Sharon Belenzon

Duke University

100 Fuqua Drive

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

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1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

215 Morris St., Suite 300

Durham, NC 27701

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Innovation in Business Groups

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Sharon Belenzon and Tomer Berkovitz
Duke University and Columbia Business School
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business groups, innovation, internal capital markets

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Married to the Firm? Family Ownership, Performance and Survival in Private Firms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Sharon Belenzon and Rebecca Zarutskie
Duke University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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AmaPat - Innovation, Ownership and Financials for European Firms: Data Overview

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2013
Duke University, Columbia Business School and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Business Group Affiliation, Financial Development and Market Structure: Evidence from Europe

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jan 2008
Sharon Belenzon and Tomer Berkovitz
Duke University and Columbia Business School
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business groups, financial development, internal capital markets

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Knowledge Flow and Sequential Innovation: Implications for Technology Diffusion, R&D and Market Value

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Sharon Belenzon
Duke University
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market value, patents, R&D and spillovers

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Knowledge Sharing in Alliances and Alliance Portfolios

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
Downloads 176 (236,954)
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knowledge sharing, learning alliances, knowledge misappropriation, learning races, alliance portfolios

Intracompany Governance and Innovation

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 03 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Sharon Belenzon, Tomer Berkovitz and Patrick Bolton
Duke University, Columbia Business School and Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics
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governance, innovation, patents

Intracompany Governance and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w15304
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 31 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Sharon Belenzon, Tomer Berkovitz and Patrick Bolton
Duke University, Columbia Business School and Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics
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Motivation and Sorting in Open Source Software Innovation

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EI47
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 May 2009
Sharon Belenzon and Mark A. Schankerman
Duke University and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Motivation and Sorting in Open Source Software Innovation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Sharon Belenzon and Mark A. Schankerman
Duke University and London School of Economics and Political Science
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incentives, innovation, intrinsic motivation, motivated agents, open source software, reciprocity, reputation

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Management Practices: Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
Duke University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Killing the Golden Goose? The Decline of Science in Corporate R&D

NBER Working Paper No. w20902
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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Flexible Production and Entry: Institutional, Technological, and Organizational Determinants

Strategy Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Duke University, University of Utah and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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entry, irreversibility, investment under uncertainty, real options, organizational forms

Flexible Production and Entry: Institutional, Technological, and Organizational Determinants

NBER Working Paper No. w25659
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Duke University, University of Utah and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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When is a Nexus of Contracts More Firm-Like? Theory and Evidence from Business Groups

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Sharon Belenzon and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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Firm boundaries, diversification, internal structure, ownership, corporate governance, transaction cost economics, business groups

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Performance, Firm Size, and the 'Basicness' of Research

Belenzon S, Patacconi A. 2014. How does firm size moderate firms’ ability to benefit from invention? Evidence from patents and scientific publications. European Management Review 11(1): 21-45.
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2016
Andrea Patacconi and Sharon Belenzon
University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School and Duke University
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performance, firm size, innovation, patents, scientific publications

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The Architecture of Attention: Group Structure and Subsidiary Autonomy

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2017-07
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2017
Sharon Belenzon, Niron Hashai and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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Subsidiary Autonomy, Organization Structure, Hierarchy, Attention-Based View, Corporate Groups

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Towards a Legal Theory of the Firm: The Effects of Enterprise Liability on Asset Partitioning, Decentralization and Corporate Group Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w24720
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
Sharon Belenzon, Honggi Lee and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University, University of New Hampshire - Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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Married to the Firm? A Large-Scale Investigation of the Social Context of Ownership

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Sharon Belenzon, Andrea Patacconi and Rebecca Zarutskie
Duke University, University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Quitting Time: Manager's Age and the Performance of Closely Held Firms

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Sharon Belenzon, Anastasiya Shamshur and Rebecca Zarutskie
Duke University, University of Kent and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Manager's age, closely held firms, performance, financial development, growth

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Back to Basics: Why Do Firms Invest in Research?

NBER Working Paper No. w23187
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Lia Sheer
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 67 (458,382)
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Harnessing Success: Determinants of University Technology Licensing Performance

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EI44
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Sharon Belenzon and Mark A. Schankerman
Duke University and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Harnessing Success: Determinants of University Technology Licensing Performance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6120
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 May 2008
Sharon Belenzon and Mark A. Schankerman
Duke University and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Incentives, licensing, local development, performance pay, technology transfer, universities

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The Organization of R&D in American Corporations: The Determinants and Consequences of Decentralization

NBER Working Paper No. w17013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Luis A. Rios
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Changing Structure of American Innovation: Some Cautionary Remarks for Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w25893
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon, Andrea Patacconi and Jungkyu Suh
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School and Duke University
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An asset partitioning perspective on corporate groups

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Sharon Belenzon, Honggi Lee and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University, University of New Hampshire - Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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Theory of the firm, limited liability, asset partitioning, decentralization

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Management Practices: Audio of Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Duke University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Choosing between Growth and Glory

NBER Working Paper No. w24901
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2022
Sharon Belenzon, Aaron Chatterji and Brendan Daley
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Johns Hopkins University
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Reversed Citations and the Localization of Knowledge Spillovers

NBER Working Paper No. w23036
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Honggi Lee
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of New Hampshire - Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
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First-Mover Advantage and the Private Value of Public Science

NBER Working Paper No. w28533
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Bernardo Dionisi
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Duke University
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The Rise of Scientific Research in Corporate America

NBER Working Paper No. w29260
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2022
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Bank of Israel, Duke University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Hebrew University
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The Rise of Scientific Research in Corporate America

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16592
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 09 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 27 May 2022
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Bank of Israel, Duke University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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Corporate Science, Innovation, Institutional Voids, US Economic History

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(When) Does Patent Protection Spur Cumulative Research within Firms?

NBER Working Paper No. w28880
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 30 May 2022
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon, Matt Marx and Dror Shvadron
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Cornell University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Science and the Market for Technology

NBER Working Paper No. w28534
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Ashish Arora, Sharon Belenzon and Jungkyu Suh
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Duke University
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Spreading the Word: Geography, Policy and University Knowledge Diffusion

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Sharon Belenzon and Mark A. Schankerman
Duke University and London School of Economics and Political Science
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diffusion, geography, knowledge spillovers, patents, scientific publications, university technology transfer

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Guaranteed Markets and Corporate Scientific Research

NBER Working Paper No. w28644
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Sharon Belenzon and Larisa Cioaca
Duke University and Duke University
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How Does Firm Size Moderate Firms' Ability to Benefit from Invention? Evidence from Patents and Scientific Publications

European Management Review, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 21-45, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Sharon Belenzon and Andrea Patacconi
Duke University and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Norwich Business School
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patents, publications, firm size, basic and applied research, productivity, growth