R&D, Patents and Productivity
edited by Zvi Griliches
University of Chicago Press, 1984
Cloth: 978-0-226-30883-8 | Paper: 978-0-226-30884-5 | Electronic: 978-0-226-30892-0


"An essential reference for specialists in the economics of technological change."--D. G. McFertridge, Canadian Journal of Economics



1. Introduction

2. Who Does R & D and Who Patents?

3. Patents and R & D at the Firm Level: A First Look

4. The Rate of Obsolescence of Patents, Research Gestation Lags, and the Private Rate of Return to Research Resources

5. International Invention: Implications for Technology Market Analysis

6. R & D and Innovation: Some Empirical Findings

7. Long-Run Trends in Patenting

8. Tests of a Schumpeterian Model of R & D and Market Structure

9. An Exploration into the Determinants of Research Intensity

10. Firm versus Industry Variability in R & D Intensity

11. Market Value, R & D, and Patents

12. Patents, R & D, and the Stock Market Rate of Return: A Summary of Some Empirical Results

13. R & D and the Market Value of the Firm: A Note

14. An Extended Accelerator Model of R & D and Physical Investment

15. The R & D and Investment Decision and Its Relationship to the Firm's Market Value: Some Preliminary Results

16. Investment in R & D, Costs of Adjustment, and Expectations

17. Productivity and R & D at the Firm Level

18. Productivity and R & D at the Firm Level in French Manufacturing

19. Productivity Growth and R & D at the Business Level: Results from the PIMS Data Base

20. Using Linked Patent and R & D Data to Measure Interindustry Technology Flows

21. R & D and Productivity Growth at the Industry Level: Is There Still a Relationship?

List of Contributors

Author Index

Subject Index