NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Twins or Strangers? Differences and Similarities between Industrial and Academic Science

Henry Sauermann, Paula E. Stephan

NBER Working Paper No. 16113
Issued in June 2010

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We thank participants in seminars and workshops at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard Business School, and the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Turin, Italy) for their feedback. We thank especially Wes Cohen, Paul David, Lee Fleming, Chiara Franzoni, Richard Freeman, Aldo Geuna, Kostas Grigoriou, Jerry Thursby, Marie Thursby, and John Walsh. Henry Sauermann thanks the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for their financial support. We thank the National Science Foundation for providing the restricted-use SESTAT data employed in our empirical analysis. However, “the use of NSF data does not imply NSF endorsement of the research methods or conclusions contained in this report.” The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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