Eric A. von Hippel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

T. Wilson Professor of Innovation Management

E62-455

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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Scholarly Papers (57)

1.

Free Innovation

E von Hippel, 2017. Free Innovation. Cambridge MA: MIT Press
Number of pages: 236 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, user innovation

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Democratizing Innovation

DEMOCRATIZING INNOVATION, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, April 2005
Number of pages: 220 Posted: 03 May 2005
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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User Innovation, Lead User, Open Source Software, Open Innovation

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Modeling a Paradigm Shift: From Producer Innovation to User and Open Collaborative Innovation

Organization Science 22(6):1399-1417., Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 10-038
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Carliss Y. Baldwin and Eric A. von Hippel
Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 6,751 (1,255)
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user innovation, modularity, open innovation, collaborative innovation

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Sources of Innovation

E von Hippel, 1988. Sources of Innovation. New York NY: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 221 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, innovators, user innovation

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Comparing Business and Household Sector Innovation in Consumer Products: Findings from a Representative Study in the UK

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Eric A. von Hippel, Jeroen P.J. de Jong and Steven Flowers
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Utrecht University - School of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Household Innovation, Consumer Innovation, User Innovation

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Users as Service Innovators: The Case of Banking Services

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4748-09
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2015
Pedro Oliveira and Eric A. von Hippel
Copenhagen Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,210 (8,324)
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Service innovation; service development; user innovation

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Norms-Based Intellectual Property Systems: The Case of French Chefs

Emmanuelle Fauchart, Eric von Hippel, (2008) Norms-Based Intellectual Property Systems: The Case of French Chefs. Organization Science 19(2):187-201.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Emmanuelle Fauchart and Eric A. von Hippel
Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers (CNAM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,926 (10,440)
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intellectual property systems, copyrights, patents, social norms, recipes

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The User Innovation Paradigm: Impacts on Markets and Welfare

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Alfonso Gambardella, Christina Raasch and Eric A. von Hippel
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Kühne Logistics University (KLU) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,638 (13,516)
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innovation, user innovation

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Shifting Innovation to Users Via Toolkits

Eric von Hippel, Ralph Katz, (2002) Shifting Innovation to Users via Toolkits. Management Science 48(7):821-833.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Eric A. von Hippel and Ralph Katz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Northeastern University - Entrepreneurship and Innovation
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User Innovation, Toolkits, Mass Customization, Product Development

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User Community vs. Producer Innovation Development Efficiency: A First Empirical Study

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4926-11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Christoph Hienerth, Eric A. von Hippel and Morten Berg Jensen
Copenhagen Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
Downloads 1,113 (24,314)
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user innovation

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Open Source Projects as Horizontal Innovation Networks - by and for Users

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Sep 2002
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Innovation Networks, User Innovation, Open Source Software

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How Open Source Software Works: 'Free' User-to-User Assistance?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2001
Eric A. von Hippel and Karim R. Lakhani
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
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How User Innovations Become Commercial Products: A Theoretical Investigation and Case Study

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4572-06, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 876967, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Christoph Hienerth, Eric A. von Hippel and Carliss Y. Baldwin
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,071 (25,733)
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user innovations, user-manufacturers

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Innovation Effort as 'Productive Consumption:' The Power of Participation Benefits to Amplify Innovation

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
Christina Raasch and Eric A. von Hippel
Kühne Logistics University (KLU) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 968 (29,716)
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Crowdsourcing, User innovation, Motives to innovate, Innovation amplification

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Identifying Viable ‘Need-Solution Pairs’: Problem Solving Without Problem Formulation

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5071-13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Eric A. von Hippel and Georg von Krogh
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and ETH Zurich
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problem formulation, problem solving, need-solution pairs

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Costless Creation of Strong Brands by User Communities: Implications for Producer-Owned Brands

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4718-08
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Johann Füller and Eric A. von Hippel
University of Innsbruck - School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 884 (33,780)
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community, brand-premium, consumer-generated brands

