Francois Lafond

University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School

Eagle House

Walton Well Road

Oxford, OX2 6ED

United Kingdom

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

Andrew Wiles Building

Radcliffe Observatory Quarter (550)

Oxford, OX2 6GG

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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547

SSRN CITATIONS

7

CROSSREF CITATIONS

1

Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

How Predictable is Technological Progress?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2015
J. Doyne Farmer and Francois Lafond
University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School
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forecasting, technological progress, Moore's law, solar energy

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Wright Meets Markowitz: How Standard Portfolio Theory Changes When Assets Are Technologies Following Experience Curves

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Università di Bologna, UNSW Business School, Economics, University of New South Wales and University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School
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Experience curves, Technological change, Learning-by-doing, Portfolio theory, Technology investment, Markowitz portfolio

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Long-Run Dynamics of the U.S. Patent Classification System

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Francois Lafond and Daniel Kim
University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
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patents, classification, reclassification

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Technological Interdependencies Predict Innovation Dynamics

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Anton Pichler, Francois Lafond and J. Doyne Farmer
University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School and University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School
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innovation technology network forecasting patents spatial econometrics

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Can Stimulating Demand Drive Costs Down? World War II as a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2020
Francois Lafond, Diana Seave Greenwald and J. Doyne Farmer
University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, National Gallery of Art and University of Oxford
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innovation policy; learning curve; natural experiment; World War II

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Measuring Productivity Dispersion: A Parametric Approach Using the Lévy Alpha-Stable Distribution

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
INET & Oxford Martin School, Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Oxford Martin Programme of Technological and Economic Change and University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School
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productivity, dispersion, distribution, heavy-tail, Lévy stable distribution