Alfonso Gambardella

Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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Markets for Technology and Their Implications for Corporate Strategy

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2000
Ashish Arora, Andrea Fosfuri and Alfonso Gambardella
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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The User Innovation Paradigm: Impacts on Markets and Welfare

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Alfonso Gambardella, Christina Raasch and Eric A. von Hippel
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Kühne Logistics University (KLU) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, user innovation

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Lean Startup and the Business Model: Experimentation Revisited

Forthcoming in Long Range Planning (Open Access)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2020
Teppo Felin, Alfonso Gambardella, Scott Stern and Todd Zenger
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Utah
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entrepreneurship, lean startup, business model, strategy, organizational economics, innovation, technology

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Value Lab: A Tool for Entrepreneurial Strategy

Management & Business Review, Forthcoming, Bocconi University Management Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Oct 2020
Teppo Felin, Alfonso Gambardella and Todd Zenger
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of Utah
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entrepreneurship, strategy, innovation, organizational economics, lean startup, business model, technology

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Technology Push and Demand Pull Perspectives in Innovation Studies: Current Findings and Future Research Directions

Research Policy, Volume 14, Issue 8, October 2012, 1283-1295
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Giada Di Stefano, Alfonso Gambardella and Gianmario Verona
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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technology push, demand pull, innovation, bibliometrics, co-citation analysis

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Markets for Technology (Why Do We See Them, Why Don't We See More of Them, and Why Should We Care)

Universidad Carlos III, Working Paper No. 99-17(4)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 1999
Andrea Fosfuri, Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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The Market for Patents in Europe

LEM Working Paper No. 2006/04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2006
Alfonso Gambardella, Paola Giuri and Alessandra Luzzi
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Department of Management and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration
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Licensing, patent scope, complementary assets, firm size, markets for technology

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Innovations for Products, Innovations for Licensing: Patents and Downstream Assets in the Software Security Industry

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Alfonso Gambardella and Marco S. Giarratana
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Department of Management & Technology
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Technology Licensing, Patents, Downstream assets, Software

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Chandlerian Firms vs. Entrepreneurship

LEM Working Paper No. 2004/12
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Alfonso Gambardella and Marco S. Giarratana
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Department of Management & Technology
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Chandlerian Firms, Entrepreneurship, Diversification, Technology

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The Impact of Nsf Support for Basic Research in Economic

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 May 1999
Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Inequality

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jun 2001
Alfonso Gambardella and David Ulph
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University College London - Department of Economics
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Technology, entrepreneurship, wage inequality

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Fingerprints of the Visible Hand. Chandlerian Organizations and Their Inward Looking Malaise

LEM Working Paper No. 14/2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2004
Alfonso Gambardella and Marco S. Giarratana
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Department of Management & Technology
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Patents, Self-citations, Chandlerian Firm, Inward looking, Inertia

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How 'Provincial' is Your Region? Effects on Labour Productivity in Europe

WP of Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Mar 2001
Alfonso Gambardella, Myriam Mariani and Salvatore Torrisi
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) and Department of Economics, Management and Statistics
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Openness, labour productivity, agglomeration economies, technology, European regions

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Technological Revolutions and the Evolution of Industrial Structures: Assessing the Impact of New Technologies Upon the Size and Boundaries of Firms

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Article 6, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Giovanni Dosi, Alfonso Gambardella, Marco Grazzi and Luigi Orsenigo
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa - Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Division of Labor, Market for Technology and Investment

Carnegie Mellon University, Working Paper No. 97-18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Feb 1999
Andrea Fosfuri, Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Open Source Hardware as a Profit-Maximizing Strategy of Downstream Firms

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Alfonso Gambardella and Eric A. von Hippel
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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innovation, user innovation

Open Source Hardware as a Profit-Maximizing Strategy of Downstream Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12901
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 May 2018
Alfonso Gambardella and Eric A. von Hippel
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Competitive Advantage, Competitive Strategy, Corporate Strategy, Open Innovation, Technology Strategy

