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Mowery, David C.

Works: 153 works in 476 publications in 3 languages and 14,523 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: HD6331.2.U5, 609.730904
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Most widely held works by David C Mowery
Paths of innovation : technological change in 20th century America by David C Mowery( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors focus on three areas of innovation that have dominated American technology in this century: the internal combustion engine, electricity/electronics, and chemistry. These three clusters of innovation are also highly research-intensive, allowing Mowery and Rosenberg to explore the importance of both "science" and technological innovation and improvement in realizing the economic consequences of technological advances. The cases of chemicals and the internal combustion engine also offer a lesson in the influence of geography and available resources on technological development." "Throughout their book, Mowery and Rosenberg demonstrate that the simultaneous emergence of new engineering and applied science disciplines in the universities in tandem with growth in the R & D industry and scientific research has been a primary factor in the rapid rate of technological change."--Jacket
Technology and the pursuit of economic growth by David C Mowery( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology's contribution to economic growth and competitiveness has been the subject of vigorous debate in recent years. This book demonstrates the importance of a historical perspective in understanding the role of technological innovation in the economy. The authors examine key episodes and institutions in the development of the U.S. research system and in the development of the research systems of other industrial economies. They argue that the large potential contributions of economics to the understanding of technology and economic growth have been constrained by the narrow theoretical framework employed within neoclassical economies. A richer framework, they believe, will support a more fruitful dialogue among economists, policymakers, and managers on the organization of public and private institutions for innovation. David Mowery is Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy at the School of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley. Nathan S. Rosenberg is Fairleigh Dickinson Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is the author of Inside the Black Box: Technology and Economics (CUP, 1983)
The Oxford handbook of innovation by Jan Fagerberg( Book )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This handbook looks to provide academies and students with a comprehensive and holistic understanding of the phenomenon of innovation. Innovation spans a number of fields within the social sciences and humanities: Management, Economies, Geography, Sociology, Policy Studies, Psychology, and History. Consequently, the rapidly increasing body of literature on innovation is characterized by a multitude of perspectives based on, or cutting across, existing disciplines and specializations. Scholars of innovation can come from such diverse starting points that much of this literature can be missed, and so constructive dialogs missed."--Jacket
Technology and employment : innovation and growth in the U.S. economy by Richard Michael Cyert( Book )

14 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report analyzes the contribution of technological change to employment and unemployment. An executive summary emphasizes the importance of technology to U.S. economic welfare and summarizes findings, options, and recommendations. Chapter 1, the introduction, tells of the effect of technological change on employment and presents the organization of the report. Chapter 2 describes the process of technological change. Chapter 3 discusses how technology, labor supply, and labor demand affect the impact of technological change on employment in an open economy. Chapter 4 considers the impact of technological change on employment, wages, and job skill requirements. The employment and economic status of entrants to the labor force and the employment prospects of women and minorities are discussed in Chapter 5. Chapter 6 examines the impacts of technology on the workplace. Chapter 7 discusses public and private policies that affect the adjustment of the economy and the labor force to technological change. Chapter 8 proposes several strategies for further research on technology, employment, and worker adjustment assistance programs and stresses the need to collect data on the diffusion of innovations and their effects on workers and the workplace. Chapter 9 contains the findings of the Panel on Technology and Employment, which developed this report. Chapter 10 presents policy recommendations that emphasize three broad initiatives: public policies to aid worker adjustment, public policies to support the development and application of advanced technologies, and improvements in labor-management cooperation in the adoption of new technologies. The report concludes with a 15-page bibliography. (Ylb)
Technology and the wealth of nations( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most discussions of U.S. economic competitiveness focus on the creation of new technologies, but the abundant evidence presented in this timely book indicates that the key factor underpinning U.S. competitiveness is not the development of technology itself, but the factors that influence the commercialization of technology. The importance of effective management and performance in the commercialization of new technologies reflects today's changing environment. The post-war decades of undisputed U.S. scientific and technological hegemony have been replaced by a period in which U.S. firms are challenged by foreign competitors in some fields, and struggling to regain their former positions in others. Although the U.S. scientific research establishment arguably has lost little if any of its post-war preeminence, the same cannot be said with respect to the performance of U.S. firms as developers, adapters, and managers of new technologies, largely because government policies have not been conducive to successful commercialization of technology. As we enter the last decade of the twentieth century, economic policy and performance are being linked more and more closely to technology-related issues. Technology commercialization is now recognized as critical to this linkage, and this book constitutes a state-of-the-art analysis of this vital but often overlooked aspect of technological innovation. The sixteen papers in this volume contribute to three important tasks. First, they draw on new developments in theoretical and empirical analysis to integrate the macro-and microeconomic dimensions of technological innovation and commercialization. Second, they extend and enrich the macroeconomic analysis of growth, capital formation, and international economic interactions to highlight the influences of macroeconomic variables on technology commercialization. Technology and capital investment are shown to be complementary inputs to the growth process, which means that favorable investment conditions are prerequisites for higher growth rates. Third, they also extend and enrich the microeconomic analysis of technological innovation and commercialization, in the process providing guidance for managers seeking to improve performance in both of the areas
Sources of industrial leadership : studies of seven industries( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special attention is given to the national policies that helped to create, or sustain, industrial leadership."--Jacket
The impact of technological change on employment and economic growth by Richard Michael Cyert( Book )

