Ajay Agrawal

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

105 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E6 M5S1S4

Canada

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Citation 10

The Geography of Crowdfunding

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 10

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Entrepreneurial finance, crowd-funding, internet, family and friends, local bias, social networks.

The Geography of Crowdfunding

NBER Working Paper No. w16820
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Are Syndicates the Killer App of Equity Crowdfunding?

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5126-15, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2569988
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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equity crowdfunding, crowdfunding, angel investment, business angels, syndicates, online syndication, local bias, social networks

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Slack Time and Innovation

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2599004, MIT Sloan Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, slack time, low-opportunity cost time, teamwork, internet

Slack Time and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w21134
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Restructuring Research: Communication Costs and the Democratization of University Innovation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Ajay Agrawal and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 9

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collaboration, Internet, communication technology, productivity, university research, specialization

Restructuring Research: Communication Costs and the Democratization of University Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w12812
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Ajay Agrawal and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Engaging the Inventor: Exploring Licensing Strategies for University Inventions and the Role of Latent Knowledge

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, pp. 63-79, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Ajay Agrawal
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 241 (90,498)
Citation 26

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technology transfer, commercialization, university

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Putting Patents in Context: Exploring Knowledge Transfer from MIT

Management Science, Vol. 48, No. 1, January 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Ajay Agrawal and Rebecca M. Henderson
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 61

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Patents, University Science, Knowledge Transfer, Technology Transfer

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Roads and Innovation

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2478752
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Alberto Galasso and Alexander Oettl
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area
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innovation, transportation, highways, regional growth

Roads and Innovation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10113
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Alberto Galasso and Alexander Oettl
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area
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highways, innovation, regional growth, transportation

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The Anchor Tenant Hypothesis: Exploring the Role of Large, Local, R&D-Intensive Firms in Regional Innovation Systems

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 21, pp. 1227-1253, 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Ajay Agrawal and Iain M. Cockburn
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Boston University Questrom School of Business
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Citation 15

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Regional innovation systems, University technology transfer, Spillovers, Absorptive

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Birds of a Feather - Better Together? How Co-Ethnicity and Co-Location Influence Knowledge Flow Patterns

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Ajay Agrawal, Devesh Kapur and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Queen's School of Business
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productivity, innovation, knowledge flows, co-location, co-ethnicity, spillovers

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Gone but not Forgotten: Knowledge Flows, Labor Mobility, and Enduring Social Relationships

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 6, pp. 571-591, September 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Ajay Agrawal, Iain M. Cockburn and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business and Queen's School of Business
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Citation 17

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knowledge flows, social relationships, labor mobility, patent citations

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The Canadian Commercialization Discount: Examining the Transfer of University Research in Canada

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Ajay Agrawal
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Canada, productivity, commercialization, licensing, patents, universities

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Brain Drain or Brain Bank? The Impact of Skilled Emigration on Poor-Country Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w14592
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Ajay Agrawal, Devesh Kapur and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Queen's School of Business
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Some Simple Economics of Crowdfunding

NBER Working Paper No. w19133
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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No Pennies for These Thoughts: International Labor Mobility and Knowledge Flow Externalities

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Alexander Oettl and Ajay Agrawal
Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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labor mobility, knowledge flows, immigration, diaspora, inventors

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Gone But Not Forgotten: Labor Flows, Knowledge Spillovers, and Enduring Social Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w9950
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Ajay Agrawal, Iain M. Cockburn and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business and Queen's School of Business
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Public Sector Science and the Strategy of the Commons

Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Lorenzo Garlappi and Ajay Agrawal
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 4

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Entry deterrence, intellectual property, university research, welfare loss

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University Patenting: Estimating the Diminishing Breadth of Knowledge Diffusion and Consumption

NBER Working Paper No. w12640
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Carlos Rosell and Ajay Agrawal
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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University Research, Industrial R&D, and the Anchor Tenant Hypothesis

NBER Working Paper No. w9212
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2002
Ajay Agrawal and Iain M. Cockburn
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Boston University Questrom School of Business
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Why Stars Matter

NBER Working Paper No. w20012
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Ajay Agrawal, John McHale and Alex Oettl
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Queen's School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology
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Why are Some Regions More Innovative than Others? The Role of Firm Size Diversity

NBER Working Paper No. w17793
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area
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Why are Some Regions More Innovative than Others? The Role of Firm Size Diversity

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9766
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Dec 2013
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area
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cities, externalities, firm size diversity, innovation, patents, spin-outs

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Recruiting for Ideas: How Firms Exploit the Prior Inventions of New Hires

NBER Working Paper No. w15869
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Jasjit Singh and Ajay Agrawal
INSEAD and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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University-to-Industry Knowledge Transfer: Literature Review and Unanswered Questions

International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol. 3, pp. 285-302, December 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Oct 2003
Ajay Agrawal
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Birds of a Feather - Better Together? Exploring the Optimal Spatial Distribution of Ethnic Inventors

NBER Working Paper No. w12823
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Ajay Agrawal, Devesh Kapur and John McHale
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Center for the Advanced Study of India and Queen's School of Business
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Does Knowledge Accumulation Increase the Returns to Collaboration?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Avi Goldfarb and Florenta Teodoridis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Does Knowledge Accumulation Increase the Returns to Collaboration?

NBER Working Paper No. w19694
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Dec 2013
Ajay Agrawal, Avi Goldfarb and Florenta Teodoridis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto
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Not Invented Here? Innovation in Company Towns

NBER Working Paper No. w15437
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Iain M. Cockburn and Carlos Rosell
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Digitization and the Contract Labor Market: A Research Agenda

NBER Working Paper No. w19525
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Do Tax Credits Affect R&D Expenditures by Small Firms? Evidence from Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w20615
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Oct 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Carlos Rosell and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Department of Finance, Canada and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Deals Not Done: Sources of Failure in the Market for Ideas

NBER Working Paper No. w19679
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Iain M. Cockburn and Laurina Zhang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Boston University Questrom School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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Collaboration, Stars, and the Changing Organization of Science: Evidence from Evolutionary Biology

NBER Working Paper No. w19653
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
Ajay Agrawal, John McHale and Alexander Oettl
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Queen's School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area
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Does Information Help or Hinder Job Applicants from Less Developed Countries in Online Markets?

NBER Working Paper No. w18720
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Nicola Lacetera and Elizabeth Lyons
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Crowdfunding: Geography, Social Networks, and the Timing of Investment Decisions

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 253-274, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 May 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Tax Credits and Small Firm R&D Spending

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Ajay Agrawal, Carlos Rosell and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Department of Finance, Canada and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Research, Development, Tax Credit, Adjustment Costs