For working papers and publications related  info, check my IDEAS personal page. Below you find refereed journal articles. For the full list of publications see my full CV.

Referred journal articles
  1. (with M. Piolatto) ‘Research Assessment in the UK and Italy: Costly and difficult, but probably worth it (at least for a while)’ Research Policy, Vol. 45, pp.260-271, 2016. Access here.
  2. (with A. Fernández-Zubieta and C. Lawson) ‘Productivity Pay-offs from Academic Mobility: Should I stay or should I go?’,Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol 25, pp.91-114, 2016. Access Here.
  3. (with Kataishi R., Toselli M., Guzmán E., Lawson C. , Fernandez-Zubieta A., Barros B.) 'SiSOB data extraction and codification: A tool to analyze scientific careers', Research Policy, 2015. Access here.
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  4. (with Bodas Freitas I. M. and Rossi F.) ‘Collaboration objectives and the location of the university partner: Evidence from the Piedmont region in Italy’, Papers in Regional Science, Vol. 93 (S1), pp. s203-s226, 2014. Access here.
  5. (with M. Perkman, V. Tartari et al.) ‘Academic Engagement and Commercialisation: A review of the literature on university–industry relations’, Research Policy, Vol.42, pp.423-442, 2013. Access here.
  6. (with I.M. Bodas Freitas and F. Rossi) ‘Finding the Right Partners:  Institutional and personal modes of governance of university-industry interactions’ Research Policy, Vol. 42, pp. 50-62, 2013.  Access here.
  7. (with I.M. Bodas Freitas and F. Rossi) ‘The Governance of Formal University-Industry Interactions: Understanding the rationales for alternative models’ Prometheus, Vol. 30, pp: 29-45, 2012. Access here.
  8. (with F. Rossi) ‘Changes to University IPR Regulations in Europe and the Impact on Academic Patenting’ Research Policy, Vol. 40, pp. 1068–1076, 2011. Access here.
  9. (with C. Antonelli and C. Franzoni) ‘The Organization, Economics and Policy of Scientific Research. What we do know and what we don’t know’ Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 20, pp. 201–213, 2011. Access here.
  10. (with C. Daraio, A. Bonaccorsi et al.) ‘The European University Landscape: A micro characterization based on evidence from the Aquameth project’ Research Policy, Vol. 40, pp.148-164, 2011. Access here.
  11. (with G. Crespi, P. D’Este and R. Fontana) ‘The Impact of Academic Patenting on University Research and Its Transfer’, Research Policy, Vol. 40, pp.55-68, 2011. Access here.
  12. (with G. Crespi, O. Nomaler and B. Verspagen) ‘University IPRs and Knowledge Transfer. Is University Ownership More Efficient?’, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp.627–648, 2010. Access here.
  13. (with A. Bonaccorsi and C. Daraio) ‘Universities in the New Knowledge Landscape: Tensions, Challenges, Change – An Introduction’, Minerva, Vol. 48, pp.1-4, 2010. Access here.
  14. (with A. Muscio) ‘The Governance of University Knowledge Transfer: A Critical Review of the Literature’, Minerva, Vol. 47, pp.93-114, 2009. Access here.
  15. (with I. Cassarino) ‘Remixing Cinema. The case of Brighton Swarm of Angels’ in C. Franzoni and C. Rossi Lamastra (eds.) Open Knowledge and the Cooperative Approach to the Production of Research and Innovation, Franco Angeli, pp.94-120, 2008. Access here.
  16. (with G. Crespi). ‘The Productivity of UK Universities’, in M. Albert, D. Schmidtchen and S. Voigt. (eds) Conferences on New Political Economy, Scientific Competition, Mohr Siebeck, Vol 25, pp.71-95, 2008. Access here.
  17. (with J. Mateos-Garcia and W.E. Steinmueller) ‘Creative User Engagement and Content: Innovation Dynamics and Applications’, Economia e Politica Industriale, pp.169-183, 2008. Access here.
  18. (with G. Crespi). ‘An empirical study of scientific production: A Cross country analysis, 1981-2002.’ Research Policy, Vol. 37, pp 565-579, 2008. Access here.
