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John Scott

Dartmouth College

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April 2000Universities as Research Partners
with Bronwyn H. Hall, Albert N. Link: w7643
Universities are a key institution in the US innovation system and an important aspect of their involvement is the role they play in Private-Public Partnering activities. This study seeks to gain a better understanding of the performance of university-industry research partnerships using a sample survey of pre-commercial research projects funded the U.S. government's Advanced Technology Program. Although results must be interpreted cautiously due to the small size of the sample, the study finds that projects with university involvement tend to be in areas involving new' science and therefore experience more difficulty and delay but also are more likely not to be aborted prematurely. We interpret this finding to imply that universities are contributing to basic research awareness and insig...

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

1984Firm versus Industry Variability in R&D Intensity
in R&D, Patents, and Productivity, Zvi Griliches, editor
 
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