Paul A. David

Stanford University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics- Emeritus

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-6072

United States

http://www-econ.stanford.edu/faculty/

University of Oxford - All Souls College

EmeritusFellow

High Street

Oxford, Oxon. OX1 4AL

United Kingdom

UNU-MERIT (Maastricht)

Professorial Fellow

Keizer Karel Plein 19

Maastricht, TC 6211

Netherlands

http://ccg.merit.unu.edu/

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

A Statement on the Appropriate Role for Research and Development in Climate Policy

Reg-Markets Center Working Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Dec 2008
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Stanford University - Department of Economics and Marsh & McLennan Companies - Washington, D.C. Office
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May 6th – Signals from a Very Brief but Emblematic Catastrophe on Wall Street

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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stock markets, price volatility, catastrophe theory, positive feedback, high frequency trading, computer-mediated transactions, system governance, regulatory by-pass, disruptive innovation

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The Historical Origins of 'Open Science': An Essay on Patronage, Reputation and Common Agency Contracting in the Scientific Revolution

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Article 5, 2008
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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open science, new economics of science, evolution of institutions, patronage, asymmetric information, principal-agent problems, common agency contracting, social networks, invisible colleges, scientific academies

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Science, Technology and Innovation for Economic Growth: Linking Policy Research and Practice in 'Stig Systems'

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Oct 2008
Philippe Aghion, Paul A. David and Dominique Foray
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Institute (MTEI)
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The End of Copyright History?

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 5-10, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Copyright, History

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Towards a Cyberinfrastructure for Enhanced Scientific Collaboration: Providing its 'Soft' Foundations May Be the Hardest Part

OII Research Report No. 4
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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e-Science, cyberinfrastructure, research collaborations, information technology, Grid computing, Grid services, legal institutions, intellectual property rights, inter-organizational contracts

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Restricting Access to Books on the Internet: Some Unanticipated Effects of US Copyright Legislation

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 23-53, 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Paul A. David and Jared Rubin
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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copyright, books

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Will e-Science Be Open Science?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, GSCM-Montpellier Business School and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
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Community-Based Production of Open Source Software: What Do We Know about the Developers Who Participate?

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Paul A. David and Joseph S. Shapiro
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Open-source software, FLOSS projects, community-based peer production, population heterogeneity, micro-motives, motivational profiles, web-cast surveys, hierarchical cluster analysis

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The Performance of Distributed Problem Solving Networks: A Final Report on the OII-MTI Project

OII DPSN Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
William H. Dutton, Paul A. David and Wolf Richter
University of Southern California, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
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internet, distributed problem solving networks, information sharing, digital networks, organizations, coproduction

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Is Public R&D a Complement or Substitute for Private R&D? A Review of the Econometric Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w7373
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Paul A. David, Bronwyn H. Hall and Andrew A. Toole
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Toward an Analytical Framework for the Study of Distributed Problem-Solving Networks

OII DPSN Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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distributed problem solving networks, internet, network, crowd sourcing, problem solving, organization, knowledge

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The Demography of an Early Mortality Transition: Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality Rates for Britain’s Royals, 1500‐1799

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Paul A. David, S. Ryan Johansson and Andrea Pozzi
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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demographic history, mortality transition, elite populations, medical knowledge

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Towards Institutional Infrastructures for e-Science: The Scope of the Challenge

OII Research Report No. 2
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Paul A. David and Michael J. Spence
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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internet, hardware, software, infrastructure, collaboration, e-science, e-research, scientific research organisations

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Bug-Patching for Mozilla's Firefox

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2008
Université Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie, GSCM-Montpellier Business School, Université Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Linking Policy Research and Practice in ‘Stig Systems’: Many Obstacles, But Some Ways Forward

CDM Working Papers Series WORKING PAPER-CEMI-2007-002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Philippe Aghion, Paul A. David and Dominique Foray
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Institute (MTEI)
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policy research, innovation, growth policy, system dynamics

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Heart of Darkness: Modeling Public-Private Funding Interactions Inside the R&D Black Box

NBER Working Paper No. w7538
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Paul A. David and Bronwyn H. Hall
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California at Berkeley
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Data and Information Access in E-Research: Results from a 2008 Survey Among UK E-Science Project Participants

OII Research Report No. 18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Matthijs L. den Besten and Paul A. David
GSCM-Montpellier Business School and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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e-science, open science, research collaboration

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Mapping E-Science's Path in the Collaboration Space: An Ontological Approach to Monitoring Infrastructure Development

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on e-Social Science
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Matthijs L. den Besten and Paul A. David
GSCM-Montpellier Business School and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Mitigating 'Anticommons' Harms to Research in Science and Technology

UNU-MERIT Working Paper No. 2011-001, Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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anticommons, R&D, multiple marginalization, IPR licensing, patent hold-ups, royalty stacking, distributed scientific databases, copyright collections societies, contractual commons

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Dynamics of Innovation in an Open Source Collaboration Environment: Lurking, Laboring, and Launching Floss Projects on Sourceforge

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 647-710, 2008
Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Paul A. David and Francesco Rullani
Stanford University - Department of Economics and LUISS Guido Carli - Department of Business and Management

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The Evolving Accidental Information Super-Highway

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 159-187, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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The Evolving Accidental Information Super-Highway

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer 2001
Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Paul A. David
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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The Explicit Economics of Knowledge Codification and Tacitness

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2000
Posted: 20 Nov 2000
Robin Cowan, Paul A. David and Dominique Foray
Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), Stanford University - Department of Economics and Université Paris Dauphine

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Learning by Accident?: Reductions in the Risk of Unplanned Outages in U.S. Nuclear Power Plants after Three Mile Island

JOURNAL OF RISK AND UNCERTAINTY, Vol. 13, No. 2
Posted: 04 May 1998
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and OECD

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