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Open Source Software and the 'Private-Collective' Innovation Model: Issues for Organization Science

Eric von Hippel, Georg von Krogh, (2003) Open Source Software and the “Private-Collective” Innovation Model: Issues for Organization Science. Organization Science 14(2):209-223.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2020
Eric A. von Hippel and Georg von Krogh
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and ETH Zurich
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Open source software, innovation, incentives, users, user innovation, collective action

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User Toolkits for Innovation: A Practical Guide

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Nov 2001
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Finding Commercially Attractive User Innovations: A Test of Lead User Theory

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4536-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 May 2005 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Nikolaus Franke, Eric A. von Hippel and Martin Schreier
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Lead User Theory

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The Prevalence of User Innovation and Free Innovation Transfers: Implications for Statistical Indicators and Innovation Policy

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4722-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2009
Fred Gault and Eric A. von Hippel
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 716 (45,021)
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user innovation, process technologies

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Impacts of Hedonic and Utilitarian User Motives on the Innovativeness of User-Developed Solutions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Ruth Maria Stock, Pedro Oliveira and Eric A. von Hippel
Darmstadt University of Technology, Copenhagen Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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user innovation; consumer innovator motives; self-determination theory; goal-setting theory; non-linear relationships; novelty and utility of the solution

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Finding Commercially Attractive User Innovations: A Performance Evaluation of the 'Lead User Construct'

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jan 2003
Nikolaus Franke and Eric A. von Hippel
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 621 (54,415)
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Lead Users, Innovation, Open Source Software

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Market Failure in the Diffusion of Clinician-Developed Innovations: The Case of Off-Label Drug Discoveries

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Eric A. von Hippel, Harold J. DeMonaco and Jeroen P.J. de Jong
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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user innovation, diffusion, clinician innovation, market failure

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The Dominant Role of "Local" Information in the User Innovation the Case of Mountain Biking

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Christian Lüthje, Cornelius Herstatt and Eric A. von Hippel
Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH), Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 611 (55,560)
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User Innovation, Local Information, Mountain Biking

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Impacts of Personality Traits on Consumer Innovation Success

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Ruth Maria Stock, Eric A. von Hippel and Nils Gillert
Darmstadt University of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Darmstadt University of Technology
Downloads 561 (61,760)
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user innovators, user innovation, innovation

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User Generated Brands and their Contribution to the Diffusion of User Innovations

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4877-11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Johann Füller, Roland Schroll and Eric A. von Hippel
University of Innsbruck - School of Management, University of Innsbruck - School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 533 (65,842)

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user-generated brands, community, brand value

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The Right to Innovate

Michigan State Law Review, No. 793, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
Andrew W. Torrance and Eric A. von Hippel
University of Kansas - School of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 529 (66,811)
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innovation wetlands, right to innovate, innovation rights and innovation, user innovation, open innovation, invention, intellectual property, regulation, patent, copyright, privacy, commerce, freedom, liberty, infringement, agency

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Welfare Implications of User Innovation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jul 2003
Joachim Henkel and Eric A. von Hippel
TUM School of Management - Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 489 (72,550)
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User Innovation, Product Diversity, Social Welfare, Inefficiencies

Welfare Implications of User Innovation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
Joachim Henkel and Eric A. von Hippel
TUM School of Management - Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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User innovation, product diversity, social welfare, inefficiencies

Welfare Implications of User Innovation

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Eric A. von Hippel and Joachim Henkel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and TUM School of Management - Technical University of Munich (TUM)

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Social welfare, Spillover effects, User needs, Innovation process, Product development, Information asymmetry, Customers, Business conditions, Manufacturing industries

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Horizontal Innovation Networks - By and For Users

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4366-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 446 (81,127)
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horizontal innovation networks, user innovation, information revealing

