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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|January 2018||The Impact of International Patent Systems: Evidence from Accession to the European Patent Convention|
with Christian Helmers: w24207
|July 2016||Depreciation of Business R&D Capital|
with Wendy C.Y. Li: w22473
Forthcoming in the Review of Income and Wealth
|August 2015||Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thickets|
with Christian Helmers, Georg von Graevenitz: w21455
|May 2015||The Market Value of R&D in Weak Innovation Regimes: Evidence from India|
with Sunil Kanwar: w21196
Published: B.E. Journal of Applied Economic Policy 17(1).
|February 2015||An Empirical Analysis of Primary and Secondary Pharmaceutical Patents in Chile|
with María José Abud Sittler, Christian Helmers: w20995
Published: PLOS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124257
|September 2014||Appropriability Mechanisms, Innovation and Productivity: Evidence from the UK|
with Vania Sena: w20514
forthcoming in Economics of Innovation and New Technology citation courtesy of
|February 2014||Patents as Quality Signals? The Implications for Financing Constraints on R&D|
with Dirk Czarnitzki, Hanna Hottenrott: w19947
Published: Economics of Innovation and New Technology 25 (3): 197-217. citation courtesy of
|May 2013||The Importance (or not) of Patents to UK Firms|
with Christian Helmers, Mark Rogers, Vania Sena: w19089
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall & Christian Helmers & Mark Rogers & Vania Sena, 2013. "The importance (or not) of patents to UK firms," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 65(3), pages 603-629, July. citation courtesy of
|May 2012||Evidence on the Impact of R&D and ICT Investment on Innovation and Productivity in Italian Firms|
with Francesca Lotti, Jacques Mairesse: w18053
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall & Francesca Lotti & Jacques Mairesse, 2013. "Evidence on the impact of R&D and ICT investments on innovation and productivity in Italian firms," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(3), pages 300-328, April. citation courtesy of
|April 2012||The Choice between Formal and Informal Intellectual Property: A Literature Review|
with Christian Helmers, Mark Rogers, Vania Sena: w17983
The choice between formal and informal intellectual property: A review, with Christian Helmers, Mark Rogers, and Vania Sena, March 2012, revised May 2013, forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Literature. NBER Working Paper No. 17983.
|January 2012||Recent Research on the Economics of Patents|
with Dietmar Harhoff: w17773
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall & Dietmar Harhoff, 2012. "Recent Research on the Economics of Patents," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 4(1), pages 541-565, 07. citation courtesy of
|June 2011||Innovation and Productivity|
|April 2011||The Art and Science of Innovation Policy: Introduction|
in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited, Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, editors
|March 2011||Innovation and Diffusion of Clean/Green Technology: Can Patent Commons Help?|
with Christian Helmers: w16920
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H. & Helmers, Christian, 2013. "Innovation and diffusion of clean/green technology: Can patent commons help?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 66(1), pages 33-51. citation courtesy of
|September 2010||The role of patent protection in (clean/green) technology transfer|
with Christian Helmers: w16323
Published: The role of patent protection in (clean/green) technology transfer, with Christian Helmers (Oxford University), Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal 26 (2010): 487-532.
|August 2010||Measuring the Returns to R&D: The Depreciation Problem|
in Contributions in Memory of Zvi Griliches, Jacques Mairesse and Manuel Trajtenberg, editors
|March 2010||Harmonizing and Combining Large Datasets - An Application to Firm-Level Patent and Accounting Data|
with Grid Thoma, Salvatore Torrisi, Alfonso Gambardella, Dominique Guellec, Dietmar Harhoff: w15851
|December 2009||Measuring the Returns to R&D|
with Jacques Mairesse, Pierre Mohnen: w15622
Published: easuring the returns to R&D, with Jacques Mairesse and Pierre Mohnen, November 2009. Draft of chapter prepared for the Elsevier Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, B. H. Hall and N. Rosenberg (eds.), April 2010.
|September 2009||The Financing of R&D and Innovation|
with Josh Lerner: w15325
Published: Financing R&D and innovation, with Josh Lerner, draft of chapter prepared for the Elsevier Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, B. H. Hall and N. Rosenberg (eds.), April 2010, pp. 609-639.
|April 2009||Business and Financial Method Patents, Innovation, and Policy|
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall, 2009.
