Martin Kenney

University of California, Davis

Distinguished Professor

Community and Regional Development Unit

Davis, CA 95616

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

The Application of Artificial Intelligence at Chinese Digital Platform Giants: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent

ETLA Reports, No. 81 (February, 2018)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Kai Jia, Martin Kenney, Juri Mattila and Timo Seppala
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, University of California, Davis, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) and The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
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Artificial Intelligence, Platforms, Platform Business Group strategy, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent

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Structuring the Smartphone Industry: Is the Mobile Internet OS Platform the Key

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 May 2011
Martin Kenney and Bryan Pon
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human and Community Development
Downloads 477 (64,205)
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Platforms, Industry structure, Smart phones, Android, iPhone

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Initial Public Offering Database: Data Overview

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
Downloads 472 (65,041)

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Post-IPO Employment and Revenue Growth for U.S. IPOs, June 1996-2010

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 May 2012
Martin Kenney, Donald Patton and Jay R. Ritter
University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Downloads 428 (73,248)
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IPO, initial public offering, policy, startup, firm, employment, revenue, company, companies

Unicorns, Cheshire Cats, and the New Dilemmas of Entrepreneurial Finance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 324 (100,287)
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Unicorns, Cheshire Cats, and the New Dilemmas of Entrepreneurial Finance

Forthcoming in Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 99 (290,139)
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venture capital, unicorns, IPOs

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Initial Public Offering Database: Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
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Organizing Venture Capital: The Rise and Demise of American Research & Development Corporation, 1946-1973

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
David H. Hsu and Martin Kenney
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of California, Davis
Downloads 326 (100,166)
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Venture capital, entrepreneurship, organizational evolution, business history

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How Venture Capital Became a Component of the U.S. National System of Innovation

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 May 2011
Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis
Downloads 299 (110,120)
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venture capital, innovation, national system of innovation, NSI, regional

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5G: Revolution or Hype?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2019
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis, Stanford University Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Digital Prism Advisors and University of California, Berkeley
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Labor in the Platform Economy: New Work Created, Old Work Reorganized, and Value Creation Reconfigured

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2019
Dafna Bearson, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 258 (128,723)
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Platform Economy, Technology, Work, Employment, Digitization

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Platform-Dependent Entrepreneurs: Power Asymmetries, Risks, and Strategies in the Platform Economy

Academy of Management Perspective, In Press
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2020
Donato Cutolo and Martin Kenney
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of California, Davis
Downloads 241 (137,811)
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Platform Economy, Digital Platforms, Entrepreneurship, Ecosystem, Complementors

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30 Years after Bayh-Dole: Reassessing Academic Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of California, Davis, Arizona State University and Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 234 (141,782)
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Academic Entrepreneurship, University Entrepreneurship, Patents, Licensing, Start-ups, Technology Transfer, Bayh-Dole Act

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Global Competitors? Mapping the Internationalization Strategies of Chinese Digital Platform Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Kai Jia, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 196 (167,698)
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Digital Platforms, China, Globalization, Tencent, Alibaba, Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises

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Academic Misconduct, Misrepresentation and Gaming: A Reassessment

Forthcoming in Research Policy
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
University of California -- Los Angeles, University of California, Davis, SPRU, University of Sussex and Georgia Institute of Technology
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academic misconduct, research fraud, academic misrepresentation, gaming, predatory journals, pseudo conferences

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Ctrip: China's Online Travel Platform — Local Giant or Global Competitor?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Tianyi Shao and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis, Students and University of California, Davis
Downloads 163 (197,309)
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Ctrip, Chinese Platforms, Tourism

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China's Innovation Challenge: An Introduction

Lewin, A. Y., M. Kenney and J. P. Murmann (2016). China's Innovation Challenge: An Introduction. China's Innovation Challenge: Overcoming the Middle Income Trap. A. Y. Lewin, M. Kenney and J. P. Murmann. Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-1-107-12712-8: 1-31.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Arie Y. Lewin, Martin Kenney and Johann Peter Murmann
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Davis and University of St. Gallen
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China, innovation, multi-level analysis, Chinese Economy

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Work and Value Creation in the Platform Economy

Forthcoming, Research in the Sociology of Work edited by Anne Kovalainen and Steven Vallas
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 154 (206,967)
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platform economy, user-generated content, venture labor, internet, work force, contractors

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Computer and Internet Use by Great Plains Farmers

UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics Working Paper No. 04-010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 May 2005
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Kansas State University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Davis
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Technology adoption, agriculture, competitiveness, net benefits

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The Platform Economy and Geography: Restructuring the Space of Capitalist Accumulation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
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The Platform Economy Matures: Exploring and Measuring Pervasiveness and Power

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2020
Martin Kenney, Dafna Bearson and John Zysman
University of California, Davis, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 120 (255,091)

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Platform Economy, Industrial Organization, Amazon, Digitization, Power, Technology, Governance

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Does Inventor Ownership Encourage University Research-Derived Entrepreneurship? A Six University Comparison

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 May 2011
Martin Kenney and Donald Patton
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development
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entrepreneurship, university, spin-off, invention, commercialization

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Building Venture Capital Industries: Understanding the U.S. and Israeli Experiences

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Gil Avnimelech, Martin Kenney and Morris Teubal
Ono Academic College, University of California, Davis and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 111 (266,370)
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Venture Capital, High Tech Cluster, Emergence, Innovation Policy, Targeted Policy, System Evolutionary Perspective, and Industry Life Cycle.

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Platform-Dependent Entrepreneurs as Private Regulators in the Platform Economy

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Donato Cutolo, Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 90 (306,201)
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Platform-Dependent Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Digital Platforms, Governance, Platform Economy

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Algorithms, Platforms, and Ethnic Bias: A Diagnostic Model

Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery, Forthcoming November 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Silva Selena and Martin Kenney
Independent and University of California, Davis
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algorithms, digital bias, digital discrimination, platform economy, racism

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Employment, Work, and Value Creation in the Era of Digital Platforms

In Digital Work and the Platform Economy: Understanding Tasks, Skills and Capabilities in the New Era Eds. Poutanen, S., Kovalainen, S. and Rouvinen, P. Routledge Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Martin Kenney, Petri Rouvinen and John Zysman
University of California, Davis, ETLA, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 64 (372,220)
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Employment, Work, Value Creation, Digital Platforms, Platform Economy

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The Spatial Configuration of the Entrepreneurial Support Network for the Semiconductor Industry

R&D Management, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 1-16, January 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
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Beyond Hype and Despair: Developing Healthy Communities in the Era of Intelligent Tools

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2019
John Zysman, Martin Kenney and Laura D'Andrea Tyson
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
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Intelligent Tools, Technology, Good Jobs, Work, Employment, Society

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Algorithms, Platforms, and Ethnic Bias: An Integrative Essay

Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2019
Silva Selena and Martin Kenney
Independent and University of California, Davis
Downloads 22 (549,595)
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Digital Bias, Digital Discrimination, Algorithms, Platform Economy, Racism

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Initial Public Offering Database: Audio of Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Donald Patton and Martin Kenney
University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development and University of California, Davis
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Book Reviews

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 44, pp. 159-198, February 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2004
Emory & Henry College, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, University of California, Davis, Williams College - Department of Economics, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Economics, University of Washington - Department of Geography, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics, University of Quebec at Montreal - INRS, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics, McMaster University, University of Oxford, Florida State University - Department of Geography, State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, National University of Ireland, Galway, Mississippi State University, University of Miami, Allegany College of Maryland and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research
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COVID-19 and the Increasing Centrality and Power of Platforms in China, the USA, and Beyond

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Martin Kenney and John Zysman
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley
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COVID, China, Platform firms, Amazon, Alibaba

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Entrepreneurial Geographies: Support Networks in Three High-Technology Industries

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Martin Kenney and Donald Patton
University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis - Department of Human & Community Development

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Economic geography, Economic development, Startups, Telecommunications industry, Biotechnology industry, Clusters, Computer industry

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Venture Capital, High Technology and Regional Development

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Richard Florida and Martin Kenney
Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and University of California, Davis

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Financial centers, Venture capital, Social structures, High technology firms, Clusters, Firm location, Venture capital firms, Agglomeration economies, Technology clusters, Regional development, Location factors, Social networks, Financial services industry, Technology innovation

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Organizing Venture Capital: The Rise and Demise of American Research &Amp; Development Corporation, 1946&Ndash;1973

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 579-616, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
d H. Hsu and Martin Kenney
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Davis

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Digitization and Platforms in Agriculture: Organizations, Power Asymmetry, and Collective Action Solutions

Martin Kenney, Hiam Serhan and Gilles Trystram
University of California, Davis, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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platforms, agriculture, cooperatives, digitization, platform economy