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Jorge E. Niosi

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First Name:Jorge
Middle Name:E.
Last Name:Niosi
RePEc Short-ID:pni119
Department of Management and Technology UQAM, Montreal, Canada P.O. Box 8888 Station Centre-Ville Montréal, QC, Canada, H3C 3P8

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Working papers

  1. Niosi, Jorge & Tschang, F. Ted, 2008. "Comparing Chinese and the Indian Software MNCs: Domestic and Export Market Strategies and Their Interplay," MERIT Working Papers 2008-050, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
  2. Hanel, P. & Niosi, J., 1998. "La technologie et la croissance economique: survol de la litterature," Papers 98-01, Quebec a Montreal - C.R.E.D.I.T..
  3. Niosi, J., 1992. "Strategic Technological Partnership in Canadian Advanced Meterials," Papers 92-01, Quebec a Montreal - C.R.E.D.I.T..
  4. Niosi, J., 1992. "Technical Alliances in Canadian Resource-Based Industries," Papers 92-06, Quebec a Montreal - C.R.E.D.I.T..
  5. Niosi, J. & Bergeron, M., 1991. "Technical Alliances in the Canadian Electronics Industry," Papers 91-02, Quebec a Montreal - C.R.E.D.I.T..
  6. Niosi, J., 1988. "Icreasing Technology Transfer: Strategies Of Developing Countries In The Import Of Canadian Energie Technology," Papers 88-06, Quebec a Montreal - C.R.E.D.I.T..
  7. Lemay, J. & Debresso, C. & Niosi, J. & Faucher, P., 1988. "Resultats Du Sondage Sur Les Strategies D'Exportation Dans L'Industrie Canadienne D'Equipements Energetiques," Papers 88-01, Quebec a Montreal - C.R.E.D.I.T..


