Neil Thompson

MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL)

Research Scientist

32 Vassar Street

G766

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

http://www.neil-t.com

Lab for Innovation Science at Harvard

Visiting Professor

175 N. Harvard St

Suite 1350

Cambridge, MA 02134

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Science Is Shaped by Wikipedia: Evidence From a Randomized Control Trial

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5238-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Neil Thompson and Douglas Hanley
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and University of Pittsburgh
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Wikipedia, Public Goods, Science, Dissemination of Knowledge, Innovation

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The Decline of Computers As a General Purpose Technology: Why Deep Learning and the End of Moore’s Law are Fragmenting Computing

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Neil Thompson and Svenja Spanuth
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and RWTH Aachen University
Downloads 1,320 (13,814)

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General Purpose Technology, Deep Learning, Moore's Law, Computer Chips, Processors, GPU, CPU, Economics of I.T., Information Technology

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The Economic Impact of Moore's Law: Evidence from When it Faltered

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Jan 2017
Neil Thompson
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL)
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Moore's Law, Information Technology, Productivity Growth

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How to Measure and Draw Causal Inferences with Patent Scope

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
Jeffrey M. Kuhn and Neil Thompson
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL)
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patent scope, patents, causal inference, innovation, measurement, patent examiners, examiner toughness

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Does Winning a Patent Race Lead to More Follow-On Innovation?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jan 2017
Neil Thompson and Jeffrey M. Kuhn
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Patent Race, Intellectual Property, Innovation

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Who Tries (and Who Succeeds) in Staying at the Forefront of Science: Evidence from the DNA-Editing Technology, CRISPR

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Neil Thompson and Samantha Zyontz
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Technology Adoption, CRISPR, Experimentation, Genetic Engineering

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University Licensing and the Flow of Scientific Knowledge

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2019
Neil Thompson, Arvids A. Ziedonis and David C. Mowery
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), Questrom School of Business, Strategy and Innovation Department and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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University Research, Technology Transfer, Scientific Communication, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Material Transfer Agreements, Research Inputs, Research Tools

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Trade-Offs in Firm Culture? Nope, You Can Have it All

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Donald N. Sull, Hyo Kang, Neil Thompson and Lucy Hu
MIT Sloan School of Management, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Amazon.com
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Corporate Culture; Organizational Culture; Strategy Implementation; Management Practices; Survey Design