NBER Working Papers by Marie C. Thursby

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June 2013Patents as Signals for Startup Financing
with Annamaria Conti, Jerry Thursby: w19191

Published: Patents as Signals for Startup Financing† Annamaria Conti1, Jerry Thursby1 andMarie Thursby2 The Journal of Industrial Economics Special Issue: SYMPOSIUM ON PATENTS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION. Edited by Mark Schankerman Volume 61, Issue 3, pages 592–622, September 2013 citation courtesy of

April 2012University Entrepreneurship and Professor Privilege
with Erika Farnstrand Damsgaard: w17980

Published: Erika Färnstrand Damsgaard & Marie C. Thursby, 2013. "University entrepreneurship and professor privilege," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 22(1), pages 183-218, February. citation courtesy of

May 2011Show Me the Right Stuff: Signals for High Tech Startups
with Annamaria Conti, Frank Rothaermel: w17050

Published: “Show Me the Right Stuff: High Tech Startu p Signals,” (Annamaria Conti, Marie Thursby, and Frank Rothaermel), Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 22, Summer 2013, 341-364. citation courtesy of

February 2010University-Industry Spillovers, Government Funding, and Industrial Consulting
with Richard Jensen, Jerry Thursby: w15732
September 2009Specific and General Information Sharing Among Academic Scientists
with Carolin Haeussler, Lin Jiang, Jerry Thursby: w15315

Published: “General and Specific Information Sharing Among Academic Scientists,” (with Carolin Hauessler, Lin Jiang and Jerry Thursby), Research Policy, October 2013.

August 2008Inventor Moral Hazard in University Licensing: The Role of Contracts
with Emmanuel Dechenaux, Jerry Thursby: w14226

Published: Dechenaux, Emmanuel & Thursby, Jerry & Thursby, Marie, 2011. "Inventor moral hazard in university licensing: The role of contracts," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 94-104, February. citation courtesy of

July 2007US Faculty Patenting: Inside and Outside the University
with Jerry Thursby, Anne Fuller: w13256

Published: Thursby, Jerry & Fuller, Anne W. & Thursby, Marie, 2009. "US faculty patenting: Inside and outside the university," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 14-25, February. citation courtesy of

August 2005Are There Real Effects of Licensing on Academic Research? A Life Cycle View
with Jerry Thursby, Swasti Gupta-Mukherjee: w11497


February 2005Shirking, Sharing Risk, and Shelving: The Role of University License Contracts
with Jerry Thursby, Emmanuel Dechenaux: w11128

Published: Dechenaux, Emmanuel & Thursby, Marie & Thursby, Jerry, 2009. "Shirking, sharing risk and shelving: The role of university license contracts," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 80-91, January. citation courtesy of

September 2004Patent Licensing and the Research University
with Richard A. Jensen: w10758
September 2003Are Faculty Critical? Their Role in University-Industry Licensing
with Jerry G. Thursby: w9991

Published: Jerry G. Thursby & Marie C. Thursby, 2004. "Are Faculty Critical? Their Role in University-Industry Licensing," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 22(2), pages 162-178, 04. citation courtesy of

May 2003Appropriability and the timing of innovation: Evidence from MIT inventions
with Emmanuel Dechenaux, Brent Goldfarb, Scott A. Shane: w9735
The Disclosure and Licensing of University Inventions
with Richard A. Jensen, Jerry G. Thursby: w9734

Published: Jensen, Richard A., Jerry G. Thursby, and Marie C. Thursby. "Disclosure and Licensing of University Inventions: 'The Best We Can Do with the S**t We Get to Work With.'" International Journal of Industrial Organization 21, 9 (November 2003): 1271-1300.

May 2000Who is Selling the Ivory Tower? Sources of Growth in University Licensing
with Jerry G. Thursby: w7718

Published: Thursby, Jerry G. and Marie C. Thursby. "Who Is Selling the Ivory Tower? Sources of Growth in University Licensing." Management Science 48, 1 Special Issue on University Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer (Jan 2002): 90-104. citation courtesy of

March 2000Can Subsidies for MARs be Procompetitive?
with Kala Krishna, Suddhasatwa Roy: w7624

Published: Canadian Journal of Economics, Volume: 34 Issue: 1 (February 2001) Pages: 212-224 citation courtesy of

August 1998Proofs and Prototypes for Sale: The Tale of University Licensing
with Richard Jensen: w6698

Published: Jensen, Richard and Marie Thursby. "Proofs And Prototypes For Sale: The Licensing Of University Inventions," American Economic Review, 2001, v91(1,Mar), 240-259.

September 1997Procompetitive Market Access
with Kala Krishna, Suddhasatwa Roy: w6184

Published: Business and Economics for the 21st Century, Vol.1 (1997): 333-342.

May 1996Implementing Market Access
with Kala Krishna, Suddhasatwa Roy: w5593

Published: Review of International Economics, Vol.6, no.4 (1998): 529-544. citation courtesy of

January 1996Whither Flat Panel Displays?
with Kala Krishna: w5415


June 1994Interstate Cigarette Bootlegging: Extent, Revenue Losses, and Effects of Government Intervention
with Jerry G. Thursby: w4763

Published: National Tax Journal (November 1999).

January 1994Structural Flexibility: A Partial Ordering
with Kala Krishna: w4615

Published: Trade, Theory, and Economics: Essays in Honor of John S. Chapman, Melvin, J.R., J.C. Moore, and R. Reizman, eds., London: Routledge, 1999, Chapter 5 (with K.Krishna).

May 1992GATT, Dispute Settlement and Cooperation
with Dan Kovenock: w4071


October 1991Patent Races, Product Standards, and International Competition
with Richard A. Jensen: w3870

Published: International Economic Review, Volume 37, #1, pp. 21-49, February 1996 citation courtesy of

May 1989Tariffs with Private Information and Reputation
with Richard A. Jensen: w2959

Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 29, pp. 43-67, (1990). citation courtesy of

June 1988Smuggling, Camouflaging, and Market Structure
with Richard A. Jensen, Jerry Thursby: w2630

Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 3, pp. 789-814, (August 1991). citation courtesy of

March 1988Optimal Policies with Strategic Distortions
with Kala Krishna: w2527

Published: Journal of International Economics Volume 31, 1991, pp. 291-308 citation courtesy of

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