Credit History: The Changing Nature of Scientific Credit
In: The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy
AbstractThis paper considers the role of the allocation of scientific credit in determining the organization of science. We examine changes in that organization and the nature of credit allocation in the past half century. Our contribution is a formal model of that organizational choice that considers scientist decisions to integrate, collaborate or publish and how credit should be allocated to foster efficient outcomes.
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- Joshua S. Gans & Fiona Murray, 2013. "Credit History: The Changing Nature of Scientific Credit," NBER Working Papers 19538, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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