Gaétan de Rassenfosse

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Station 5

Odyssea 1.04

1015 Lausanne, CH-1015

Switzerland

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Venture Debt Financing: Determinants of the Lending Decision

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Timo Fischer and Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Technische Universität München (TUM) - TUM School of Management and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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high-growth startups, intangible assets, patent signaling, venture debt, new venture financing

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How SMEs Exploit Their Intellectual Property Assets: Evidence from Survey Data

Small Business Economics, 39(2), 437-452
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2012
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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financing constraint, intellectual property strategy, market for technology, motives to patent, multivariate ordered models, technology licensing

An Introduction to the Patstat Database with Example Queries

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Hélène Dernis and Geert Boedt
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and European Patent Office
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patent, Patstat, MySQL

An Introduction to the Patstat Database with Example Queries

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 8/14
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Hélène Dernis and Geert Boedt
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and European Patent Office
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Patent, Patstat

An Introduction to the Patstat Database with Example Queries

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 395-408, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Hélène Dernis and Geert Boedt
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and European Patent Office
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Technology Protectionism and the Patent System: Strategic Technologies in China

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jul 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Emilio Raiteri
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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industrial policy, national treatment principle, patent; technology protectionism, trade-related intellectual property rights

On the Origins of the Worldwide Surge in Patenting: An Industry Perspective on the R&D-Patent Relationship

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Apr 2013
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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appropriability, complexity, patent explosion, propensity to patent, research productivity, strategic patenting

On the Origins of the Worldwide Surge in Patenting: An Industry Perspective on the R&D-Patent Relationship

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 15/13
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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appropriability, complexity, patent explosion, propensity to patent, research productivity, strategic patenting

The Worldwide Count of Priority Patents: A New Indicator of Inventive Activity

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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patent count, patent indicator, patent statistics, Patstat, priority count, priority

The Worldwide Count of Priority Patents: A New Indicator of Inventive Activity

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2013
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School

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patent count, patent indicator, patent statistics, Patstat, priority count, priority filing, worldwide count

The Role of Fees in Patent Systems: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Economic Surveys, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2011
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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application fees, patent system, price elasticity, intellectual property policy, renewal fees

The Role of Fees in Patent Systems: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7879
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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application fees, intellectual property policy, patent system, price elasticity, renewal fees

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The Economics of Patent Backlog

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Alexandra K. Zaby
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Tuebingen
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congestion model, patent backlog, pendency, strategic filing

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Selection Bias in Innovation Studies: A Simple Test

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Anja Schoen and Annelies Wastyn
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Technische Universität München (TUM) and KU Leuven - Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation
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knowledge production function, patent count, R&D, selection bias

Selection Bias in Innovation Studies: A Simple Test

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Mar 2012
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Annelies Wastyn
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and KU Leuven - Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation
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innovation production function, patent, R&D, selection bias

Selection Bias in Innovation Studies: A Simple Test

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 08/13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2013
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Anja Schoen and Annelies Wastyn
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Technische Universität München (TUM) and KU Leuven - Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation
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knowledge production function, patent count, R&D, selection bias

Selection Bias in Innovation Studies: A Simple Test

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Annelies Wastyn
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and KU Leuven - Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation
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innovation production function, patent, R&D, selection bias

Are Patent Fees Effective at Weeding Out Low-Quality Patents?

Motu Working Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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Patents, Patent fees, Patent quality, Innovation, Invention

Are Patent Fees Effective at Weeding Out Low-Quality Patents?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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intellectual property policy, patent fees, patent quality, patent reform, screening

Are Patent Fees Effective at Weeding Out Low-Quality Patents?

NBER Working Paper No. w20785
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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Are Patent Fees Effective at Weeding Out Low‐Quality Patents?

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 134-148, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2018
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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Discrimination in the Patent System: Evidence from Standard-Essential Patents

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Emilio Raiteri and Rudi Bekkers
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
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discrimination, indigenous innovation, national treatment principle, standard essential patent, technology protectionism

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On the Price Elasticity of Demand for Patents

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, No. 1, p. 58-77
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2012
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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patent cost, patent fees, price elasticity, patent explosion, propensity to patent

On the Price Elasticity of Demand for Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7029
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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patent cost, patent systems, patenting fees, price elasticity, propensity to patent

Why do Patents Facilitate Trade in Technology? Testing the Disclosure and Appropriation Effects

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Alfons Palangkaraya and Elizabeth Webster
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology and Swinburne University of Technology
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Appropriability, Disclosure, Licensing, Market for technology, Patent

Do Patents Shield Disclosure or Assure Exclusivity When Transacting Technology?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 05/13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Feb 2013
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Alfons Palangkaraya and Elizabeth Webster
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology and Swinburne University of Technology
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O31, O34

Do Firms Face a Trade-Off between the Quantity and the Quality of Their Inventions?

Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia Working Paper No. 4/13
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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innovation performance, invention quality, invention quantity, patent explosion, propensity to patent, research productivity

Do Firms Face a Trade-Off between the Quantity and the Quality of Their Inventions?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 06/13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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innovation performance, invention quality, invention quantity, patent explosion, propensity to patent, research productivity

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A Policy Insight into the R&D-Patent Relationship

Research Policy, Vol. 38, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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Patstat, R&D, patent system, priority filing, propensity to patent, research productivity, triadic

A Policy Insight into the R&D-Patent Relationship

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6716
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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education policy, patent policy, propensity to patent, R&D productivity, S&T policy

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On the Price Elasticity of Demand for Trademarks

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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fee, Madrid protocol, price elasticity, trademark

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Productivity and Propensity: The Two Faces of the R&D-Patent Relationship

ECARES Working Paper No. 2010‐025
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2011
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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identification strategy, patent family, patent value, research productivity, propensity to patent

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R&D Offshoring and Home Industry Productivity

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Russell Thomson and Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Swinburne University of Technology and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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R&D offshoring, globalization, industry productivity

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Patent Citation Data in Social Science Research: Overview and Best Practices

NBER Working Paper No. w21868
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2016
Adam B. Jaffe and Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Per un Pugno di Dollari: A First Look at the Price Elasticity of Patents

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 588-604, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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fees, patent filing, price elasticity

Per Un Pugno Di Dollari: A First Look at the Price Elasticity of Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6499
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2008
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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fees, patent filing, price elasticity

Per Un Pugno Di Dollari: A First Look at the Price Elasticity of Patents

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 558-604, 2007
Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School

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fees, patent filing, price elasticity, O30, O31, O38, O57

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An Assessment of How Well We Account for Intangibles

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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growth accounting, industrial design, intangible capital, intellectual property, knowledge-based capital, trademark

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Commercialization Strategy and IPO Underpricing

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2017
Serena Morricone, Federico Munari, Raffaele Oriani and Gaétan de Rassenfosse
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Bologna - Department of Management, Luiss Guido Carli University and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Initial public offering (IPO), Underpricing, License, Patent, Semiconductor

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Getting Started with PATSTAT Register

Forthcoming, Australian Economic Review
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Dec 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Martin Kracker and Gianluca Tarasconi
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, European Patent Office and Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
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patent indicatot, PATSTAT

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A Policy Perspective on the Accession of Peru to the Madrid Protocol

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Madrid Protocol, trademarks, developing economies, trade, exports

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Econometric Evidence on the R&D Depreciation Rate

NBER Working Paper No. w23072
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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Low-Quality Patents in the Eye of the Beholder: Evidence from Multiple Examiners

NBER Working Paper No. w22244
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 May 2016
Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Adam B. Jaffe and Elizabeth Webster
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and Swinburne University of Technology
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Notice Failure Revisited: Evidence on the Use of Virtual Patent Marking

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Feb 2018
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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infringement, notice failure, virtual patent marking, webmarking

Notice Failure Revisited: Evidence on the Use of Virtual Patent Marking

NBER Working Paper No. w24288
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Econometric Evidence on the Depreciation of Innovations

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Adam B. Jaffe
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research
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Appropriability, Intangible Asset, Obsolescence, Depreciation, Returns to R&D

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Knowledge Fit and Productivity Gains from Employee Mobility

Paper presented at the INSEAD Workshop on Innovator Mobility, Fontainebleau, 29-30 April 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 May 2018
Gaétan de Rassenfosse and Karin Hoisl
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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employee mobility, knowledge fit, match effect, productivity

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The R&D-Patent Relationship: An Industry Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8145
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
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appropriability, propensity to patent, research productivity, strategic propensity

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Pitfalls in Aggregating Performance Measures in Higher Education

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Ross Williams and Gaétan de Rassenfosse
The University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Higher Education System; Ranking; Universitas 21; Performance Measures; Shanghai Ranking; Times Ranking