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The Globalization of the Software Industry: Perspectives and Opportunities for Developed and Developing Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w10538
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2015
Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Managing Autonomy in Industrial R&D: A Project-Level Investigation

Organization Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2019
Alfonso Gambardella, Pooyan Khashabi and Claudio Panico
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, ESSEC Business School and Bocconi University and ICRIOS
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Autonomy, Delegation, Efficiency, Motivation, Project-Relevant Capital, Managerial Practices

Managing Autonomy in Industrial R&D: A Project-Level Investigation

Organization Science, Forthcoming, Bocconi University Management Research Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
Alfonso Gambardella, Pooyan Khashabi and Claudio Panico
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, ESSEC Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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autonomy, delegation, efficiency, motivation, project-relevant capital, managerial practices

The Functions of Patents in Our Societies: Innovation, Markets, and New Firms

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Alfonso Gambardella
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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patents, innovation, markets for technology, new firms

The Functions of Patents in Our Societies: Innovation, Markets, and New Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16045
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 May 2021
Alfonso Gambardella
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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The Beauty or the Beast? Unlocking Recombinant Determinants of Performance for Artistic and Functional Product Designs

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Erdem Dogukan Yilmaz, Hakan Ozalp and Alfonso Gambardella
INSEAD, VU Amsterdam - KIN Center for Digital Innovation and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Design Innovation, Recombination, Product Design, 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing

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Harmonizing and Combining Large Datasets - an Application to Firm-Level Patent and Accounting Data

NBER Working Paper No. w15851
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
University of Camerino, Department of Economics, Management and Statistics, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of California at Berkeley and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Specializing in Generality: Firm Strategies When Intermediate Markets Work

Bocconi University Management Research Paper No. 7, Forthcoming in Organization Science
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Alfonso Gambardella, Raffaele Conti and Elena Novelli
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, UCP-Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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technology generality, intermediate markets, technology trading, downstream entry

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Inventors (But Never Asked): Evidence from the Patval-Eu Survey

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5752
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), Department of Management, Bocconi University - CESPRI, University of Chile - Department of Economics, Ministère de l'Education Nationale et de la Recherche, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, University of Torino - Department Cultures, Politics and Society, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business (DEB), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Université Catholique de Lyon - ESDES School of Business and Management, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, CERM Foundation (Rome, Italy), University of Sussex, Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, University of Sussex - The Freeman Centre, Bank of Italy and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
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Inventor, patent, incentives, innovation, patent system, patent value

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Proprietary vs. Public Domain Licensing of Software and Research Products

NBER Working Paper No. w11120
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Bronwyn H. Hall and Alfonso Gambardella
University of California at Berkeley and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Implications for Energy Innovation from the Chemical Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w15676
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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The Value of European Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6848
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Alfonso Gambardella, Dietmar Harhoff and Bart Verspagen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Maastricht and UNU-MERIT
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Intellectual property rights, patent citations, patent claims, patent references, patent value, patent value indicators, patents

Bibliometric Evaluation vs. Informed Peer Review: Evidence from Italy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7739
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Università di Modena; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, ANVUR and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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research assessment, peer review, bibliometric evaluation, VQR

Bibliometric Evaluation vs. Informed Peer Review: Evidence from Italy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9724
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Nov 2013
Università di Modena; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, ANVUR and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Bibliometric Evaluation, Peer Review, Research Assessment, VQR

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A Scientific Approach to Entrepreneurial Decision-Making: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12421
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Arnaldo Camuffo, Alessandro Cordova and Alfonso Gambardella
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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decision-making, entrepreneurship, randomized control trial, scientific method, startup

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The Economic Value of Patent Portfolios

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9264
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Alfonso Gambardella, Dietmar Harhoff and Bart Verspagen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (INNO-tec) and University of Maastricht and UNU-MERIT
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intellectual property rights, inventors, patents, technical change

