, (6), 582-584 Downloads

2006

  1. The Making of Steam Power Technology: A Study of Technical Change during the British Industrial Revolution
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (02), 472-476 Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Collective invention during the British Industrial Revolution: the case of the Cornish pumping engine
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2004, 28, (3), 347-363 Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. The early development of the steam engine: an evolutionary interpretation using complexity theory
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2004, 13, (2), 419-450 View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

Chapters

2006

  1. The diffusion of the steam engine in eighteenth-century Britain
    Chapter 8 in Applied Evolutionary Economics and the Knowledge-based Economy, 2006 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Entropy statistics as a framework to analyse technological evolution
    Chapter 5 in Applied Evolutionary Economics and Complex Systems, 2004 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
 
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