Commercializing Public Technology Through Cooperative R&D
11 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2010
Date Written: April 21, 2010
We analyze 582 R&D agreements between Air Force agencies and outside partners. Agencies choose partners and contractual terms consistent with predictions from a rational model, which suggests that they could be incentive efficient from an ex ante perspective.
Keywords: Contracting, Cooperative R&D, Public Technology
JEL Classification: L24; O3
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