Horizontal Innovation Networks by and for Users

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 293-315, 2007
Posted: 22 Jun 2008
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Next-Generation Consumer Innovation Search: Identifying Early-Stage Need-Solution Pairs on the Web

Research Policy, 2020
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Eric A. von Hippel and Sandro Kaulartz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Ipsos
Downloads 425 (86,659)
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problem-solving; need-solution pairs; user innovation; consumer innovation; household sector innovation

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Profiting from Voluntary Information Spillovers: How Users Benefit by Freely Revealing Their Innovations

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4749-09
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Dietmar Harhoff, Joachim Henkel and Eric A. von Hippel
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, TUM School of Management - Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 389 (95,985)
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innovation, spillovers, diffusion, lead users

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Need-Solution Pair Recognition Driven by Object Oriented Solution-Finding

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Darmstadt University of Technology, University of Chicago, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt University of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 383 (97,772)
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Need-Solution pairs; Insight; Object understanding; Affordances; Solution finding; Problem-solving; Innovation; Creativity; Knowledge production; Information transfer costs; Managerial and organizational cognition; Organization and management theory; Information transfer costs

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Market Failure in the Diffusion of Consumer-Developed Innovations: Patterns in Finland

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Utrecht University - School of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, UNU-MERIT, University of Vaasa / SC-Research and Kühne Logistics University (KLU)
Downloads 368 (102,287)
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User innovation, commercial diffusion, peer-to-peer diffusion, general value, market failure

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Innovation by Patients with Rare Diseases and Chronic Needs

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2015
Pedro Oliveira, Leid Zejnilovic, Helena Canhão and Eric A. von Hippel
Copenhagen Business School, Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Lisbon, School of Medicine and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 365 (103,217)
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patient innovation, rare diseases, diffusion

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'Pyramiding': Efficient Identification of Rare Subjects

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4720-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Eric A. von Hippel, Nikolaus Franke and Reinhard Prügl
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Innsbruck
Downloads 340 (111,768)
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pyramiding

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The Major Role of Clinicians in the Discovery of Off-Label Drug Therapies

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4552-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Harold J. DeMonaco, Ayfer Ali and Eric A. von Hippel
Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 336 (113,226)
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off label drug use, prescription drugs, new molecular entities, lead users

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Measuring User Innovation in Dutch High Tech SMEs: Frequency, Nature and Transfer to Producers

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4724-09
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Jeroen P.J. de Jong and Eric A. von Hippel
EIM Netherlands - Business and Policy Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 323 (118,202)
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User innovation, SME innovation, innovation transfer, innovation diffusion, innovation measurement, open source

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Satisfying Heterogeneous User Needs Via Innovation Toolkits: The Case of Apache Security Software

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 May 2002
Nikolaus Franke and Eric A. von Hippel
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 321 (118,993)
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Open Source, Apache Security Software, Innovation, Innovation Toolkits

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Free Medical Innovation by Patients – No Producers Required

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Copenhagen Business School, University of Kansas - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, user innovation, patient innovation, medical innovation

Open Source Hardware as a Profit-Maximizing Strategy of Downstream Firms

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Alfonso Gambardella and Eric A. von Hippel
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 149 (246,125)
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innovation, user innovation

Open Source Hardware as a Profit-Maximizing Strategy of Downstream Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12901
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 May 2018
Alfonso Gambardella and Eric A. von Hippel
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Competitive Advantage, Competitive Strategy, Corporate Strategy, Open Innovation, Technology Strategy

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Social Welfare Gains from Innovation Commons: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2021
RMIT University, University of Kansas - School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation commons, economics of data, intellectual property, innovation policy

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Household Sector Innovation in China: Impacts of Income and Development

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
Chen Jin, Yu-Shan Su, Jeroen P.J. de Jong and Eric A. von Hippel
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, National Tsing Hua University - Institute of Systems Neuroscience, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 100 (328,625)
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household sector innovation, user innovation, free innovation, innovation statistics

