References list

7 Research and Knowledge Creation: References list

Where possible, the list provides abstracts of the entries and links to the publication.
Initial list compiled by: Ludger Wößmann

This reference list contains three parts:

  • Introductory Reading
    Somebody who does not know this literature or wants to get an overview might want to start here.
  • Key References
    Some of the most important references in this literature, which may require some more knowledge of the field.
  • Further Reading
    Organized by date of publication.

Introductory Reading

  1. Aghion, Philippe, Peter Howitt (1998). Endogenous Growth Theory. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press . Abstract. Link.

  2. Barrow, Lisa, Lisa Markman and Cecilia Elena Rouse (2009). Technology’s Edge: The Educational Benefits of Computer-aided Instruction. . In: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 1 (1) , 52-74 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Feller, Irwin (1990). Universities as Engines of R&D-based Economic Growth: They think they can. In: Research Policy 19(4) , 335-348 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Foray, Dominique and Francesco Lissoni (2010). University Research and Public–Private Interaction. In: Bronwyn H. Hall and Nathan Rosenberg (ed). Handbook of the Economics of Innovation. North Holland , 275-314 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Griliches, Zvi (1988). Technology, education and productivity. Oxford: Basil Blackwell .

  6. Jones, Charles (1998). Introduction to Economic Growth. New York: W.W. Norton . Abstract. Link.

  7. Romer, Paul (1993). Two Strategies for Economic Development: Using Ideas and Producing Ideas. Washington, D.C.: World Bank .

  8. Schultz, Theodore (1975). The Value of the Ability to Deal wit Disequilibria. In: Journal of Economic Literature 13(3) , 827-846 . Link.

  9. Siegel, Donald S., Reinhilde Veugelers and Mike Wright (2007). University Commercialization of Intellectual Property: Policy Implications. In: Oxford Review of Economic Policy 23(4) , 640-660 . Abstract. Link.

Key references

  1. Adams, James D. (1990). Fundamental Stocks of Knowledge and Productivity Growth. In: Journal of Political Economy 98(4) , 673-702 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Aghion, Philippe, Leah Boustan, Caroline Hoxby and Jerome Vandenbussche (2009). The Causal Impact of Education on Economic Growth: Evidence from U.S.. Link.

  3. Bauernschuster, Stefan, Oliver Falck and Ludger Woessmann (2014). Surfing Alone? The Internet and Social Capital: Evidence from an Unforeseeable Technological Mistake.. In: Journal of Public Economics 117 , 73-89 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Bulman, George and Robert W. Fairlie (2016). Technology and Education: Computers, Software, and the Internet. Eric A. Hanushek, Steven Machin and Ludger Woessmann. Amsterdam: . Abstract. Link.

  5. Campuzano, Larissa, Mark Dynarski, Roberto Agodini and Kristina Rall (2009). Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software Products: Findings from Two Student Cohorts. . In: Report prepared by Mathematica Policy Research 117 , NCEE 2009-4041 . Abstract. Link.

  6. Fairlie, Robert W. and Jonathan Robinson (2013). Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren. In: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 5 (3) , 211-240 . Abstract. Link.

  7. Fairlie, Robert W. and Rebecca A. London (2012). The Effects of Home Computers on Educational Outcomes: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Community College Students. In: Economic Journal 122 (561) , 727-753 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Falck, Oliver, Constantin Mang and Ludger Woessmann (2015). Virtually No Effect? Different Uses of Classroom Computers and their Effect on Student Achievement. CESifo Working Paper 5266. Abstract. Link.

  9. Foster, Andrew, Mark Rosenzweig (1996). Technical Change and Human-Capital Returns and Investments: Evidence from the Green Revolution. In: American Economic Review 86(4) , 931-953 . Abstract. Link.

  10. Griliches, Zvi (1998). R&D and Productivity: The Econometric Evidence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press . Abstract. Link.

  11. Grossman, Gene, Elhanan Helpman (1991). Innovation and Growth in the Global Economy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press . Abstract. Link.

  12. Hamilton, Barton (2000). Does Entrepreneurship Pay? An Empirical Analysis of the Returns of Self-Employment. In: Journal of Political Economy 108(3) , 604-631 . Abstract. Link.

  13. Iyigun, Murat, Ann Owen (1998). Risk, Entrepreneurship, and Human-Capital Accumulation. In: American Economic Review 88(2) , 454-457 . Abstract. Link.

  14. Jaffe, Adam B. (1989). Real Effects of Academic Research. In: American Economic Review 79(5) , 957-970 . Abstract. Link.

  15. Malamud, Ofer, and Cristian Pop-Eleches (2011). Home Computer Use and the Development of Human Capital. Abstract. Link.

  16. Masnfield, Edwin (1995). Academic Research Underlying Industrial Innovations: Sources, Characteristics and Financing. In: Review of Economics and Statistics 77(1) , 55-65 . Abstract. Link.

  17. Romer, Paul (1990). Endogenous technological change. In: Journal of Political Economy 98(5) , 71-102 . Abstract. Link.

  18. Rosenberg, Nathan and Richard R. Nelson (1994). American Universities and Technical Advance in Industry. In: Research Policy 23(3) , 323-348 . Abstract. Link.

  19. Schumpeter, Joseph (1911/1934). The Theory of Economic Development. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press .

