Tom Nicholas

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Cambridge, MA 02163

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

Real Estate Prices During the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression

UC Davis Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 18-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2011
Tom Nicholas and Anna Scherbina
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Brandeis University
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Real Estate, Price Index, Great Depression

Real Estate Prices During the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 41, Issue 2, pp. 278-309, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Tom Nicholas and Anna Scherbina
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Brandeis University
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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
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Innovation, Patents, General Purpose Technology, U.S. 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
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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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
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Inducement Prizes and Innovation

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 25/2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Liam Brunt, Josh Lerner and Tom Nicholas
NHH - Norwegian School of Economics, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Awards, Patents, Contests

Inducement Prizes and Innovation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6917
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Liam Brunt, Josh Lerner and Tom Nicholas
NHH - Norwegian School of Economics, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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awards, contests, patents

Inducement Prizes and Innovation

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 657-696, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Liam Brunt, Josh Lerner and Tom Nicholas
NHH - Norwegian School of Economics, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Taxation and Innovation in the 20th Century

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2018-71
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Innovation, income taxes, corporate taxation, rms, inventors, state taxation, business taxation, R&D tax credits

Taxation and Innovation in the 20th Century

NBER Working Paper No. w24982
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Taxation and Innovation in the 20th Century

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13167
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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How History Shaped the Innovator’s Dilemma

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 21-014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Tom Nicholas
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Immigration and the Rise of American Ingenuity

NBER Working Paper No. w23137
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Ufuk Akcigit, John Grigsby and Tom Nicholas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age

NBER Working Paper No. w23047
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2022
Ufuk Akcigit, John Grigsby and Tom Nicholas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11755
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Ufuk Akcigit, John Grigsby and Tom Nicholas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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census, demographics, Earnings, growth, innovation, inventors, migration, patents

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Did Bank Distress Stifle Innovation During the Great Depression?

NBER Working Paper No. w20392
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2022
Ramana Nanda and Tom Nicholas
Imperial College Business School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Hybrid Innovation in Meiji, Japan

International Economic Review, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 575-600, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Tom Nicholas
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Independent Invention During the Rise of the Corporate Economy in Britain and Japan

The Economic History Review, Vol. 64, Issue 3, pp. 995-1023, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Tom Nicholas
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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History, Microdata, and Endogenous Growth

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 615-633, 2019
Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Ufuk Akcigit and Tom Nicholas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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The Whiz Kids

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 811-042
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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The Wright Brothers and Their Flying Machines

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-034
Posted: 15 Feb 2012
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Bessemer Trust: Guardians of Capital

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management case no. 811-031
Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Lehman Brothers

HBS Case No. 810-106, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 15 May 2010
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Neoprene

HBS Case No. 810-084, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 21 Mar 2010
Tom Nicholas and Felipe Tamega Fernandes
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School, Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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Crosley

HBS Case No. 809-160, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Al Capone

HBS Case No. 809-144, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 20 May 2009
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Online Pet Supply Retailing

HBS Case No. 809-117, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 20 May 2009
Tom Nicholas and David Chen
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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Spatial Diversity in Invention: Evidence from the Early R&D Labs

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 1-31, 2009
Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Tom Nicholas
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

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R&D, invention, location, cities