11 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job desplacement; The employment and labor market adjustment: evidence from the displaced worker surveys; Technological change and the extent of frictional and structural unemployment; The effects of technological change on skills and the distribution of earnings and income; Sectoral patterns of technology adoption; Trade, tax, and diffusion policy issues
International collaborative ventures in U.S. manufacturing( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The international computer software industry : a comparative study of industry evolution and structure by David C Mowery( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The International Computer Software Industry: A Comparative Study of Industry Evolution and Structure offers the first comprehensive, cross-national analysis of the origins, structure, and competitive strengths of the U.S., Japanese, British, Western European, and Russian computer software industries. In addition to chapters dealing with each of these industries, the volume examines in detail the role of U.S. government policy in supporting the emergence of the U.S. software industry, the interaction between software and hardware in technology commercialization, and the changing structure and influence of intellectual property rights within the industry. This edited volume contains research conducted by a group of international experts in the software industry. It will be essential reading for managers and analysts in the software industry, along with scholars and students of technology and of the computer software industry
Innovation in global industries : U.S. firms competing in a new world : collected studies by Jeffrey T Macher( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debate over offshoring of production, transfer of technological capabilities, and potential loss of U.S. competitiveness is a long-running one. Prevailing thinking is that the world is flat that is, innovative capacity is spreading uniformly; as new centers of manufacturing emerge, research and development and new product development follow. Innovation in Global Industries challenges this thinking. The book, a collection of individually authored studies, examines in detail structural changes in the innovation process in 10 service as well as manufacturing industries: personal computers; semiconductors; flat-panel displays; software; lighting; biotechnology; pharmaceuticals; financial services; logistics; and venture capital. There is no doubt that overall there has been an acceleration in global sourcing of innovation and an emergence of new locations of research capacity and advanced technical skills, but the patterns are highly variable. Many industries and some firms in nearly all industries retain leading-edge capacity in the United States. However, the book concludes that is no reason for complacency about the future outlook. Innovation deserves more emphasis in firm performance measures and more sustained support in public policy. Innovation in Global Industries will be of special interest to business people and government policy makers as well as professors, students, and other researchers of economics, management, international affairs, and political science
Ivory tower and industrial innovation : university-industry technology transfer before and after the Bayh-Dole act in the United States by David C Mowery( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using quantitative analysis and detailed case studies to assess the effects of the Act, the authors conclude that universities must maintain their historic commitment to the free flow of knowledge to serve the global public interest and sustain their remarkable scientific and technological achievements of the past century."--Jacket
U.S. industry in 2000 : studies in competitive performance by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. industry faced a gloomy outlook in the late 1980s. Then, industrial performance improved dramatically through the 1990s and appears pervasively brighter today. A look at any group of industries, however, reveals important differences in the factors b
The Challenge of new technology to labor-management relations by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alliance politics and economics : multinational joint ventures in commercial aircraft by David C Mowery( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and technology policy in interdependent economies by David C Mowery( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic policy debates have devoted increasing attention to the design and implementation of policies to aid the growth of high-technology firms and industries. In the United States this focus on `technology policy' has been influenced by similar debates and policy experiments in other industrial economies, notably Japan and Western Europe. The domestic U.S. debate over support for technology development and national competitiveness has been hampered by two major conceptual flaws -- the demand for immediate economic results from basic research and considering national technology policies independent of developments in the international economy. This volume addresses these deficiencies in the analysis of technology policy by examining a number of issues faced by managers and public officials in industrial and industrializing economies that are now linked closely through international flows of goods, capital, and technology. The book lays out an analytical framework for the study of national policies towards technology and science. In addition, the book addresses the complex issues raised by interdependence among the public and private institutions governing the creation, commercialization, and adoption of new technology in different national economies. Finally, the book reviews the development of two global high-technology industries: aerospace and semiconductor components
