A Dynamic Analysis of University Agricultural Biotechnology Patent Production
This article examines the factors that account for agricultural biotechnology patenting success among universities using a dynamic count data model. It builds a theoretical and econometric model to capture the inherently dynamic and nonlinear process of technological innovation, wherein a feedback mechanism from previous success partially determines current patent counts. The econometric estimates reveal the importance to agricultural biotechnology patent production of land grant infrastructure, quality faculty, patent-oriented technology transfer offices, as well as dynamic feedback effects. Copyright 2003, Oxford University Press.
Volume (Year): 85 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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