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  1. Cowan, Robin & Kamath, Anant, 2013. "Interactive knowledge exchanges under complex social relations: A simulation model," MERIT Working Papers 004, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  2. Baum, Joel A.C. & Cowan, Robin & Jonard, Nicolas, 2012. "Prescriptions for network strategy: Does evidence of network effects in cross-section support them?," MERIT Working Papers 044, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  3. Kamath, Anant & Cowan, Robin, 2012. "Community cohesion and inherited networks - A network study of two handloom clusters in Kerala, India," MERIT Working Papers 073, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  4. Cowan, Robin & Kamath, Anant, 2012. "Informal knowledge exchanges under complex social relations: A network study of handloom clusters in Kerala, India," MERIT Working Papers 031, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  5. Cowan, Robin & Jonard, Nicolas & Weehuizen, Rifka, 2012. "The co-evolution of organizational performance and emotional contagion," MERIT Working Papers 012, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  6. Zakaria Babutsidze & Robin Cowan, 2011. "Word-of-mouth interaction and the organization of behaviour," Documents de Travail de l'OFCE 2011-11, Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE).
  7. Barnard, Helena & Cowan, Robin & Muller, Moritz, 2010. "Global excellence at the expense of local relevance, or a bridge between two worlds? Research in science and technology in the developing world," MERIT Working Papers 051, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  8. Moritz Müller & Robin COWAN & Geert Duysters & Nicolas JONARD, 2009. "Knowledge Structures," Working Papers of BETA 2009-24, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
  9. Robin Cowan & Natalia Zinovyeva, 2009. "University Effect on Regional Inovation," Working Papers 2009-20, FEDEA.
  10. Nicolas Jonard & R. Cowan & B. Sanditov, 2009. "Fits and Misfits : Technological Matching and R & D Networks," CREA Discussion Paper Series 09-12, Center for Research in Economic Analysis, University of Luxembourg.
  11. Joel BAUM & Robin COWAN & Nicolas JONARD, 2009. "Network-independent partner selection and the evolution of innovation networks," Working Papers of BETA 2009-23, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
  12. Babutsidze, Zakaria & Cowan, Robin, 2009. "Inertia, Interaction and Clustering in Demand," MERIT Working Papers 045, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  13. Robin Cowan & Natalia Zinovyev, 2008. "Short-term effects of new universities on regional innovation," Working Papers of BETA 2008-02, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
  14. Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2008. "If the Alliance Fits . . . : Innovation and Network Dynamics," Working Papers of BETA 2008-06, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
  15. Rifka Weehuizen & Bulat Sanditov & Robin Cowan, 2008. "Productivity effects of innovation, stress and social relations," Working Papers of BETA 2008-07, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
  16. Babutsidze, Zakaria & Cowan, Robin, 2008. "Habit Formation, Information Exchange and the Social Geography of Demand," MERIT Working Papers 047, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  17. William Cowan & Robin Cowan & Patrick Llerena, 2008. "Running The Marathon," Working Papers of BETA 2008-10, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
    • William B. Cowan & Robin Cowan & Patrick Llerena, 2009. "Running the Marathon," Chapters, in: Learning to Compete in European Universities, chapter 11 Edward Elgar.
    • Cowan, William & Cowan, Robin & Llerena, Patrick, 2008. "Running The Marathon," MERIT Working Papers 014, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  18. Cowan, Robin & Jonard, Nicolas, 2006. "Structural Holes, Innovation and the Distribution of Ideas," MERIT Working Papers 039, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  19. Cowan Robin, 2005. "Universities and the Knowledge Economy," Research Memorandum 027, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  20. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas, 2005. "Merit, Approbation and the Evolution of Social Structure," Research Memorandum 026, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  21. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas & Zimmermann J-B, 2004. "Networks as Emergent Structures from Bilateral Collaboration," Research Memorandum 017, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  22. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas, 2004. "Information Technology and the Dynamics of Joint Innovation," Research Memorandum 014, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  23. Cowan Robin, 2004. "Network models of innovation and knowledge diffusion," Research Memorandum 016, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  24. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas & Zimmermann J-B, 2004. "Evolving Networks of Inventors," Research Memorandum 018, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  25. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas & Zimmermann J-B, 2004. "On the creation of networks and knowledge," Research Memorandum 010, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  26. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas, 2003. "Social Sorting," Research Memorandum 035, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  27. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas & Özman Müge, 2003. "Knowledge Dynamics in a Network Industry," Research Memorandum 003, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  28. R. Cowan & N. Jonard & J.-B. Zimmermann, 2002. "The Joint Dynamics of Networks and Knowledge," Computing in Economics and Finance 2002 354, Society for Computational Economics.