  1. Han, Xue & Niosi, Jorge, 2016. "Star scientists in PV technology and the limits of academic entrepreneurship," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 69(5), pages 1707-1711.
  2. Jorge Niosi & Tomas Gabriel Bas, 2014. "Services sector in the biotechnology firms of South America: a focus in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay," International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 11(4), pages 357-373.
  3. Jorge Niosi & Tomas G. Bas & Julieta Flores Amador, 2013. "Biopharmaceuticals in Latin America: challenges and opportunities," Innovation and Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 3(1), pages 19-36, April.
  4. Jorge Niosi & Petr Hanel & Susan Reid, 2012. "The international diffusion of biotechnology: the arrival of developing countries," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 22(4), pages 767-783, September.
  5. Jorge Niosi, 2012. "Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds): Industrial policy and development: The political economy of capabilities accumulation," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 22(2), pages 385-387, April.
  6. Jorge Niosi, 2011. "Building innovation systems: an introduction to the special section," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 20(6), pages 1637-1643, December.
  7. Jorge Niosi, 2011. "Complexity and path dependence in biotechnology innovation systems," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 20(6), pages 1795-1826, December.
  8. Jorge Niosi & Majlinda Zhegu, 2010. "Multinational Corporations, Value Chains and Knowledge Spillovers in the Global Aircraft Industry," Institutions and Economies (formerly known as International Journal of Institutions and Economies), Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, vol. 2(2), pages 109-141, October.
  9. Jorge Niosi & Johanne Queenton, 2010. "Knowledge capital in biotechnology industry: impacts on Canadian firm performance," International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 1(1/2), pages 136-151.
  10. Jorge Niosi & F. Ted Tschang, 2009. "The strategies of Chinese and Indian software multinationals: implications for internationalization theory," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 18(2), pages 269-294, April.
  11. Jorge Niosi, 2009. "Bridging Canadian Technology SMEs Over the Valley of Death," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 18, pages 80-84, Spring.
  12. Jorge Niosi, 2008. "Technology, Development and Innovation Systems: An Introduction," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(5), pages 613-621.
  13. Jorge Niosi, 2008. "Richard R. Nelson: Technology, institutions and economic growth," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 18(5), pages 647-651, October.
  14. Niosi, Jorge & Reid, Susan E., 2007. "Biotechnology and Nanotechnology: Science-based Enabling Technologies as Windows of Opportunity for LDCs?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 426-438, March.
  15. Jorge Niosi, 2006. "Success Factors in Canadian Academic Spin-Offs," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 31(4), pages 451-457, July.
  16. Jorge Niosi, 2006. "Introduction to the Symposium: Universities as a Source of Commercial Technology," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 31(4), pages 399-402, July.
  17. Jorge Niosi & Majlinda Zhegu, 2005. "Aerospace Clusters: Local or Global Knowledge Spillovers?," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(1), pages 5-29.
  18. Jorge Niosi & Marc Banik, 2005. "The evolution and performance of biotechnology regional systems of innovation," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 29(3), pages 343-357, May.
  19. Jorge Niosi & Tomas G Bas, 2004. "Canadian biotechnology policy: designing incentives for a new technology," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 22(2), pages 233-248, April.
  20. Jorge Niosi, 2004. "Book reviews," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 102-106, January.
  21. Jorge Niosi & Tomas G Bas, 2004. "Canadian Biotechnology Policy: Designing Incentives for a New Technology," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 22(2), pages 233-248, April.
  22. Niosi, Jorge, 2003. "Alliances are not enough explaining rapid growth in biotechnology firms," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(5), pages 737-750, May.
  23. Jorge Niosi & Tomas G. Bas, 2003. "Biotechnology Megacentres: Montreal and Toronto Regional Systems of Innovation," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(7), pages 789-804, October.
  24. Niosi, Jorge, 2002. "National systems of innovations are "x-efficient" (and x-effective): Why some are slow learners," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(2), pages 291-302, February.
  25. Niosi, Jorge & Bas, Tomas G, 2001. "The Competencies of Regions--Canada's Clusters in Biotechnology," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 17(1-2), pages 31-42, Aug.-Sept.
  26. Marcotte, Claude & Niosi, Jorge, 2000. "Technology Transfer to China: The Issues of Knowledge and Learning," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 25(1), pages 43-57, March.
  27. Niosi, Jorge, 1999. "Fourth-Generation R&D: From Linear Models to Flexible Innovation," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 111-117, June.
  28. Jorge Niosi & Laurence E. Lynn, 1999. "Limited by Design: R&D Laboratories in the U.S. National Innovation System," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(4), pages 717-719.
  29. Niosi, Jorge & Godin, Benoit, 1999. "Canadian R&D abroad management practices," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 28(2-3), pages 215-230, March.
  30. Jorge Niosi & Bertrand Bellon, 1995. "Une interprétation évolutionniste des politiques industrielles," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 71(1), pages 213-226.
  31. Niosi, Jorge & Hanel, Petr & Fiset, Liette, 1995. "Technology transfer to developing countries through engineering firms: The Canadian experience," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(10), pages 1815-1824, October.
  32. Bertrand Bellon & Jorge Niosi, 1994. "Des systèmes nationaux d'innovations ouverts," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 9(1), pages 79-130.
  33. Jorge Niosi & Bertrand Bellon & Paolo Saviotti & Michaël Crow, 1992. "Les systèmes nationaux d'innovation : à la recherche d'un concept utilisable," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 7(1), pages 215-250.
  34. Jorge Niosi, 1990. "Le transfert de technologie vers le Tiers Monde par les petites et moyennes entreprises : l'expérience canadienne," Revue Tiers Monde, Programme National Persée, vol. 31(122), pages 267-283.
  35. Niosi, Jorge & Rivard, Jacques, 1990. "Canadian technology transfer to developing countries through small and medium-size enterprises," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 18(11), pages 1529-1542, November.
  36. Jorge Niosi, 1988. "Du nouveau dans les services internationaux : les multinationales de l'ingénierie," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 43(1), pages 70-82.
  37. Bertrand Bellon & Jorge Niosi, 1984. "Désindustrialisation et compétitivité mondiale de l'industrie américaine," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 30(1), pages 89-96.
  38. Bertrand Bellon & Jorge Niosi, 1984. "L'industrie américaine dans un monde multipolaire," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 30(1), pages 1-8.
  39. Niosi, Jorge, 1984. "La multinationalisation des pétrolières canadiennes," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 60(1), pages 106-121, mars.
  40. Jorge Niosi, 1984. "Le déclin de l'industrie américaine," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 30(1), pages 9-25.
  41. Jorge Niosi, 1980. "Le contrôle financier du capitalisme canadien," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 11(1), pages 55-77.


  1. Jorge Niosi, 2014. "The construction of national systems of innovation: a comparative analysis of Argentina and Canada," Chapters, in: Gabriela Dutrénit & Judith Sutz (ed.),National Innovation Systems, Social Inclusion and Development, chapter 12, pages 349-379, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Jorge Niosi & Suma Athreye & Ted Tschang, 2012. "The Global Computer Software Sector," Chapters, in: Franco Malerba & Richard R. Nelson (ed.),Economic Development as a Learning Process, chapter 3, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Norhene Chabchoub & Jorge Niosi, 2006. "The anchor tenant hypothesis revisitied: computer software clusters in North America," Chapters, in: Andreas Pyka & Horst Hanusch (ed.),Applied Evolutionary Economics and the Knowledge-based Economy, chapter 5, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  4. Norhène Chabchoub & Jorge Niosi, 2006. "Large and Small Firms and Intellectual Property: Protecting Software," Chapters, in: Louise Earl & Fred Gault (ed.),National Innovation, Indicators and Policy, chapter 6, Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Jorge Niosi, 2010. "Building National and Regional Innovation Systems," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14006.

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