R&D

10/6/2016
Mann, William

Creditor Rights and Innovation: Evidence from Patent Collateral

Patents have attracted controversy over whether they foster or hinder innovation. In his paper, William Mann is one of the few that establish a causal relationship between patents and R&D activity. The study begins by presenting empirical evidence for the pledge of patents as collateral to...Read More

7/28/14
Poblete, Joaquín and Spulber, Daniel

Managing Invention and Innovation: From Delegated R&D to Implementation

7/25/13
Poblete, Joaquín and Spulber, Daniel

Optimal Agency Contracts for Delegated R&D

Winter 2009
Bessen, James and Maskin, Eric

Sequential Innovation, Patents, and Imitation

7/20/03
Denicolò, Vincenzo and Franzoni, Luigi

The contract theory of patents

12/1/85
Katz, Michael and Shapiro, Carl

On the Licensing of Innovations