Matthew John Higgins

Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER

Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation

800 West Peachtree Street

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

Sigma Convergence Versus Beta Convergence: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Sep 2003
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 551 (38,506)
Citation 10

Abstract:

sigma-convergence, beta-convergence, Solow growth model, balanced growth, speed of convergence, US county-level data, income distribution, Gini coefficient, income equality

Sigma Convergence versus Beta Convergence: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

sigma-convergence, beta-convergence, Solow growth model, speed of convergence, balanced growth, U.S. county-level data, income distribution, Gini coefficient, income equality

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The Impact of Patenting on New Product Introductions in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 May 2007
Stuart J.H. Graham and Matthew John Higgins
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 374 (60,010)
Citation 2

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Patenting, Pharmaceutical industry, New product management, Research productivity

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Growth and Convergence Across the US: Evidence from County-Level Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Apr 2003
Matthew John Higgins, Daniel Levy and Andrew Young
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 278 (84,052)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, County-Level Data

Corporate Venture Capital as a Real Option in the Markets for Technology

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2015
Marco Ceccagnoli, Matthew John Higgins and Hyunsung D. Kang
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Adelphi University - School of Business
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corporate venture capital, market for technology, R&D, scientific capability, product pipeline, technological distance

Corporate Venture Capital as a Real Option in the Markets for Technology

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2015
Marco Ceccagnoli, Matthew John Higgins and Hyunsung D. Kang
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Adelphi University
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corporate venture capital, markets for technology, R&D, scientific capability, product pipeline, technological distance

Corporate Venture Capital as a Real Option in the Markets for Technology

NBER Working Paper No. w21424
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
Marco Ceccagnoli, Matthew John Higgins and Hyunsung D. Kang
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Adelphi University - School of Business
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Many Types of Human Capital and Many Roles in U.S. Growth: Evidence from County-Level Educational Attainment Data

Bar-Ilan University Economics Working Paper No. 3-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Mar 2004
Andrew Young, Daniel Levy and Matthew John Higgins
Emory University - Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 258 (84,378)

Abstract:

Human capital stock, educational attainment, economic growth, county level data

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Control Rights and the Performance of Strategic Alliances

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2009
Carolin Häussler and Matthew John Higgins
University of Passau and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 236 (96,671)
Citation 1

Abstract:

control rights, strategic alliances, collaboration success

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Growth and Convergence Across the U.S.: Evidence from County-Level Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Matthew John Higgins, Daniel Levy and Andrew T. Young
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Citation 22

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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, County-Level Data

Federal, State, and Local Governments: Evaluating Their Separate Roles in US Growth

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-4, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-5, Bar Ilan Univ. Pub Law Working Paper No. 06-8
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Economic Growth, Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, Fiscal Federalism, Oates' Decentralization Theorem, County-Level Data

Federal, State, and Local Governments: Evaluating Their Separate Roles in US Growth

Public Choice, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 9-42
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jan 2009
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (256,338)
Citation 1

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Economic Growth, Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, County-Level Data, Metro and Non-Metro Counties, Income Distribution, Equity

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The Intra-Alliance Division of Value Created through Collaboration

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 667
Posted: 03 May 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
J. Adetunji Adegbesan and Matthew John Higgins
Pan-African University - Lagos Business School and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 191 (118,162)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Strategic alliances; intra-alliance bargaining; value appropriation; resource-based view; strategic factor markets; control rights

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The Allocation of Control Rights in Pharmaceutical Alliances

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Matthew John Higgins
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 181 (131,746)
Citation 13

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Strategic alliances, Control rights, Biopharmaceutical industry

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Timing New Drug Introductions: The Roles of Regulatory Rules and Firms' Complementary Assets

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Stuart J.H. Graham and Matthew John Higgins
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 170 (133,823)
Citation 1

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New product introduction, Regulation, Paragraph IV challenges, Pharmaceutical industry, Research productivity

