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

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

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
Downloads 355 (58,066)

Abstract:

Innovation, R&D, CEO Overconfidence Managerial biases

2.

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 333 (71,591)
Citation 28

Abstract:

Patents, Performance, Technical Standards, Voluntary Standard-Setting Organizations

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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 314 (60,758)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Standards, Compatibility, Comittee, Internet

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
Columbia Business School - Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 157 (159,717)

Abstract:

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
Columbia Business School - Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 53 (329,561)

Abstract:

asset ownership, productivity, information technology

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 190 (134,448)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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: 16 Oct 2014
Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 11 (519,928)
Citation 1

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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 134 (161,274)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Consensus, Standards, Compatibility, Innovation

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
Columbia Business School - Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 129 (188,130)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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
Columbia Business School - Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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8.

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 124 (184,024)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Disease Management, Self Control, Diabetes, Preventive Medicine

9.

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 115 (188,678)
Citation 6

Abstract:

patent citations, age profile, lag distribution, grant lag

10.

Explaining the Increase in Intellectual Property Disclosure

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2009
Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 80 (223,191)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Standards, Compatibility

11.

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
Columbia Business School - Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 61 (255,185)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Diversification, diseconomies of scope, adaptation, outsourcing, asset ownership.

12.

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 60 (295,709)

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Downloads 50 (333,401)

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
Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 50 (338,853)

Abstract:

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
Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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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 50 (261,038)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Standards, compatibility, patents, licensing, FRAND, hold-up

15.

CEO Overconfidence and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w16041
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Alberto Galasso and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 47 (300,578)
Citation 15

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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
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 36 (361,551)
Citation 7

Abstract:

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, Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 17 (485,009)

Abstract:

Standards, Compatibility, Patents, Licensing, FRAND

Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w23627
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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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
Downloads 8 (483,376)

Abstract:

Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Platform Technologies

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 775-816, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Oct 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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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

Abstract:

Compatibility, Standards, Patents, Litigation, Platform

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Upstream, Downstream: Diffusion and Impact of the Universal Product Code

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jul 2017
Emek Basker and Timothy Simcoe
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 0 (483,376)

Abstract:

Universal Product Code, Barcode, Supply Chain, Network Effects, Trademarks

21.

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
Downloads 0 (416,486)

Abstract:

Research, Development, Tax Credit, Adjustment Costs

22.

Forking, Fragmentation and Splintering

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 2862234
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Timothy Simcoe and Jeremy Watson
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Abstract:

Forking, fragmentation, splintering, standards, platforms

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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, Santa Clara University - School of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Stanford Law School, The John Marshall Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Emory University School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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Abstract:

DOJ, FTC, Antitrust, Guidelines, Licensing, FRAND

24.

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

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2823658
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Abstract:

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