Shielding Firm Value: Employment Protection and Process Innovation
Recent research papers
Corporate innovation. Asset pricing of technological progress. Decentralized Finance (DeFi).
Corporate ownership structure. Frictions in raising external finance.
Ownership of startup companies.
Finance and industrial organization
Product market interactions.
Global Corporate Patent Dataset
The Global Corporate Patent Dataset links 3.1 million patents awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), between 1980 and 2017, to 9.2 thousand publicly listed firms worldwide. By the location of parent companies’ headquarters, the firms patenting at the USPTO come from 50 different countries around the world.Read more
Process Innovation Patent Dataset
The Process Innovation Patent Dataset classifies claims of all utility patents awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) since 1976 into process and non-process. This classification allows to separately measure a process and non-process innovation in the economy overall, across technology classes or industry sectors, as well as by firms and other organizations.Read more
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