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University research centers and the composition of academic work
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-11-17)
The purpose of this study is to assess the extent to which affiliation with a university research center affects how university scientists allocate their work time across their many academic tasks and responsibilities, ...
Student Centrality in University-Industry Interactions
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-07-14)
This thesis proposes and estimates a model of university scientists interactions with the private sector; in this model students are conceptualized as an important enabler of such interactions. The results of the study ...
The Emergence of Bioengineering Departments in the United States: Density Dependence or Strategic Interaction?
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-07-10)
This paper analyzes the founding rate of bioengineering departments in the United States. It takes the density dependence model from organizational ecology literature as the starting point of the analysis. This model ...
The building of agro-biotechnology capabilities in small countries: The cases of Costa Rica, New Zealand and Uruguay
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-07-09)
The building of agro-biotechnology capabilities in small countries: The cases of Costa Rica, New Zealand and Uruguay. Isabel Bortagaray 411 pages Directed by Dr. Susan E. Cozzens This dissertation has studied ...
Public participation in science and technology policy: consensus conferences and social inclusion
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-18)
This study looks at the National Citizens' Technology Forum (NCTF), a modified version of the consensus conference, which took place in March, 2008 in six cities across the U.S. to understand how inclusive these methods ...
Firm strategies in scientific labor markets
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-04-01)
This dissertation expands on the economic geography literature on how and why innovation clusters spatially by taking a closer look at two correlated phenomena: regional specialization and firm clustering. While existing ...