National Bureau of Economic Research Patent Database: Data Overview

2 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last revised: 20 Nov 2007

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Iain M. Cockburn

Boston University Questrom School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Bronwyn H. Hall

University of California at Berkeley; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS); Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Manuel Trajtenberg

Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: November 2, 2007

Abstract

The National Bureau of Economic Research patent database is a research-friendly compilation of U.S. patent data, with geocoding of information on inventors and assignees, codification of inventor and assignee names, and patent citations.

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Cockburn, Iain M. and Hall, Bronwyn H. and Trajtenberg, Manuel, National Bureau of Economic Research Patent Database: Data Overview (November 2, 2007). 2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1022165 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1022165

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