"Business And Financial Method Patents, Innovation, And Policy,"
Scottish Journal of Political Economy,
Scottish Economic Society, vol. 56(s1), pages 443-473, 09.
citation courtesy of
|February 2009||Financial Patenting in Europe|
with Grid Thoma, Salvatore Torrisi: w14714
Published: Hall, B. H., Thoma, G. and Torrisi, S. (2009), Financial patenting in Europe. European Management Review, 6: 45–63. doi: 10.1057/emr.2009.3
|December 2008||Innovation and Productivity in SMEs: Empirical Evidence for Italy|
with Francesca Lotti, Jacques Mairesse: w14594
Published: Bronwyn Hall & Francesca Lotti & Jacques Mairesse, 2009. "Innovation and productivity in SMEs: empirical evidence for Italy," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 33(1), pages 13-33, June. citation courtesy of
|March 2008||Evaluating the Impact of Technology Development Funds in Emerging Economies: Evidence from Latin America|
with Alessandro Maffioli: w13835
Published: Bronwyn Hall & Alessandro Maffioli, 2008. "Evaluating the impact of technology development funds in emerging economies: evidence from Latin America," European Journal of Development Research, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 20(2), pages 172-198. citation courtesy of
|October 2007||Measuring the Returns to R&D: The Depreciation Problem|
|September 2007||The market value of patents and R&D: Evidence from European firms |
with Grid Thoma, Salvatore Torrisi: w13426
Published: B. H. HALL & G. THOMA & S. TORRISI, 2007. "THE MARKET VALUE OF PATENTS AND R&D: EVIDENCE FROM EUROPEAN FIRMS.," Academy of Management Proceedings, vol 2007(1), pages 1-6.
|August 2007||Employment, Innovation, and Productivity: Evidence from Italian Microdata|
with Francesca Lotti, Jacques Mairesse: w13296
Published: Jacques Mairesse, 2008. "Employment, innovation, and productivity: evidence from Italian microdata," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 17(4), pages 813-839, August. citation courtesy of
|June 2006||Empirical Studies of Innovation in the Knowledge Driven Economy|
with Jacques Mairesse: w12320
Published: Bronwyn Hall & Jacques Mairesse, 2006. "Empirical studies of innovation in the knowledge-driven economy," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 15(4-5), pages 289-299, June. citation courtesy of
|May 2006||The Private Value of Software Patents|
with Megan MacGarvie: w12195
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H. & MacGarvie, Megan, 2010. "The private value of software patents," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 39(7), pages 994-1009, September. citation courtesy of
|November 2005||Identifying Age, Cohort and Period Effects in Scientific Research Productivity: Discussion and Illustration Using Simulated and Actual Data on French Physicists|
with Jacques Mairesse, Laure Turner: w11739
Published: Bronwyn Hall & Jacques Mairesse & Laure Turner, 2007. "Identifying Age, Cohort, And Period Effects In Scientific Research Productivity: Discussion And Illustration Using Simulated And Actual Data On French Physicists," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 159-177. citation courtesy of
|February 2005||Proprietary vs. Public Domain Licensing of Software and Research Products|
with Alfonso Gambardella: w11120
Published: Gambardella, Alfonso and Bronwyn H. Hall. "Proprietary Versus Public Domain Licensing Of Software And Research Products," Research Policy, 2006, v35(6,Jul), 875-892.
|November 2004||Uncovering GPTS with Patent Data|
with Manuel Trajtenberg: w10901
Published: Antonelli, C., D. Foray, B. H. Hall, and W. E. Steinmueller (eds.) New Frontiers in the Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Essays in Honor of Paul David. Edward Elgar, 2006.
|July 2004||Exploring the Patent Explosion|
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall, 2005. "Exploring the Patent Explosion," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 30(2_2), pages 35-48, 01. citation courtesy of
|April 2004||Does the Market Value R&D Investment by European Firms? Evidence from a Panel of Manufacturing Firms in France, Germany, and Italy|
with Raffaele Oriani: w10408
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H. & Oriani, Raffaele, 2006. "Does the market value R&D investment by European firms? Evidence from a panel of manufacturing firms in France, Germany, and Italy," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 24(5), pages 971-993, September. citation courtesy of
|February 2004||Prospects for Improving U.S. Patent Quality via Postgrant Opposition|
with Stuart Graham, Dietmar Harhoff, David C. Mowery
in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 4, Adam B. Jaffe, Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, editors
|January 2004||Innovation and Diffusion|
Published: Fagerberg, Jan, David C. Mowery, Richard R. Nelson. The Oxford handbook of innovation. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
|May 2003||Business Method Patents, Innovation, and Policy|
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall, 2009. "BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL METHOD PATENTS, INNOVATION, AND POLICY," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol 56(4), pages 443-473.