  29. Sanditov Bulat & Cowan Robin & Kool Clemens, 2002. "Mutual Illusions and Financing New Technologies: Two-Sided Informational Cascades," Research Memorandum 007, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  30. Cowan,Robin, 2001. "Waves and Cycles: Explorations in the Pure Theory of Price for Fine Art," Research Memorandum 008, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  31. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas, 2001. "The Workings of Scientific Communities," Research Memorandum 030, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  32. Cowan,Robin, 2001. "Expert Systems: Aspects of and Limitations to the Codifiability of Knowledge," Research Memorandum 005, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  33. Cowan Robin & Harison Elad, 2001. "Protecting the digital endeavour: prospects for intellectual property rights in the information society," Research Memorandum 027, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  34. Cowan Robin, 2001. "On The Variance of Market Innovation with the Number of Firms," Research Memorandum 033, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  35. Cowan,Robin & Soete,Luc & Tchervonnava,Oxana, 2001. "Knowledge Transfer and the Services Sector in the Context of the New Economy," Research Memorandum 020, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  36. Cowan Robin & Harison Elad, 2001. "Intellectual property rights in a knowledge-based economy," Research Memorandum 026, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  37. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas, 2000. "The Dynamics of Collective Invention," Research Memorandum 018, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  38. Robin Cowan & Paul A. David & Dominique Foray, 1999. "The Explicit Economics of Knowledge Codification and Tacitness," Working Papers 99027, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  39. Cowan Robin & Jonard Nicolas, 1999. "Network Structure and the Diffusion of Knowledge," Research Memorandum 026, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  40. Cowan Robin & Cowan William & Swann Peter, 1998. "Waves in Consumption with Interdependence among Consumers," Research Memorandum 007, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  41. Cowan Robin & Cowan William, 1998. "Technological Standardization with and without Borders in an Interacting Agents Model," Research Memorandum 015, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  42. Cowan, R. & Cowan, W. & Swann, P., 1996. "A Model of Demand with Interactions Among Consumers," UWO Department of Economics Working Papers 9609, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics.
  43. Cowan, R. & Foray, D., 1995. "Quandaries in the Economics of Dual Technologies and Spillovers from Military to Civilian Research and Development," UWO Department of Economics Working Papers 9509, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics.
  44. Cowan, R. & Cowan, W., 1995. "Spatiality Dependant Interactions: A Statistical Approach to Spatial Equilibria. Technological Standardization and Variety," UWO Department of Economics Working Papers 9507, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics.
  45. Cowan, R.A. & Rizzo, M.J., 1995. "The Genetic causal Tradition of Modern Economic History," Working Papers 95-29, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  46. Cowan, R. & Rizzo, M.J., 1992. "Fundamental Issues in the Justification of Profits," Working Papers 92-18, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  47. Cowan, Robin A. & Rizzo, Mario J., 1991. "The Genetic-Causal Moment in Eocnomic Theory," Working Papers 91-13, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  48. Cowan, Robin, 1991. "Sprayed to Death: On the Lock-in of an Inferior Pest Control Strategy," Working Papers 91-23, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  49. Cowan, Robin, 1989. "Technological Variety And Competition: Issues Of Diffusion And Intervention," Working Papers 89-23, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  50. Cowan, Robin, 1988. "Nuclear Power Reactors: A Study In Technological Lock-In," Working Papers 88-33, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  1. Zakaria Babutsidze & Robin Cowan, 2014. "Showing or telling? Local interaction and organization of behavior," Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 151-181, October.
  2. Corinne Autant-Bernard & Nadine Massard & Robin Cowan, 2014. "Editors’ introduction to spatial knowledge networks: structure, driving forces and innovative performances," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 53(2), pages 315-323, September.
  3. Cowan, Robin & Zinovyeva, Natalia, 2013. "University effects on regional innovation," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 42(3), pages 788-800.
  4. Barnard, H. & Cowan, R. & Müller, M., 2012. "Global excellence at the expense of local diffusion, or a bridge between two worlds? Research in science and technology in the developing world," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 41(4), pages 756-769.
  5. Cowan, Robin & Sanditov, Bulat & Weehuizen, Rifka, 2011. "Productivity effects of innovation, stress and social relations," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 79(3), pages 165-182, August.
  6. Joel A. C. Baum & Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2010. "Network-Independent Partner Selection and the Evolution of Innovation Networks," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 56(11), pages 2094-2110, November.
  7. Cowan, Robin & Jonard, Nicolas, 2007. "Merit, approbation and the evolution of social structure," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 64(3-4), pages 295-315.
  8. Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2007. "Structural holes, innovation and the distribution of ideas," Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Springer, vol. 2(2), pages 93-110, December.
  9. Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2007. "Network architecture, barter exchange and the diffusion of ideas," International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 6(2), pages 165-178.
  10. Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard & Jean-Benoit Zimmermann, 2007. "Bilateral Collaboration and the Emergence of Innovation Networks," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 53(7), pages 1051-1067, July.
  11. R. Cowan & N. Jonard & J.-B. Zimmermann, 2006. "Evolving networks of inventors," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 16(1), pages 155-174, April.
  12. Cowan, Robin & Jonard, Nicolas, 2004. "Network structure and the diffusion of knowledge," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 28(8), pages 1557-1575, June.
  13. Robin Cowan & William Cowan & G.M. Peter Swann, 2004. "Waves in consumption with interdependence among consumers," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 37(1), pages 149-177, February.