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‘Systems of Use’: Understanding and Empowering a Key User-Innovator Advantage

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, user innovation

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When Patients Become Innovators

MIT Sloan Management Review, Spring 2019
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Copenhagen Business School, University of Kansas - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, open innovation, patient innovation

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A Meeting of Innovation Minds

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Andrew W. Torrance and Eric A. von Hippel
University of Kansas - School of Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Invention, Innovation, Technology, Technological Innovation, User Innovation, Free Innovation, Collaborative Innovation, Open Innovation, Household Innovation, Intellectual Property, Patent

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Household Innovation and R&D: Bigger Than You Think

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2019
Daniel E. Sichel and Eric A. von Hippel
Wellesley College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, user innovation, product innovation, household innovation

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Democratization of Human Clinical Research: How Peer Production is Changing the Research Paradigm

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
Harold J. DeMonaco, David Rosenman and Eric A. von Hippel
Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 38 (532,299)
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innovation, user innovation

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Free Revealing and the Private-Collective Model for Innovation Incentives

R&D Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 295-306, June 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 May 2006
Eric A. von Hippel and Georg von Krogh
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and ETH Zurich
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'Sticky Information' and the Locus of Problem Solving: Implications for Innovation

Eric von Hippel, (1994) “Sticky Information” and the Locus of Problem Solving: Implications for Innovation. Management Science 40(4):429-439.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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sticky information, information transfer costs, innovation, user innovation, technological change, problem solving, location of problem solving, iteration

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Household Sector Innovation in China: Impacts of Income and Motivation

Research Policy, Vol. 49, No. 103931, 2020
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Chen Jin, Yu-Shan Su, Jeroen P.J. de Jong and Eric A. von Hippel
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, National Tsing Hua University - Institute of Systems Neuroscience, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Innovation, Free Innovation, User Innovation, Household Sector Innovation

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Lead User Analyses for the Development of New Industrial Products

Glen L. Urban, Eric von Hippel, (1988) Lead User Analyses for the Development of New Industrial Products. Management Science 34(5):569-582.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Glen L. Urban and Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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lead users, product development, cluster analysis

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The Situated Nature of Adaptive Learning in Organizations

Marcie J. Tyre, Eric von Hippel, (1997) The Situated Nature of Adaptive Learning in Organizations. Organization Science 8(1):71-83.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jul 2020
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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situated learning, learning by doing, adaptive learning, technical problem solving

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Household Innovation, R&D, and New Measures of Intangible Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w25599
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Daniel E. Sichel and Eric A. von Hippel
Wellesley College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Determinants of User Innovation and Innovation Sharing in a Local Market

Pamela D. Morrison, John H. Roberts, Eric von Hippel, (2000) Determinants of User Innovation and Innovation Sharing in a Local Market. Management Science 46(12):1513-1527.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Pamela D. Morrison, John Roberts and Eric A. von Hippel
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Australian Graduate School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Lead Users, Idea Generation, New Product Development

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Economics of Product Development by Users: The Impact of 'Sticky' Local Information

Eric von Hippel (1998) Economics of Product Development by Users: The Impact of “Sticky” Local Information. Management Science 44(5):629-644.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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User Innovation, Sticky Information, Local Information, Heterogeneous Markets, Mass Customization, Specialization in Problem Solving, Task Partitioning

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The Sources of Innovation

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Eric A. von Hippel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Information exchange, Know-how, Economic rents, Innovation management, User needs, Suppliers, Licensing strategies, Industrial research, R&D, Innovation policies, Information behavior, Innovation process, Manufacturing firms

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Profiting from Voluntary Information Spillovers: How Users Benefit by Freely Revealing Their Innovations

Research Policy, Vol. 32, pp. 1752-1769, 2003
Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Dietmar Harhoff, Joachim Henkel and Eric A. von Hippel
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, TUM School of Management - Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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innovation, spillovers, diffusion, lead user