Conveying Quality and Value in Emerging Industries: Star Scientists and the Role of Learning in Biotechnology

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Matthew John Higgins, Paula E. Stephan and Jerry G. Thursby
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
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Nobel laureate, biotechnology, signaling, initial public offering, regime change

Conveying Quality and Value in Emerging Industries: Star Scientists and the Role of Learning in Biotechnology

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 09-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Matthew John Higgins, Paula E. Stephan and Jerry G. Thursby
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
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Nobel laureate, biotechnology, learning, initial public offering, regime change

Conveying Quality and Value in Emerging Industries: Star Scientists and the Role of Learning in Biotechnology

NBER Working Paper No. w14602
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Matthew John Higgins, Paula E. Stephan and Jerry G. Thursby
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
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Comanor and Scherer Revisited: Do Patents Proxy for New Product Introductions?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
Stuart J.H. Graham and Matthew John Higgins
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 152 (149,179)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Patenting; Pharmaceutical industry; Research productivity

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Heterogeneity in Convergence Rates and Income Determination Across U.S. States: Evidence from County-Level Data

Bar-Ilan University and Emory University Working Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Feb 2004
Andrew Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Emory University - Department of Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 152 (152,335)
Citation 1

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Convergence, heterogeneity, neoclassical growth model, county level data, variation in convergence rates, balanced growth path, consistent estimation, government and economic growth, education and economic growth, 2SLS, consistent estimation, income determination

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A Multi-Dimensional View of Alliance Complexity and Value Division in Technology Sourcing Agreements

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Zeynep K. Hansen and Matthew John Higgins
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 147 (159,296)

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Contractual complexity, Control rights, Strategic alliances, Biopharmaceutical industry, Contractual design

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Heterogeneous Convergence

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-2
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 110 (205,126)
Citation 4

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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, County Level Data, Heterogeneity

Heterogeneous Convergence

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (409,413)
Citation 4

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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, Heterogeneity, U.S. County Level Data

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Behind the Scenes: Sources of Complementarity in R&D

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Marco Ceccagnoli, Matthew John Higgins and Vincenzo Palermo
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs
Downloads 130 (173,592)

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Licensing, R&D, Productivity, Markets for Technology, Product Innovation

Productivity and the Role of Complementary Assets in Firms’ Demand for Technology Innovations

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Marco Ceccagnoli, Stuart J.H. Graham, Matthew John Higgins and Jeongsik Lee
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Drexel University - LeBow College of Business
Downloads 130 (180,529)
Citation 4

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Markets for Technology, Innovation, Productivity, Cospecialized Complementary Assets, Pharmaceutical Industry

Productivity and the Role of Complementary Assets in Firms’ Demand for Technology Innovations

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 839-869, 2010
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Marco Ceccagnoli, Stuart J.H. Graham, Matthew John Higgins and Jeongsik Lee
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Drexel University - LeBow College of Business

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Enhancing Research Productivity through the Market for Technology

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Marco Ceccagnoli and Matthew John Higgins
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 122 (182,200)
Citation 2

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productivity, market for technology, acquisitions, in-licensing, R&D, biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry

The Direct and Indirect Effects of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Sep 2014
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, West Virginia University - Regional Research Institute and Mercer University - Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
Downloads 91 (234,331)

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Small Business Administration, guaranteed loans, economic growth, income growth, entrepreneurship, US counties, spatial econometrics, spillovers

The Direct and Indirect Effects of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w20543
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, West Virginia University - Regional Research Institute and Mercer University - Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
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Accounting for Price Endogeneity in Airline Itinerary Choice Models: An Application to Continental U.S. Markets

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School
Downloads 89 (237,778)

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air travel behavior, itinerary choice, price elasticity, price endogeneity, time of day preference

Accounting for Price Endogeneity in Airline Itinerary Choice Models: An Application to Continental U.S. Markets

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. WP 41
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School
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air travel behavior; itinerary choice; price elasticity; price endogeneity; time of day