|Adoption of New Technology|
with Beethika Khan: w9730
Published: Jones, Derek C.(ed.) New Economy Handbook. Academic Press, 2003.
|Prospects for Improving U.S. Patent Quality via Post-grant Opposition|
with Stuart J.H. Graham, Dietmar Harhoff: w9731
Published: Prospects for Improving U.S. Patent Quality via Postgrant Opposition, Bronwyn H. Hall, Stuart Graham, Dietmar Harhoff, David C. Mowery. in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 4, Jaffe, Lerner, and Stern. 2004
|February 2002||Post-Issue Patent "Quality Control": A Comparative Study of US Patent Re-examinations and European Patent Oppositions|
with Stuart J. H. Graham, Dietmar Harhoff, David C. Mowery: w8807
|The Financing of Research and Development|
Published: Bronwyn H. Hall, 2002. "The Financing of Research and Development," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 18(1), pages 35-51, Spring. citation courtesy of
|October 2001||The NBER Patent Citation Data File: Lessons, Insights and Methodological Tools|
with Adam B. Jaffe, Manuel Trajtenberg: w8498
Published: Jaffe, A. and M. Trajtenberg (eds.) Patents, Citations and Innovations. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2002.
|December 2000||Firm Level Investment and R&D in France and the United States: A Comparison|
with Benoit Mulkay, Jacques Mairesse: w8038
|June 2000||Market Value and Patent Citations: A First Look|
with Adam B. Jaffe, Manuel Trajtenberg: w7741
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H., Adam Jaffe and Manuel Trajtenberg. "Market Value And Patent Citations," Rand Journal of Economics, 2005, v36(1,Spring), 16-38.
|April 2000||Universities as Research Partners|
with Albert N. Link, John T. Scott: w7643
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H., Albert N. Link and John T. Scott. "Universities As Research Partners," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, v85(2,May), 485-491. citation courtesy of
|February 2000||Heart of Darkness: Modeling Public-Private Funding Interactions Inside the R&D Black Box|
with Paul A. David: w7538
Published: Research Policy, Vol. 29 (June 2000). citation courtesy of
|December 1999||Firm-Level Investment in France and the United States: An Exploration of What We Have Learned in Twenty Years|
with Jacques Mairesse, Benoit Mulkay: w7437
|October 1999||Is Public R&D a Complement or Substitute for Private R&D? A Review of the Econometric Evidence|
with Paul A. David, Andrew A. Toole: w7373
Published: Research Policy, Vol. 29 (May 2000). citation courtesy of
|April 1999||How Effective are Fiscal Incentives for R&D? A New Review of the Evidence|
with John van Reenen: w7098
Published: Research Policy, Vol. 29 (May 2000).
|March 1999||The Patent Paradox Revisited: Determinants of Patenting in the US Semiconductor Industry, 1980-94|
with Rose Marie Ham: w7062
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H & Ziedonis, Rosemarie Ham, 2001. "The Patent Paradox Revisited: An Empirical Study of Patenting in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry, 1979-1995," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 32(1), pages 101-28, Spring.
|February 1999||Innovation and Market Value|
Published: Productivity, Innovation and Economic Performance, Barrell, Ray, Geoffrey Mason and Mary O'Mahoney, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
|November 1996||The Private and Social Returns to Research and Development|
Published: Technology, R&D, and the Economy, Bruce L.R. Smith and Claude E. Barfield,eds., pp. 140-183, (Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1995).
|March 1996||Estimating the Productivity of Research and Development: An Exploration of GMM Methods Using Data on French & United States Manufacturing Firms|
with Jacques Mairesse: w5501
- International Productivity Differences, Measurement and Explanations,van Ark, Bart and Karin Wagner, eds., Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 1996.
- "Le productivite de le recherche et developpement des entreprisesindutrielles aux Etats-Unis et en France: une exploration des biasessimultaneite par le methode des moments generalises," Economie et Prevision, no. 126 (1996).
