University-Industry Spillovers, Government Funding, and Industrial Consulting
NBER Working Paper No. 15732
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The authors gratefully acknowledge helpful comments on earlier versions of this paper by Ajay Agrawal, Nico Lacetera, Joshua Lerner, Mark Schankerman, Arvids Ziedonis and participants of the EPFL Conference on Technology Transfer from Universities at the University of Lausanne, the NBER Summer Institute conference on Intellectual Property Policy, and seminars at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Emory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Notre Dame, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and Universities of Arizona, Illinois and Turin. We also acknowledge generous support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Thursby and Thursby thank the National Science Foundation for support. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.