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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Does Science Advance One Funeral at a Time?

Pierre Azoulay, Christian Fons-Rosen, Joshua S. Graff Zivin

NBER Working Paper No. 21788
Issued in December 2015, Revised in October 2016

---- Acknowledgements ----

Address all correspondence to pazoulay@mit.edu. Azoulay and Graff Zivin acknowledge the financial support of the National Science Foundation through its SciSIP Program (Award SBE-1460344). Fons-Rosen acknowledges financial support by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (ECO2014-55555-P). Mikka Rokkanen provided additional research assistance. The project would not have been possible without Andrew Stellman's extraordinary programming skills (www.stellman-greene.com). We thank Heidi Williams, Xavier Jaravel, Sameer Srivastava, Scott Stern, Bruce Weinberg, and seminar audiences at the NBER, UC Berkeley, National University of Singapore, and Stanford University for useful discussions. The usual disclaimer applies. 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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