|June 1995||Industrial R and D: Determinants and Consequences|
NBER Reporter Reporter_archive
|March 1994||Industrial Research during the 1980s: Did the Rate of Return Fall?|
Published: Brooking Papers: Microeconomics 2, pp. 289-330, and 340-343, 1993, the Brookings Institution
|December 1993||The Value and Performance of U.S. Corporations|
with Robert E. Hall: r1831
Published: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol. 1, pp. 1-34 and 47-49 (1993)
|January 1993||R&D Tax Policy During the 1980s: Success or Failure?|
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 7, James M. Poterba, editor
|December 1992||R&D Tax Policy During the Eighties: Success or Failure?|
Published: Tax Policy and the Economy, Edited by James Poterba Volume 7, pp. 1-35, (MIT Press, Cambridge), May 1993
|June 1992||Investment and Research and Development at the Firm Level: Does the Source of Financing Matter?|
|January 1992||Exploring the Relationship Between R&D and Productivity in French Manufacturing Firms|
with Jacques Mairesse: w3956
Published: Journal of Econometrics, Annals of Econometrics, vol.65, no. 1, pp.263-293, January, 1995 citation courtesy of
|July 1991||Corporate Restructuring and Investment Horizons|
Published: Business History Review, vol 68, Spring 1994, pp 110-143
|May 1990||The Manufacturing Sector Master File: 1959-1987|
|December 1989||The Impact of Corporate Restructuring on Industrial Research and Development|
Published: “The Impact of Corporate Restructuring on Industrial Research and Development.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 1990 (1): 85-136.
|May 1989||Research and Development As An Investment|
with Fumio Hayashi: w2973
|December 1988||The R&D Master File Documentation|
with Clint Cumminq, Elizabeth S. Laderman, Joy Mundy: t0072
|June 1988||R&D, Patents, and Market Value Revisited: Is There Evidence of A SecondTechnological Opportunity Related Factor?|
with Zvi Griliches, Ariel Pakes: w2624
Published: "R&D, Patents, and Market Value Revisited: Is There A Second (Technological Opportunity) Factor?" From Journal of Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 1, pp. 183-201, (1991).
|March 1987||The Effect of Takeover Activity on Corporate Research and Development|
|November 1986||The Value of Patents as Indicators of Inventive Activity|
with Zvi Griliches, Ariel Pakes: w2083
Published: Griliches, Zvi, Ariel Pakes and Bronwyn H. Hall. "The Value of Patents as Indicatiors of Inventive Activity," Economic Policy and Technical Performance, eds. P. Dasgupta and P. Stoneman, pp. 97-124. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
|June 1986||The Relationship Between Firm Size and Firm Growth in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector|
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H. "The Relationship Between Firm Size and Firm Growth in the U. S. Manufacturing Sector," Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. XXXV, No.4, June 1987, pp. 583-606. citation courtesy of
|October 1984||Econometric Models for Count Data with an Application to the Patents-R&D Relationship|
with Jerry A. Hausman, Zvi Griliches: t0017
Published: Hausman, Jerry A., Bronwyn Hall, and Zvi Griliches. "Econometric Models for Count Data with an Application to the Patents-R&D Relationship." Econometrica, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp.909-938, July 1984.
|Brothers and Sisters in the Family and the Labor Market|
with John Bound, Zvi Griliches: w1476
Published: Bound, John, Zvi Griliches and Bronwyn H. Hall. "Wages, Schooling and IQ of Brothers and Sisters: Do the Family Factors Differ?" International Economic Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, (February 1986), pp. 77-105.
|September 1984||Patents and R&D: Is There A Lag?|
with Zvi Griliches, Jerry A. Hausman: w1454
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H., Zvi Griliches and Jerry A. Hausman. "Patents and R&D: Is There A Lag?" International Economic Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, June 1986, pp . 265-284.
|1984||Who Does R&D and Who Patents?|
with John Bound, Clint Cummins, Zvi Griliches, Adam B. Jaffe
in R&D, Patents, and Productivity, Zvi Griliches, editor
|November 1983||Patents and R&D: Searching for a Lag Structure|
with Zvi Griliches, Jerry A. Hausman: w1227
Published: Hall, Bronwyn H., Zvi Griliches and Jerry Hausman. "Patents and R and D: Is There a Lag?" International Economic Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, (June 1986),pp. 265-283. See also NBER Reprint #0775 and NBER Working Paper #1454.
|June 1982||Who Does R&D and Who Patents?|
with John Bound, Clint Cummins, Zvi Griliches, Adam B. Jaffe: w0908
- Bound, J. et al. "Who Does R&D and Who Patents?" R&D, Patents and Productivity, edited by Zvi Griliches. Chicago: Univeristy of Chicago Press, (1984).pp. 21-54.
- Who Does R&D and Who Patents?, John Bound, Clint Cummins, Zvi Griliches, Bronwyn H. Hall, Adam B. Jaffe. in R&D, Patents, and Productivity, Griliches. 1984
|October 1974||Estimation and Inference in Nonlinear Structural Models|
with Ernst R. Berndt, Robert E. Hall, Jerry A. Hausman
in Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 3, number 4, Sanford V. Berg, editor