Commercializing Public Technology Through Cooperative R&D

11 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2010

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Conrad S. Ciccotello

Daniels College of Business, University of Denver

Richard Fu

San Jose State University - Accounting & Finance

Ajay Subramanian

Georgia State University

Date Written: April 21, 2010

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ciccotello, Conrad S. and Fu, Richard and Subramanian, Ajay, Commercializing Public Technology Through Cooperative R&D (April 21, 2010). Economics Letters, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1593730

Conrad S. Ciccotello (Contact Author)

Daniels College of Business, University of Denver ( email )

2201 S. Gaylord St
Denver, CO 80208-2685
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Richard Fu

San Jose State University - Accounting & Finance ( email )

United States

Ajay Subramanian

Georgia State University ( email )

Depts. of Finance & Risk Management and Insurance
P.O. Box 4050
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States
404-413-7483 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://robinson.gsu.edu/profile/ajay-subramanian/

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