"Does Science Advance One Funeral at a Time?"
Azoulay, Pierre, Christian Fons-Rosen, and Joshua S. Graff Zivin. American Economic Review Vol. 109, No. 8 (2019): 2889-2920. Also NBER Working Paper #21788. Download Paper.
"Public R&D Investments and Private Sector Patenting: Evidence from NIH Funding Rules."
Azoulay, Pierre, Joshua S. Graff Zivin, Danielle Li, and Bhaven N. Sampat. Review of Economic Studies Vol. 86, No. 1 (2019): 117-152. Also NBER Working Paper #20889.
The value of funding the NIH
A new study published in the journal Science finds that NIH funding generates large spillovers from the lab to commercial activity.
Do the Deaths of Top Scientists Make Way for New Growth?
A study suggests that after prominent scientists die, their fields see an influx of work from lesser-known researchers.
For Entrepreneurs, 45 Is The New 25
New research forthcoming in American Economic Review: Insights casts doubt on the idea that youth is advantageous when it comes to entrepreneurial success.