The Economic Value of Patent Portfolios

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 735-756, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Alfonso Gambardella, Dietmar Harhoff and Bart Verspagen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Maastricht and UNU-MERIT
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The Economic Value of Patent Portfolios

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, DOI: 10.1111/jems.12210, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 May 2017
Alfonso Gambardella, Dietmar Harhoff and Bart Verspagen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Maastricht and UNU-MERIT

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Patents, Patent Portfolios, Inventors, Technical Change, Intellectual Property Rights

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A Scientific Approach to Innovation Management: Evidence from Four Field Experiments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15972
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Bocconi University, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, affiliation not provided to SSRN, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Polytechnic University of Turin - Department of Operation and Business Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Small Changes with Big Impact: Experimental Evidence of a Scientific Approach to the Decision-Making of Entrepreneurial Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14909
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Arnaldo Camuffo, Alfonso Gambardella and Chiara Spina
Bocconi University, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Bocconi University, Department of Management and Technology, Students
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entrepreneurship, field experiment, RCT, scientific approach

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Specializing in Generality: Firm Strategies When Intermediate Markets Work

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12782
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Raffaele Conti, Alfonso Gambardella and Elena Novelli
Bocconi University, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Managerial Spillovers in Project Selection

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12946
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
Alejandro Francetich and Alfonso Gambardella
UW Bothell School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Corporate Strategy, decision-making, optimization, portfolios of real assets, uncertainty

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A Scientific Approach to Entrepreneurial Decision Making: Evidence Form a Randomized Control Trial

Bocconi University Management Research Paper No. 6, Forthcoming in Management Science
Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2018
Alfonso Gambardella, Arnaldo Camuffo, Alessandro Cordova and Chiara Spina
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University and Bocconi University, Department of Management and Technology, Students

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entrepreneurship, decision making, scientific method, startup, randomized control trial

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On the Management of Open Innovation

Research Policy, 2014, 43: 903-913.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2020
Alfonso Gambardella and Claudio Panico
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Bocconi University and ICRIOS

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open innovation, decision rights, intellectual property rights, governance, incentives

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Strategic Incentives to Human Capital

Strategic Management Journal (2013). DOI: 10.1002/smj.2200
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
Alfonso Gambardella, Claudio Panico and Giovanni Valentini
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University and ICRIOS and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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strategic human capital, knowledge workers, autonomy, complementary assets, asymmetric information

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Ideas for Rent: An Overview of Markets for Technology

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 775-803, 2010
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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How and When Should Companies Retain Their Human Capital? Contracts, Incentives and Human Resource Implications

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 1-24, 2010
Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Alfonso Gambardella, Marco S. Giarratana and Claudio Panico
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Department of Management & Technology and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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How and When Should Companies Retain Their Human Capital? Contracts, Incentives and Human Resource Implications

Industrial and Corporate Change, 2009, Vol.19-1, pp. 1–24
Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Alfonso Gambardella, Marco Giarratana and Claudio Panico
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Bocconi University and ICRIOS

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human capital, job skills, autonomy, contracts, personnel management, incentives.

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Markets for Technology in the Knowledge Economy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Alfonso Gambardella, Ashish Arora and Andrea Fosfuri
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Specialization, Sales, Technologies, Technology transfer, Markets, Product development, Public policies

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Patents and the Division of Innovative Labor

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 1223-1233, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Alfonso Gambardella
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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stroke, selective decontamination, aspiration pneumonia, elderly

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'Old Economy' Inputs for 'New Economy' Outcomes: Cluster Formation in the New Silicon Valleys

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 835-860, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Timothy Bresnahan, Alfonso Gambardella and AnnaLee Saxenian
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of California, Berkeley - School of Information

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'Successes' and 'Failures' in the Markets for Technology

Posted: 06 Jun 2002
Alfonso Gambardella
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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markets for technology, innovation, general-purpose technologies

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Domestic Markets and International Competitiveness: Generic and Product-Specific Competencies in the Engineering Sector

Posted: 11 Aug 1997
Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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