  20. Schwerdt, Guido and Matthew M. Chingos (2015). Virtual Schooling and Student Learning: Evidence from the Florida Virtual School. PEPG 14-02. Abstract. Link.

  21. Welch, Finis (1970). Education in Production. In: Journal of Political Economy 78(1) , 35-59 . Link.

Further reading

  1. Aghion, Philippe, Peter Howitt (1992). A Model of Growth through Creative Destruction. In: Econometrica 60(2) , 323-351 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Blanchflower, David, Andrew Oswald (1998). What Makes an Entrepreneur?. In: Journal of Labor Economics 16(1) , 26-60 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Cramer, Jan, Joop Hartog, Nicole Jonker and Mirjam van Praag (2002). Low Risk Aversion Encourages the Choice for Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Test of a Truism. In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 48(1) , 29-36 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Della Malva, Antonio, Stijn Kelchtermans, Bart Leten and Reinhilde Veugelers (2015). Basic Science as a Prescription for Breakthrough Inventions in the Pharmaceutical Industry. In: The Journal of Technology Transfer 40(4) , 670-695 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Evans, David, Linda Leighton (1989). Some Empirical Aspects of Entrepreneurship. In: American Economic Review 79(3) , 519-535 . Link.

  6. Faber, Benjamin, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt (2015). ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses. NBER Working Paper 21306. Abstract. Link.

  7. Figlio, David, Mark Rush and Lu Yin (2013). Is It Live or Is It Internet? Experimental Estimates of the Effects of Online Instruction on Student Learning. In: Journal of Labor Economics 31 (4) , 763-784 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Foster, Andrew, Mark Rosenzweig (2004). Technological Change and the Distribution of Schooling: Evidence from Green-Revolution India. In: Journal of Development Economics 74(1) , 87-111 . Abstract. Link.

  9. Griliches, Zvi (1991). The Search for R&D Spillovers. In: Scandinavian Journal of Economics 94 , 29-47 . Abstract. Link.

  10. Hall, Bronwyn, Francis Kramarz (1998). Introduction: The Effects of Technology and Innovation on Firm Performance, Employment, and Wages. In: Economics of Innovation and New Technology 5(2-4) , 99-107 . Abstract. Link.

  11. Jones, Charles (2003). Human Capital, Ideas, and Economic Growth. In: Paganetto, Luigi and Edmund Phelps (eds.). Finance, Research, Education, and Growth. New York: Palgrave . Abstract. Link.

  12. Jones, Charles (2002). Sources of U.S. Economic Growth in a World of Ideas. In: American Economic Review 92(1) , 220-239 . Abstract. Link.

  13. Jones, Charles (1995). R&D-Based Models of Economic Growth. In: Journal of Political Economy 103(4) , 759-784 . Abstract. Link.

  14. Jones, Charles, John Williams (2000). Too Much of a Good Thing? The Economics of Investment in R&D. In: Journal of Economic Growth 5(1) , 65-85 . Abstract. Link.

  15. Jones, Charles, John Williams (1998). Measuring the Social Return to R&D. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 113(4) , 1119-1135 . Abstract. Link.

  16. Kelchtermans, Stijn and Reinhilde Veugelers (2013). Top Research Productivity and its Persistency: Gender as a Double-Edged Sword. In: The Review of Economics and Statistics 95(1) , 273-285 . Abstract. Link.

  17. Lucas, Robert (1988). On the Mechanics of Economic Development. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 22(1) , 03-42 . Abstract. Link.

  18. Nelson, Richard, Edmund Phelps (1966). Investment in Humans, Technological Diffusion, and Economic Growth. In: American Economic Review 56(2) , 69-75 . Link.

  19. Phelps, Edmund (1966). Models of Technical Progress and the Golden Rule of Research. In: Review of Economic Studies 33(2) , 133-145 . Abstract. Link.

  20. Romer, Paul (1986). Increasing Returns and Long-Run Growth. In: Journal of Political Economy 94(5) , 1002-1037 . Abstract. Link.

  21. Rosen, Sherwin (1983). Economics and Entrepreneurship. In: Joshua Ronen (ed.). Entrepreneurship. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books .

  22. Rosenzweig, Mark (1995). Why Are There Returns to Schooling?. In: American Economic Review 85(2) , 153-158 . Link.

  23. Shell, Karl (1967). A Model of Inventive Activity and Capital Accumulation. In: Karl Shell (ed.). Essays on the Theory of Economic Growth. Cambridge, MA.: MIT Press . Link.

  24. Van Bouwel, Linda and Reinhilde Veugelers (2014). An “elite” brain drain: Are foreign top PhDs in the US less likely to return home?. In: Uebelmesser, Silke and Marcel Gérard. Cross Border Mobility of Students & Researchers. MIT Press .

  25. Van Bouwel, Linda and Reinhilde Veugelers (2013). The determinants of student mobility in Europe: the quality dimension. In: European Journal of Higher Education 3(2) , 172-190 . Abstract. Link.

  26. Veugelers, Reinhilde and Elena Del Rey (2014). The Contribution of Universities to Innovation, (regional) Growth and Employment. EENEE Analytical Report No. 18. Link.

  27. Veugelers, Reinhilde and Linda Van Bouwel (2015). The Effects of International Mobility on European Researchers: Comparing Intra-EU and U.S. Mobility. In: Research in Higher Education 56(4) , 360-377 . Abstract. Link.