Accounting for Price Endogeneity in Airline Itinerary Choice Models: An Application to Continental U.S. Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w22730
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School
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Federal, State, and Local Governments: Do Any of Them Promote Growth?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (229,408)

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Economic Growth, Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, and County-Level Data

Continuous Departure Time of Day Preferences for Continental U.S. Airline Markets Segmented by Distance, Direction of Travel, Number of Time Zones, Day of Week and Itinerary Type

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School
Downloads 48 (333,693)

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itinerary choice, departure time of day preferences, airline demand

Continuous Departure Time of Day Preferences for Continental U.S. Airline Markets Segmented by Distance, Direction of Travel, Number of Time Zones, Day of Week and Itinerary Type

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. WP 40
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Feb 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School
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Robust Correlates of County-Level Growth in the U.S.

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 May 2007
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (279,961)
Citation 4

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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, Extreme Bounds Analysis, County-Level Data

Robust Correlates of County-Level Growth in the U.S.

Applied Economics Letters, 2010, vol 17, no 3, pp. 293-296, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-19, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-22
Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, Extreme Bounds Analysis, County-Level Data

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Explaining Preferences for Control Rights in Strategic Alliances: A Property Rights and Capabilities Perspective Approach

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Carolin Häussler and Matthew John Higgins
University of Passau and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 64 (268,185)

Abstract:

Organizational Economics, Property Rights, Capabilities Perspective, Strategic Alliances, Contract Theory

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Black Populations and Economic Growth: An Extreme Bounds Analysis of Mississippi County-Level Data

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (276,826)

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racial inequalities, Black populations, Solow growth model, speed of convergence, U.S. county-level data, Extreme Bounds Analysis, regional studies

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Regulation and Welfare: Evidence from Paragraph IV Generic Entry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w17188
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
Lee Branstetter, Chirantan Chatterjee and Matthew John Higgins
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Indian School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 25 (370,358)
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A Comparison of Departure Time of Day Formulations

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. WP 39
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School
Downloads 22 (441,530)

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Departure time preferences, itinerary choice

A Comparison of Departure Time of Day Formulations

Posted: 29 Jan 2016
University of Liege - HEC Management School, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Liege - HEC Management School

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Departure time preferences, itinerary choice, airline

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Starving (or Fattening) the Golden Goose?: Generic Entry and the Incentives for Early-Stage Pharmaceutical Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w20532
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Lee Branstetter, Chirantan Chatterjee and Matthew John Higgins
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Indian School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 18 (422,542)
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Behind the Scenes: Sources of Complementarity in R&D

NBER Working Paper No. w18795
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Marco Ceccagnoli, Matthew John Higgins and Vincenzo Palermo
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs
Downloads 8 (520,992)

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Behind the Scenes: Sources of Complementarity in R&D

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 125-148, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Marco Ceccagnoli, Matthew John Higgins and Vincenzo Palermo
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs
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Assets with 'Warts': How Reliable is the Market for Technology?

NBER Working Paper No. w21103
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Vincenzo Palermo, Matthew John Higgins and Marco Ceccagnoli
University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech
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Explaining Preferences for Control Rights in Strategic Alliances: A Property Rights and Capabilities Perspective Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w18364
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Carolin Häussler and Matthew John Higgins
University of Passau and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
Downloads 1 (521,101)

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Assets with 'Warts': How Reliable is the Market for Technology?

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Vincenzo Palermo, Matthew John Higgins and Marco Ceccagnoli
University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech
Downloads 0 (407,885)

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Strategic Alliances: Trading Ownership for Capabilities

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 178-203, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Carolin Häussler and Matthew John Higgins
University of Passau and Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER
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The Outsourcing of R&D through Acquisition in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 80, 2006
Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Matthew John Higgins and Dan Rodriguez
Georgia Institute of Technology & NBER and Emory University - Department of Organization & Management

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Acquisitions, Asymmetric information, Pharmaceutical industry