Lynne G. Zucker

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Professor of Sociology & Director, Center for International Science, Technology, & Cultural Policy

405 Hilgard Avenue

Box 951361 Departments of Sociology and Policy Studies 2201 Hershey mc 155107

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1361

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

Star Scientists, Innovation and Regional and National Immigration

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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scientist, innovation, technology, immigration, high technology

Star Scientists, Innovation and Regional and National Immigration

NBER Working Paper No. w13547
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Categorizing Science and Technology Across Articles, Patents, Doctoral Programs, and Industries

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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biotechnology, inventions, patents, commercial applications, Nanobank, categorizing, science, technology, articles, doctoral programs, industries

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Socio-Economic Impact of Nanoscale Science: Initial Results and Nanobank

NBER Working Paper No. w11181
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Nanobank: Data Overview

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Commercializing Knowledge: University Science, Knowledge Capture, and Firm Performance in Biotechnology

NBER Working Paper No. w8499
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
Lynne G. Zucker, Michael R. Darby and Jeff S. Armstrong
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and Analysis Group, Inc.
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Intellectual Capital and the Birth of U.S. Biotechnology Enterprises

NBER Working Paper No. w4653
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2022
Lynne G. Zucker, Michael R. Darby and Marilynn B. Brewer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology
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Social Networks, Learning, and Flexibility: Sourcing Scientific Knowledge in New Biotechnology Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w5320
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2022
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology
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Stakes and Stars: the Effect of Intellectual Human Capital on the Level and Variability of High-Tech Firms' Market Values

NBER Working Paper No. w7201
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2022
Michael R. Darby, Qiao Liu and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Movement of Star Scientists and Engineers and High-Tech Firm Entry

NBER Working Paper No. w12172
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Intellectual Capital and the Firm: The Technology of Geographically Localized Knowledge Spillovers

NBER Working Paper No. w4946
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2022
Lynne G. Zucker, Michael R. Darby and Jeff S. Armstrong
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and Analysis Group, Inc.
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Going Public When You Can in Biotechnology

NBER Working Paper No. w8954
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2002 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2022
Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Capturing Technological Opportunity Via Japan's Star Scientists: Evidence from Japanese Firms' Biotech Patents and Products

NBER Working Paper No. w6360
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Grilichesian Breakthroughs: Inventions of Methods of Inventing and Firm Entry in Nanotechnology

NBER Working Paper No. w9825
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 08 May 2022
Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Virtuous Circles of Productivity: Star Bioscientists and the Institutional Transformation of Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w5342
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Collaboration Structure and Information Dilemmas in Biotechnology: Organizational Boundaries as Trust Production

NBER Working Paper No. w5199
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2022
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Star Scientists, Institutions, and the Entry of Japanese Biotechnology Enterprises

NBER Working Paper No. w5795
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Feb 1997 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Innovation, Competition and Welfare-Enhancing Monopoly

NBER Working Paper No. w12094
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2022
Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Growing by Leaps and Inches: Creative Destruction, Real Cost Reduction, and Inching Up

NBER Working Paper No. w8947
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2002 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2022
Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Present at the Revolution: Transformation of Technical Identity for a Large Incumbent Pharmaceutical Firm after the Biotechnological Breakthrough

NBER Working Paper No. w5243
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Chinese Rural Industrial Productivity and Urban Spillovers

NBER Working Paper No. w6202
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2022
Yusheng Peng, Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Universities, Joint Ventures, and Success in the Advanced Technology Program

NBER Working Paper No. w9463
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Michael R. Darby, Lynne G. Zucker and Andrew Wang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Government of the United States of America - Office of Economic Assessment
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Universities, Joint Ventures, and Success in the Advanced Technology Program

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Andrew Wang, Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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Advanced Technology Program (ATP), National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), Patent productivity, University-firm relations, University-industry-government relations, Cooperative research, Organizational change, Joint ventures

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Costly Information in Firm Transformation, Exit, or Persistent Failure

NBER Working Paper No. w5577
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Minerva Unbound: Knowledge Stocks, Knowledge Flows and New Knowledge Production

NBER Working Paper No. w12669
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Measuring Success of Advanced Technology Program Participation Using Archival Data

NBER Working Paper No. w9780
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Local Academic Science Driving Organizational Change: the Adoption of Biotechnology by Japanese Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w7248
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Labor Mobility from Academe to Commerce

NBER Working Paper No. w6050
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2022
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Institutional Entrepreneurship Dynamics: Evidence from the Development of Nanotechnologies

Annals of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 May 2015
Claire A. Auplat and Lynne G. Zucker
PSL Dauphine University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Institutional entrepreneurship, nanotechnologies, civil society, innovation in management practices

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Interorganizational Trust Production Contingent on Product and Performance Uncertainty

Socio-Economic Review, 15(2), 307-330, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Nov 2017
University of Arizona, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Aachen University of Technology (RWTH) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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trust, firms, uncertainty, cooperation, social capital, management

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Communitywide Database Designs for Tracking Innovation Impact: Comets, Stars and Nanobank

NBER Working Paper No. w17404
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2023
Lynne G. Zucker, Michael R. Darby and Jason Fong
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Fundamentals or Population Dynamics and the Geographic Distribution of U.S. Biotechnology Enterprises, 1976-1989

NBER Working Paper No. w6414
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Lynne G. Zucker, Michael R. Darby and Yusheng Peng
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Social Construction of Trust to Protect Ideas and Data in Space Science and Geophysics

NBER Working Paper No. w5373
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Legitimacy Revisited: Disentangling Propriety, Validity, and Consensus

Journal of Management Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Aug 2023
Patrick Haack, Oliver Schilke and Lynne G. Zucker
Swiss Finance Institute - HEC Lausanne, University of Arizona and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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consensus, experiments, institutional change, legitimacy, microfoundations, propriety, validity

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Defacto and Deeded Intellectual Property: Knowledge-Driven Co-Evolution of Firm Collaboration Boundaries and IPR Strategy

NBER Working Paper No. w20249
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Towards a Theory of Micro-Institutional Processes: Forgotten Roots, Links to Social-Psychological Research, and New Ideas

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Aug 2023
Lynne G. Zucker and Oliver Schilke
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Arizona
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Institutional theory, Micro-institutionalism, Legitimacy, Trust, Routines, Experiments

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Primer for Experimental Methods in Organization Theory

Levine, S. S., Schilke, O., Kacperczyk, A., & Zucker, L. G. (2023). Primer for Experimental Methods in Organization Theory. Organization Science, 34(6), 1997-2025.
Posted: 05 Jun 2024
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Arizona, Independent and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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organization theory, experiment, microfoundation, mechanism

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Measuring Success and Advanced Technology Program Participation Using Archival Data

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area

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Advanced Technology Program (ATP), Financial data, Joint ventures, Patents, Program evaluation, Venture capital, Firm size, Initial public offerings (IPO), Datasets, Research methods

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Intellectual Human Capital and the Birth of U.S. Biotechnology Enterprises

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Lynne G. Zucker, Michael R. Darby and Marilynn B. Brewer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology

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Knowledge spillovers, Geographic distribution, Human capital, Economic development, Scientists, R&D expenditures, Colleges & universities, Intellectual capital, Venture capital firms, Location factors, Biotechnology industry