Wesley M. Cohen

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Professor of Economics and Management

Box 90120

Durham, NC 27708-0120

United States

Duke University - Department of Economics

213 Social Sciences Building

Box 90097

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

215 Morris St., Suite 300

Durham, NC 27701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

What Makes Them Tick? Employee Motives and Firm Innovation

Management Science, Vol. 65, No, 12, pp. 2134-2153
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Henry Sauermann and Wesley M. Cohen
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 518 (41,751)
Citation 19

Abstract:

innovation, motives, intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, effort, patents

What Makes Them Tick? Employee Motives and Firm Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w14443
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Henry Sauermann and Wesley M. Cohen
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 107 (209,621)
Citation 19

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Protecting Their Intellectual Assets: Appropriability Conditions and Why U.S. Manufacturing Firms Patent (or Not)

NBER Working Paper No. w7552
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2000
Wesley M. Cohen, Richard R. Nelson and John P. Walsh
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Sociology
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Citation 307

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Lens or Prism? Patent Citations as a Measure of Knowledge Flows from Public Research

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Michael Roach and Wesley M. Cohen
Cornell University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 131 (179,659)

Abstract:

patent citations, knowledge flows, universities, innovation, measurement

Lens or Prism? Patent Citations as a Measure of Knowledge Flows from Public Research

NBER Working Paper No. w18292
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Michael Roach and Wesley M. Cohen
Cornell University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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R&D and the Patent Premium

NBER Working Paper No. w9431
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Ashish Arora, Marco Ceccagnoli and Wesley M. Cohen
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 110 (195,354)
Citation 37

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Firm Size and R&D Intensity: a Re-Examination

NBER Working Paper No. w2205
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
Wesley M. Cohen, Richard C. Levin and David C. Mowery
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Yale University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 108 (207,137)
Citation 25

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Schumpeter's Prophecy and Individual Incentives as a Driver of Innovation

Perspectives on Innovation, F. Malerba, S. Brusoni, eds., pp. 73-104, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Wesley M. Cohen and Henry Sauermann
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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The Acquisition and Commercialization of Invention in American Manufacturing: Incidence and Impact

NBER Working Paper No. w20264
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jun 2014
Ashish Arora, Wesley M. Cohen and John Walsh
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 30 (340,454)

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Innovation and Learning: The Two Faces of R&D

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Wesley M. Cohen and Daniel Levinthal
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

Abstract:

Appropriability, Absorptive capacity, Technological opportunity, R&D, Investments, Innovation process, Organizational learning, R&D expenditures, Knowledge transfer, Information acquisition, Knowledge spillovers, Opportunity development, Industrial research

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Absorptive Capacity: A New Perspective on Learning and Innovation

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Wesley M. Cohen and Daniel Levinthal
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

Abstract:

Absorptive capacity, Innovation process, Knowledge base, Manufacturing industries, Organizational learning, R&D expenditures, Information acquisition, Information utilization

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Patents and Appropriation: Concerns and Evidence

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Wesley M. Cohen
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Abstract:

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Intellectual property, Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, Innovation process, Patent litigation, Biomedical industry, R&D, Patents, Patent infringements, Patent licenses, Academic research