The Impact of Information Technology on the Diffusion of New Pharmaceuticals
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We thank the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for its financial support of this research; Bilir also thanks the Prince- ton University IES for its hospitality and support. We thank Murray Aitken, Nick Bloom, Michael Dickstein, Jeff Gambino, Shane Greenstein, Ben Handel, Bob Litan, Greg Rosston, Randall Stafford, Jeff Tangney, Lee Vermuelen, the UW Health Physician Informatics Team, and the research team at IMS Health for guidance and very helpful conversations. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.