Timothy Simcoe

Boston University - Questrom School of Business

Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA MA 02215

United States

NBER

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

How Essential are Standard-Essential Patents?

Stanford Public Law Working Paper, 104 Cornell Law Review 607 (2019)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Mark A. Lemley and Timothy Simcoe
Stanford Law School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,130 (35,691)
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CEO Over-Confidence and Innovation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2010
Timothy Simcoe and Alberto Galasso
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Innovation, R&D, CEO Overconfidence Managerial biases

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Standard Setting Committees: Consensus Governance for Shared Technology Platforms

American Economic Review, 102(1): 305–336, February 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 518 (100,597)
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Standards, Compatibility, Comittee, Internet

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Tying and Exclusion in FRAND Licensing: Evaluating Qualcomm

Antitrust Source, Forthcoming, Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3523797
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Timothy Simcoe
USC Gould School of Law and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 477 (111,197)
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FRAND, RAND, standards, standard-setting, licensing, antitrust, tying, exclusive dealing

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Patents and the Performance of Voluntary Standard Setting Organizations

NET Institute Working Paper No. 05-22
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Marc Rysman and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 444 (121,005)
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Patents, Performance, Technical Standards, Voluntary Standard-Setting Organizations

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Final Report of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology Patent Damages Workshop

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 25(1), pp. 115-142 (2017). , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2823658
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2018
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, UC Berkeley School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 364 (151,802)

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Patents, Damages, Conjoint Analysis, Reasonable Royalty, Patent Case Management, Expert Witnesses

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Preserving the Royalty-Free Standards Ecosystem

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS22-40, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 22-40, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 524, Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 45(7): 371-375 (2023)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2023
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Arizona State University (ASU) - College of Law, City University London - The City Law School, Rutgers Law School, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, American University Washington College of Law, University of California, Berkeley, TUM School of Management - Technical University of Munich (TUM), USC Gould School of Law, London School of Economics - Law School, RWTH Aachen University, University of Glasgow, Stanford Law School, Santa Clara University - School of Law, LSE Law, Yale School of Management, New York University School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Peking University School of Transnational Law
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standards, patent, royalty-free, FRAND, Bluetooth, USB, IETF, ISO, ETSI, antitrust, competition, open source, software, copyleft

Government Green Procurement Spillovers: Evidence from Municipal Building Policies in California

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 13-030
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 292 (190,980)
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Public procurement, green building, quality certification, environmental policy

Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings

NBER Working Paper No. w18385
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2023
Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School
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Does Patent Monetization Promote SSO Participation?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
Timothy Simcoe and Qing Zhang
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 328 (169,961)

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Standardization, FRAND, Patents

Information Technology, Productivity and Asset Ownership: Evidence from Taxicab Fleets

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-28
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 196 (281,820)

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Asset ownership, information technology, productivity

Information Technology, Productivity and Asset Ownership: Evidence from Taxicab Fleets

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 09-39
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 112 (448,405)
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asset ownership, productivity, information technology

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Patent Examiner Specialization

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2017
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 235 (237,635)

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Patent, specialization, examination, agglomeration

Patent Examiner Specialization

NBER Working Paper No. w23913
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 35 (832,810)
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Choosing the Rules for Consensus Standardization

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2013
Joseph Farrell and Timothy Simcoe
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 266 (211,234)
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Consensus, Standards, Compatibility, Innovation

Patenting Inventions or Inventing Patents? Continuation Practice at the USPTO

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2022
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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patents, standards, standard essential patents, continuations

Patenting Inventions or Inventing Patents? Continuation Practice at the USPTO

NBER Working Paper No. w27686
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2023
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 40 (793,334)
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Forking, Fragmentation and Splintering

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 2862234
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Timothy Simcoe and Jeremy Watson
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 216 (258,477)
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Forking, fragmentation, splintering, standards, platforms

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Effects of Content Sourcing Strategy on Online News Subscription

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2024
Xiaoli Yang, Nachiketa Sahoo and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 212 (263,028)

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Online Newspapers, Content Sourcing Strategy, Paywall, Willingness to Pay, Endogenous Switching

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Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Standards, Compatibility, Patents, Licensing, FRAND

Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w23627
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Disease Management

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 May 2006
Paul J. Gertler and Timothy Simcoe
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 210 (265,360)
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Disease Management, Self Control, Diabetes, Preventive Medicine

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Identifying the Age Profile of Patent Citations