  14. Elad Harison & Robin Cowan, 2004. "On substitution of intellectual property and free disclosure: an analysis of R&D strategies in software technologies," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(5), pages 477-487.
  15. Jean-Benoît Zimmermann & Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2003. "Complémentarités cognitives et production de connaissances nouvelles. Une analyse en termes de réseaux," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 103(1), pages 253-253.
  16. Cowan, R. & Jonard, N., 2003. "The dynamics of collective invention," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 52(4), pages 513-532, December.
  17. Dominique Foray & Robin Cowan, 2002. "Evolutionary economics and the counterfactual threat: on the nature and role of counterfactual history as an empirical tool in economics," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 12(5), pages 539-562.
  18. Robin Cowan, 2002. "On the Number of Firms and the Quantity of Innovation," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 12(6), pages 1-9.
  19. Cowan, R., 2001. "The Organization of Economic Innovation in Europe: Alfonso Gambardella and Franco Malerba (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,1999, [UK pound] 45.00, ISBN 0-521-64303-1," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(7), pages 1162-1164, August.
  20. Cowan, Robin, 2001. "Expert systems: aspects of and limitations to the codifiability of knowledge," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(9), pages 1355-1372, December.
  21. Cowan, Robin & David, Paul A & Foray, Dominique, 2000. "The Explicit Economics of Knowledge Codification and Tacitness," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(2), pages 211-53, June.
  22. Robin Cowan & William Cowan, 1998. "On Clustering in the Location of R&D: Statics and Dynamics," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(2-3), pages 201-230.
  23. John H. Miller & Robin Cowan, 1998. "Technological standards with local externalities and decentralized behaviour," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 8(3), pages 285-296.
  24. Cowan, Robin & Cowan, William & Swann, Peter, 1997. "A model of demand with interactions among consumers," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 711-732, October.
  25. Cowan, Robin & Foray, Dominique, 1997. "The Economics of Codification and the Diffusion of Knowledge," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(3), pages 595-622, September.
  26. Cowan, Robin & Gunby, Philip, 1996. "Sprayed to Death: Path Dependence, Lock-In and Pest Control Strategies," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 106(436), pages 521-42, May.
  27. Cowan, Robin & Rizzo, Mario J, 1996. "The Genetic-Causal Tradition and Modern Economic Theory," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 49(3), pages 273-317.
  28. Cowan, Robin & Foray, Dominique, 1995. "Quandaries in the economics of dual technologies and spillovers from military to civilian research and development," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 24(6), pages 851-868, November.
  29. Cowan, Robin, 1991. "Tortoises and Hares: Choice among Technologies of Unknown Merit," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 101(407), pages 801-14, July.
  30. Cowan, Robin, 1990. "The Demise of Nuclear Power? Lessons for Democratic Control of Technology. By Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Pp. xii, 172. $22.50, cloth; $6.95, pape," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(01), pages 234-236, March.
  31. Cowan, Robin, 1990. "Nuclear Power Reactors: A Study in Technological Lock-in," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 50(03), pages 541-567, September.
  1. William B. Cowan & Robin Cowan & Patrick Llerena, 2009. "Running the Marathon," Chapters, in: Learning to Compete in European Universities, chapter 11 Edward Elgar.
  2. Robin Cowan & Emmanuelle Fauchart & Dominique Foray & Philip Gunby, 2006. "Learning from disaster," Chapters, in: Applied Evolutionary Economics and the Knowledge-based Economy, chapter 3 Edward Elgar.
  3. Robin Cowan, 2006. "Waves and Cycles: Explorations in the Pure Theory of Price for Fine Art," Chapters, in: New Frontiers in the Economics of Innovation and New Technology, chapter 7 Edward Elgar.
  4. Robin Cowan & Nicolas Jonard, 2003. "On the Workings of Scientific Communities," Chapters, in: Science and Innovation, chapter 9 Edward Elgar.
  5. Robin Cowan, 1994. "Causation and genetic causation in economic theory," Chapters, in: The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics, chapter 9 Edward Elgar.
  1. Cowan, Robin & Rizzo, Mario J. (ed.), 1995. "Profits and Morality," University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226116327, October.
11 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (3) 2009-07-03 2009-07-03 2010-01-10. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2008-02-16 2009-07-11
  3. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (2) 2008-02-16 2009-07-11
  4. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-04-29
  5. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 1999-12-01
  6. NEP-INO: Innovation (7) 1999-12-01 2008-02-16 2008-04-29 2009-07-03 2009-07-03 2009-07-11 2010-01-10. Author is listed
  7. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (2) 2008-02-16 2009-07-11
  8. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (4) 2009-07-03 2009-07-03 2010-01-10 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  9. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (3) 2009-07-03 2009-07-03 2011-12-13. Author is listed
  10. NEP-NET: Network Economics (5) 2008-04-29 2009-07-03 2009-07-03 2010-01-10 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  11. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2010-01-10
  12. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (5) 2008-04-29 2008-04-29 2009-07-03 2010-01-10 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  13. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (2) 1999-12-14 2009-07-03
  14. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2008-02-16 2013-11-29
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