Petra Moser

Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

269 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10003

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Innovation Without Patents - Evidence from the World Fairs

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 20

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Innovation, Invention, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History, World Fairs

Why Don't Inventors Patent?

NBER Working Paper No. W13294
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Aug 2007
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 69 (272,340)
Citation 20

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Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 14

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Patent Pools, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w15061
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 14

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Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Petra Moser and Alessandra Voena
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Compulsory licensing, licensing, patent law, innovation, invention, TRIPS

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

NBER Working Paper No. w15598
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Petra Moser and Alessandra Voena
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Citation 6

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German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

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innovation, invention, science, human capital, immigration, Jewish history

German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

NBER Working Paper No. w19962
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Competition, and Innovation - Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries under the New Deal

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries Under the New Deal

NBER Working Paper No. w18316
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Copyrights and Creativity: Evidence from Italian Operas

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Michela Giorcelli and Petra Moser
Department of Economics, University of California - Los Angeles and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Copyright, intellectual property, creativity, innovation, economic history

Compulsory Licensing and Innovation - Historical Evidence from German Patents after WWI

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Joerg Baten, Nicola Bianchi and Petra Moser
University of Tuebingen, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Innovation, patents, compulsory licensing, TRIPS, intellectual property, economic history

Does Compulsory Licensing Discourage Invention? Evidence from German Patents after Wwi

NBER Working Paper No. w21442
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Aug 2015
Joerg Baten, Nicola Bianchi and Petra Moser
University of Tuebingen, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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patent laws, innovation, economic history, pools, compulsory licensing

Patent Laws and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

NBER Working Paper No. w18631
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation in Economic History

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2016
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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Technical change, intellectual property, patents, science, creativity

Patents and Innovation in Economic History

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation in Economic History

NBER Working Paper No. w21964
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation in Economic History

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 241-258, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics

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Dead Poets’ Property - How Does Copyright Influence Price?

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Xing Li, Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Peking University, Boston University School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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copyright, creativity, innovation, information goods, price discrimination.

Patent Citations - An Analysis of Quality Differences and Citing Practices in Hybrid Corn

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Petra Moser, Joerg Ohmstedt and Paul W. Rhode
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Bain & Company and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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innovation, patents, intellectual property, hybrid corn

Patent Citations - An Analysis of Quality Differences and Citing Practices in Hybrid Corn

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Petra Moser, Joerg Ohmstedt and Paul W. Rhode
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Bain & Company and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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Patent Citations and the Size of the Inventive Step - Evidence from Hybrid Corn

NBER Working Paper No. w21443
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Aug 2015
Petra Moser, Joerg Ohmstedt and Paul W. Rhode
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Bain & Company and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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Patent Pools and Innovation in Substitutes - Evidence from the 19th Century Sewing Machine Industry

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2013
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

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Patent Pools, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

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How do Patent Laws Influence Innovation?

American Economic Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, September 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Citation 48

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Innovation, Patent Laws, Technical Change

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Do Patents Weaken the Localization of Innovations? Evidence from World's Fairs

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 347 (62,235)
Citation 3

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Innovation, Patents, Knowledge Spillovers, Localization, Economic History

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Taste-Based Discrimination at the NYSE - Empirical Evidence from a Shock to Preferences after WWI

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 298 (78,419)
Citation 1

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Ethnic Discrimination, Taste-Based Discrimination, NYSE, Economic History, World War I

Spatial Errors in Count Data Regressions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Marinho Bertanha and Petra Moser
University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Count-data, Poisson panel models, spatial correlation, patents, citations

Spatial Errors in Count Data Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. w20374
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Marinho Bertanha and Petra Moser
University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from Nineteenth-Century World Fairs

NBER Working Paper No. w9909
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Aug 2003
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Was Electricity a General Purpose Technology?

The American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, Vol.94, No. 2, pp. 388-394. May 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Petra Moser and Tom Nicholas
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Citation 6

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Innovation, Patents, General Purpose Technology, U.S. Economic History

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Career Effects of Mental Health

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Barbara Biasi, Michael S. Dahl and Petra Moser
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Aarhus - School of Business and Social Sciences and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Mental health, creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, wages, pharmaceuticals

Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period

Economics of Digitization (Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, editors), from University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Boston University School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Copyright, creativity, property rights, ideas

Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period

NBER Working Paper No. w19521
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Boston University School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Patent Pools: Licensing Strategies in the Absence of Regulation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 May 2012
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (126,115)

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Patent Pools, Licensing, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

Prizes, Publicity, and Patents: Non-Monetary Awards as a Mechanism to Encourage Innovation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2013
Petra Moser and Tom Nicholas
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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O31, O30, N40

Prizes, Publicity and Patents: Non‐Monetary Awards as a Mechanism to Encourage Innovation

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 61, Issue 3, pp. 763-788, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Petra Moser and Tom Nicholas
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Did Plant Patents Create the American Rose?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2011
Petra Moser and Paul W. Rhode
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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Patents, Innovation, Agriculture

Did Plant Patents Create the American Rose?

NBER Working Paper No. w16983
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 May 2011
Petra Moser and Paul W. Rhode
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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Effects of Copyrights on Science: Evidence from the WWII Book Republication Program

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Barbara Biasi and Petra Moser
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 120 (49,352)

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Science, knowledge, human capital, cumulative invention, copyright, open access

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Innovation and Patents

Book chapter prepared for Louis Cain, Price Fishback, and Paul Rhode (editors) Oxford Handbook of Economic History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2014
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 113 (144,005)

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Patents, innovation, fairs, exhibitions, technical change.

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Competition and Innovation: Did Monsanto’s Entry Encourage Innovation in GMO Crops?

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Petra Moser and Paul Wong
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 78 (159,959)

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innovation, competition, field trial, patent, genetically modified crop, GMO, Monsanto

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Do Treaties Encourage Technology Transfer? Evidence from the Paris Convention

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jul 2011
Petra Moser, Kamran Bilir and Irina Talis
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Patent Pools and the Direction of Innovation - Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w17573
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (435,110)
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An Empirical Test of Taste-Based Discrimination Changes in Ethnic Preferences and Their Effect on Admissions to the NYSE During World War I

NBER Working Paper No. w14003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2008
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Dead Poet's Property - How Does Copyright Influence Price?

NBER Working Paper No. w21522
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Xing Li, Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Peking University, Boston University School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from 19th-Century World Fairs

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Petra Moser
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics

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Patent law, Inventors, Technology innovation, Inventions, Trade secrets, Intellectual property, Competitive advantages