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Mar 2006
Aditi Mehta, Marc Rysman and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University, Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 209 (266,546)
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patent citations, age profile, lag distribution, grant lag

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Patent Policy and American Innovation after eBay: An Empirical Examination

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Filippo Mezzanotti and Timothy Simcoe
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 202 (274,972)
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Patent, injunction

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Explaining the Increase in Intellectual Property Disclosure

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2009
Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 201 (276,217)
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Standards, Compatibility

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Brief Of Amicus Curiae Law And Economics Scholars In Support Of Petition For Rehearing En Banc in Continental v. Avanci (5th Cir. 2022)

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Rutgers Law School, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Stanford Law School, Santa Clara University - School of Law, Stanford Law School, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, DePaul University College of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Peking University School of Transnational Law
Downloads 200 (277,400)

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standards, FRAND, licensing, patent, standing, SSO, antitrust

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Comments of Law and Business Scholars Submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Regarding a Proposed Update to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 182, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - College of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Stanford Law School, Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Maryland Carey School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
Downloads 199 (278,740)
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DOJ, FTC, Antitrust, Guidelines, Licensing, FRAND

Related Diversification and Outsourcing in the Taxicab Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 173 (315,593)
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Diversification, Outsourcing, Vertical Integration

Related Diversification and Outsourcing in the Taxicab Industry

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-08-10 (revised April, 2009)
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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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 K. Agrawal, Carlos Rosell and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Department of Finance, Canada and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 172 (317,470)
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Research, Development, Tax Credit, Adjustment Costs

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A NAASTy Alternative to RAND Pricing Commitments

Telecommunications Policy, 35(11): 1010–1017, December 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Marc Rysman and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 170 (320,660)
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Standards, compatibility, patents, licensing, FRAND, hold-up

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CEO Overconfidence and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w16041
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2023
Alberto Galasso and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 159 (339,546)
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Representation is Not Sufficient for Selecting Gender Diversity

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3815038
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2023
Northwestern University - Center on Law, Business, and Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Luiss Guido Carli University
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Gender, diversity, selectorate, STEM, standards

Representation is Not Sufficient for Selecting Gender Diversity

NBER Working Paper No. w28649
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2023
Northwestern University - Center on Law, Business, and Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Luiss Guido Carli University
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Representation Is Not Sufficient for Selecting Gender Diversity

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 23-056
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2024
Northwestern University - Center on Law, Business, and Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Luiss Guido Carli University
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Representation is Not Sufficient for Selecting Gender Diversity

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 May 2021
Northwestern University - Center on Law, Business, and Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Luiss Guido Carli University
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Diversification, Vertical Contracting and Diseconomies of Scope: Evidence from the Taxicab Industry

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 137 (382,751)
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Diversification, diseconomies of scope, adaptation, outsourcing, asset ownership.

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What's in a (Missing) Name? Status and Signaling in Open Standards Development

NET Institute Working Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Timothy Simcoe, David Waguespack and Lee Fleming
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Maryland and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 111 (449,118)

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Learning From Testimony on Quantitative Research in Management

Academy of Management Review 2019, Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3816190
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
Andrew A. King, Brent Goldfarb and Timothy Simcoe
Questrom School of Business- Boston University, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 93 (507,267)
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Problem of testimony, specification map

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Ecosystems and Complementary Platforms

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Aug 2023
Doh-Shin Jeon, Yassine Lefouili, Yaxin Li and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 92 (510,743)
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Multi-sided Market, Complementary Platforms, Network, Centrality, IoT, Licensing

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Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and the Platform Paradox

NBER Working Paper No. w13632
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2022
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 78 (564,377)

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Tax Credits and Small Firm R&D Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w20615
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Ajay K. Agrawal, Carlos Rosell and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Department of Finance, Canada and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 68 (609,012)
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Upstream, Downstream: Diffusion and Impacts of the Universal Product Code

NBER Working Paper No. w24040
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
Name Name and Timothy Simcoe
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 53 (688,050)

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Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w24358
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2023
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Luiss Guido Carli University
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Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12733
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Luiss Guido Carli University
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dynamic discrete choice, Experimentation, learning, Standardization

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Innovation and Appropriability: Revisiting the Role of Intellectual Property

NBER Working Paper No. w31428
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Filippo Mezzanotti and Timothy Simcoe
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Research And/Or Development? Financial Frictions and Innovation Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w31521
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Aug 2023
Filippo Mezzanotti and Timothy Simcoe
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and Platform Technologies

Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Compatibility, Standards, Patents, Litigation, Platform