Innovation, path dependency and policy : the Norwegian case( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of National Innovation Systems is well established in academic research and adopted by policymakers. Yet there are relatively few in-depth studies of individual national innovation systems. This text provides just that, a model for the application of the concept to an individual economy, that of Norway
Public universities and regional growth : insights from the University of California by Martin Kenney( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public Universities and Regional Growth examines evolutions in research and innovation at six University of California campuses. Each chapter presents a deep, historical analysis that traces the dynamic interaction between particular campuses and regional firms in industries that range from biotechnology, scientific instruments, and semiconductors, to software, wine, and wireless technologies. The book provides a uniquely comprehensive and cohesive look at the University of California's complex relationships with regional entrepreneurs. As a leading public institution, the UC is an examplar for
The geographic reach of market and non-market channels of technology transfer : comparing citations and licenses of university patents by David C Mowery( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of high-technology clusters in the United States suggests the presence of strong regional agglomeration effects that reflect proximity to universities or other research institutions. Using data on licensed patents from the University of California, Stanford University, and Columbia University, this paper compares the geographic 'reach' of knowledge flows from university inventions through two important channels: non-market 'spillovers' exemplified by patent citations and market contracts (licenses). We find that knowledge flows through market transactions to be more geographically localized than those operating through non-market 'spillovers.' Moreover, the differential effects of distance on licenses and citations are most pronounced for exclusively licensed university patents. We interpret these findings as reflecting the incomplete nature of licensing contracts and the need for licensees to maintain access to inventor know-how for many university inventions. Such access appears to be less important for inventions that are non-exclusively licensed (e.g. 'research tools')
Pioneers, submariners, or thicket-builders : which firms use continuations in patenting by Deepak Hegde( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuations procedure within the U.S. patent system has been criticized for enabling firms to manipulate the patent review process for strategic purposes. Changes during the 1990s in patent procedures affected the incentives of applicants to exploit the continuations process, and additional reforms in continuations currently are being considered. Nonetheless, little is known about applicants' use of the three major types of continuations -- the Continuation Application (CAP), the Continuations-In-Part (CIP), and Divisions -- to alter the term and scope of patents. This paper analyzes patents issued from the three types of continuations to U.S. firms during 1981 - 2004 (with priority years 1981 - 2000), and links their frequency to the characteristics of patents, assignees and industries. We find that CIPs are disproportionately filed by R & D-intensive, small firms that patent heavily, and are more common in chemical and biological technologies. Patents resulting from CIP filings contain more claims and backward citations per patent on average, and cover relatively "valuable" inventions. In contrast, CAPs cover less valuable patents from large, capital-intensive firms that patent intensively, particularly in computer and semiconductor patents. We also analyze the effects of the 1995 change in patent term on continuation applications and find that the Act reduced the use of continuations overall, while shifting the output of CAPs toward "less important" patents
Firm size and R & D intensity : a re-examination by Wesley Marc Cohen( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: Using data from the Federal Trade Commission's Line of Business Program and survey measures of technological opportunity and appropriability conditions, this paper finds that overall firm size has a very small, statistically in- significant effect on business unit R & D intensity when either fixed industry effects or measured industry characteristics are taken into account. Business unit size has no effect on the R & D intensity of business units that perform R & D, but it affects the probability of conducting R & D. Business unit and firm size jointly explain less than one per cent of the variance in R & D intensity; industry effects explain nearly half the variance
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Mowery, D. C.

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Mowery, David

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Mowery, David C.

Mowery, David Charles

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Technology and the pursuit of economic growthThe Oxford handbook of innovationTechnology and employment : innovation and growth in the U.S. economySources of industrial leadership : studies of seven industriesThe international computer software industry : a comparative study of industry evolution and structureInnovation in global industries : U.S. firms competing in a new world : collected studiesIvory tower and industrial innovation : university-industry technology transfer before and after the Bayh-Dole act in the United StatesU.S. industry in 2000 : studies in competitive performance