  19. (with P. Giuri and M. Mariani et al.). ‘Inventors and Invention Processes in Europe. Results from the PatVal-EU survey.’ Research Policy, Vol 36, pp.1107-1127, 2007. Access here.
  20. (with G. Crespi and L. Nesta). ‘The Mobility of University Inventors in Europe.’ Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol 32, pp. 195-215, 2007. Access here.
  21. (with D. Mowery) ‘Publishing and Patenting in US and European Universities’, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 16, pp.67-70, 2007. Access here.
  22. (with L. Nesta) ‘University Patenting and its Effects on Academic Research: The Emerging European Evidence’, Research Policy, Vol 35, pp.790-807, 2006.
    Thomson Reuters ScienceWatch® most-cited Fast Moving Front paper in the research area of Economics & Business, March 2011. Access here.
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  23. (with M. Meyer and D. Libaers) ‘The Role of University Spinout Companies in an Emerging Technology: The case of nanotechnology’, Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 31, pp.443-450, 2006. Access here.
  24. (with R. Fontana and M. Matt), ‘Factors affecting University-Industry R&D Projects: The importance of searching, screening and signalling’, Research Policy, Vol. 35, pp. 309-323, 2006. Access here.
  25. (with S. Brusoni and P. Criscuolo) ‘The Knowledge Bases of the World’s Largest Pharmaceuticals Groups. What do patent citations to non-patent literature reveal?’, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 14, pp.395-415, 2005. Access here.
  26. (with A. Arundel) ‘Proximity and the Use of Public Science by Innovative European Firms’, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 13, pp. 559-580, 2004. Access here.
  27. (with S. Brusoni) ‘Specialisation and Integration. Combining patents and publications data to map the ‘structure’ of specialised knowledge’ in W. Glänzel, H. Moed and U. Schmoch (eds.) Handbook of Quantitative Science and Technology Research, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 733-758, 2004. Access here.
  28. (with R. Cutts and S. Brusoni) ‘Future Imperfect. The Response of the Insurance Industry to the Emergence of Predictive Genetic Testing’, in M. McKelvey, A. Rickne and J. Laage-Hellman (eds.), The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 207-234, 2004. Access here.
  29. (with P. Llerena, M. Matt and M. Savona) ‘Collaboration Between a Research University and Firms and Other Institutions’ in F. Cesaroni, A. Gambardella and W. Garcia-Fontes (eds), R&D, Innovation and Competitiveness in the European Chemical Industry; Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, pp. 145-173, 2004. Access here.
  30. (with S. Brusoni) ‘An International Comparison of Sectoral Knowledge Bases: Persistence and integration in the pharmaceutical industry’, Research Policy, Vol. 32, pp. 1897-1912, 2003. Access here.
  31. (with B. Martin) ‘University Research Evaluation and Funding: An International Comparison’, Minerva, Vol. 41, pp.277-304, 2003. Access here.
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    Royal Society of Chemistry
  32. ‘The Changing Rationale for European University Research Funding: Are there Negative Unintended Consequences’, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 35, pp.607-632, 2001. Access here.
  33. ‘The Evolution of Specialisation: Public Research in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries’, Research Evaluation, Vol. 10, N. 1, pp.67-79, 2001. Access here.
  34. (with S. Malo) ‘Science-Technology Linkages in an Emerging Research Platform: The Case of Combinatorial Chemistry and Biology’, Scientometrics, Vol. 47, pp. 303-321, 2000. Access here.
  35. (with C. Antonelli and W.E. Steinmueller), ‘Information and Communication Technologies and the Production, Distribution and Use of Knowledge’, International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 20, pp. 72-94, 2000. Access here.
  36. ‘Determinants of University Participation in EU-funded R&D Co-operative Projects’, Research Policy, Vol. 26, pp. 677-687, 1998. Access here.
  37. ‘The Internationalisation of European Universities: A Return to Medieval Roots’, Minerva, Vol.XXXVI, pp. 253-270, 1998. Access here.
  38. ‘Allocation of Funds and Research Output: The Case of UK Universities’, Revue d'Economie Industrielle, Vol.79, pp. 143-162, 1997. Access here.
  39. ‘The Participation of Higher Education Institutions in Community Framework Programmes’, Science and Public Policy, Vol. 23, pp. 287-296, 1996. Access here.


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