Vivek Wadhwa

Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering

Director of Research

Durham, NC 27708

United States

Stanford University - Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance

Fellow

Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Ab

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Anatomy of an Entrepreneur: Family Background and Motivation

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of Southern California, University of Akron and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
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entrepreneur,entrepreneurship, company founders, motivation, background

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America's Loss is the World's Gain: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part 4

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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Immigration, entrepreneurship, India, China, workforce, labor migration, policy

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America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Part I

Duke Science, Technology & Innovation Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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entrepreneur, immigrant, high tech, patent, regional development

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Getting the Numbers Right: International Engineering Education in the United States, China, and India

Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 97, No. 1, pp. 13-25, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
G. Gereffi, Vivek Wadhwa, Ben A. Rissing and Ryan Ong
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology
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dynamic and transactional engineers, engineering education, offshoring

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Intellectual Property, the Immigration Backlog, and a Reverse Brain-Drain: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part III

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, New York University (NYU) - Department of Sociology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS), Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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entrepreneur, immigrant, competitiveness, intellectual property

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Making of A Successful Entrepreneur: Anatomy of an Entrepreneur Part II

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2009
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of Akron, University of Southern California and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
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entrepreneurship, success, failure, venture capital, financing, company founders

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How the Disciple Became the Guru

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Vivek Wadhwa, Una Kim de Vitton and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Harvard University and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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workforce development, training, India

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Education and Tech Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS)
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U.S. born, entrepreneur, key founder, high-tech, start-up, education, Ivy League

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Are Successful Women Entrepreneurs Different from Men?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 May 2010
J. McGrath Cohoon, Vivek Wadhwa and Lesa Mitchell
University of Virginia, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
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Entrepreneurship, women

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Education, Entrepreneurship and Immigration: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part II

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS), University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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immigrant, entrepreneur, education, high-tech, engineering

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The Globalization of Innovation: Pharmaceuticals: Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS), Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Harvard University - Labor and Worklife Program and BusinessWeek
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pharmaceuticals, innovaiton, R&D, value chain, China, India

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Skilled Immigration and Economic Growth

Applied Research in Economic Development, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 6-14, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jun 2008
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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Immigrants, Engineering, Technology, Startup

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Where the Engineers Are

Issues in Science and Technology, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Vivek Wadhwa, G. Gereffi, Ben A. Rissing and Ryan Ong
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology
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Engineering, Graduation, India, China, United States

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A Reverse Brain Drain

Issues in Science and Technology, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Vivek Wadhwa
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering
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immigration, india, china, brain-drain, entrepreneurship, education, competitiveness

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The Grass is Indeed Greener in India and China for Returnee Entrepreneurs: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs – Part VI

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University - Center on Globalization, Governance, & Competitiveness, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and Harvard Kennedy School
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Entrepreneurship, Returnees, India, China, Innovation, Startups, Reverse Brain Drain, Immigration, Global Competitiveness

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Losing the World's Best and Brightest: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part V

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
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immigration, education, reverse migration, management, science, engineering, U.S. competitiveness

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Industry Trends in Engineering Offshoring

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Vivek Wadhwa, Ben A. Rissing and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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Engineering, Offshoring, Globalization

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Framing the Engineering Outsourcing Debate

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Vivek Wadhwa and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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Engineering, Outsourcing, China, India

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U.S.-Based Global Intellectual Property Creation: An Analysis

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS), Commonwealth of Virginia, Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
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patent

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Then and Now: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part VII

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2159875, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2012
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and Stanford Law School
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immigrant, immigration, entrepreneur, HSI, high skill, highly skilled, policy, economy

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An Outflow of Talent: Nativism and the US Reverse Brain Drain

Harvard International Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Vivek Wadhwa
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering
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Immigration, India, China, reverse brain-drain, foreign students, entrepreneurship

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A Disciple Becomes the Guru

Harvard International Review, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Vivek Wadhwa
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering
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India, workforce development, management, globalization

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America's Other Immigration Crisis

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2013
Vivek Wadhwa
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering
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Immigration, skilled, intellectual property, visa