Syllabus/achievement requirements

Reading list

Compulsory readings are marked with an asterisk *

*Abramovitz, M. (1986): “Catching-up, forging ahead and falling behind”, Journal of Economic History, 46: 385-406.

*Asheim, B.T., Gertler, M. (2005): “The geography of innovation: Regional innovation systems”, in Fagerberg, J., Mowery, D. and Nelson, R. (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Innovation.

*Bartelsman, E. J. and Doms, M. (2000): “Understanding productivity: lessons from longitudinal microdata”, Journal of Economic Literature, 38 (3): 569-594. Link

*Breschi and Lissoni (2001): “Knowledge spillovers and local innovation systems: A critical survey”, Industrial and Corporate Change, 10 (4): 975-1005. Link

Cappelen, Å., Raknerud, A. and Rybalka, M. (2012): “The effects of R&D tax credits on patenting and innovation”; Research Policy, 41: 334-345.

*Castellacci, F. (2007): “Evolutionary and new growth theories. Are they converging?”, Journal of Economic Surveys, 21 (3): 585-627. Link

Castellacci, F. (2008a): "Technology clubs, technology gaps and growth trajectories", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. Link

*Castellacci, F. (2008b): ‘Technological paradigms, regimes and trajectories: manufacturing and service industries in a new taxonomy of sectoral patterns of innovation”, Research Policy, 37, 978-994. Link

Castellacci, F. (2008c): "Innovation and the competitiveness of industries: Comparing the mainstream and evolutionary approaches", Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Link

*Castellacci, F. (2011): "How does competition affect the relationship between innovation and productivity? Estimation of a CDM model for Norway", Economics of Innovation and New Technology. Link

*Cooke, P. (2001): “Regional innovation systems, clusters and the knowledge economy”, Industrial and Corporate Change, 10 (4): 945-974. Link

Crepon, B., Duguet, E. and Mairesse, J. (1998): ‘Research, innovation and productivity: an econometric analysis at the firm level’, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 7 (2), 115-158. Link

*David, P.; B. Hall and A. Toole, A. (2000): “Is public R&D a complement or substitute for private R&D? A review of the econometric evidence”, Research Policy, 29: 497–529.

*Fagerberg, J. (1994): “Technology and International differences in growth rates”, Journal of Economic Literature, 32: 1147-1175.

Fagerberg, J., and Srholec, M. (2008): “National innovation systems, capabilities and economic development”, Research Policy, 37: 1417-1435. Link

*Malerba, F. (2005): “Sectoral systems: How and why innovation differs across sectors”, in Fagerberg, J., Mowery, D. and Nelson, R. (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Innovation.

Miles, I. (2005): “Innovation in services”, in Fagerberg, J., Mowery, D. and Nelson, R. (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Innovation.

*OECD (2010): “R&D tax incentives: rationale, design, evaluation”, mimeo, OECD.

*Lundvall, B.Å. and Borràs, S. (2005): “Science, technology and innovation policies”, in J. Fagerberg, D. C. Mowery & R. R. Nelson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Innovation, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Pavitt, K. (1984): “Sectoral patterns of technical change: towards a taxonomy and a theory”, Research Policy, 13, 343-373. Link

*Wieser, R. (2005): “Research and development productivity and spillovers: empirical evidence at the firm level”, Journal of Economic Surveys, 19 (4): 587-621. Link


** Beise, M. & H. Stahl (1999), Public research and industrial innovations in Germany, Research Policy, 28(4): 397-422.

** Bekkers, R. and I.M. Bodas Freitas (2008), Analysing knowledge transfer channels between universities and industry: To what degree do sectors also matter? Research Policy, 37 1837–1853.

++ Bozeman, B. (2001), Technology transfer and public policy: a review of research and theory, Research Policy, 29:627-655.

** Cohen, W.M., R.R. Nelson & J.P Walsh (2002), Links and impacts: the influence of public research on industrial R&D, Management Science, 48:1-23.

+ Debackere, K. and R. Veugelers (2005), The role of academic technology transfer organizations in improving industry science links, Research Policy, 34:321–342.

+ Etzkowitz, H. (1998), The norms of entrepreneurial science: cognitive effects of the new university–industry linkages, Research Policy, 27(8):823–33.

** Fransman, M. (2001), Designing Dolly: interactions between economics, technology and science and the evolution of hybrid institutions, Research Policy, 30:263-273.

+ Gulbrandsen, M. (2005), ‘But Peter’s in it for the money’: the liminality of entrepreneurial scientists, VEST Journal for Science and Technology Studies, 18:49-75.

* Gulbrandsen, M., D.C. Mowery & M. Feldman (2011), Introduction to the special section: heterogeneity and university-industry relations, Research Policy, 40:1-5.

+ Guston, D.H. (1999), Stabilizing the boundary between US politics and science: the role of the office of technology transfer as a boundary organization, Social Studies of Science, 29:87-111.

* Larédo, P. & P. Mustar (2004), Public-Sector Research: a Growing Role in Innovation Systems, Minerva, 42:11-27.

* Larsen, M.T (2011), The implications of academic enterprise for public science: An overview of the empirical evidence, Research Policy, 40:6-19.

+ Mowery, D.C. & B.N. Sampat (2004), The Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 and University-Industry Technology Transfer: A Model for Other OECD Governments? Journal of Technology Transfer, 30:115-127.

+ O‘Gorman, C. Byrne, O., Pandya, D. (2008), How scientists commercialise new knowledge via entrepreneurship, Journal of Technology Transfer, 33:23–43.

+ Slaughter, S. and G. Rhoades (1993), Changes in Intellectual Property Statutes and Policies at a Public University: Revising the Terms of Professional Labor, Higher Education, 26:287-312.

++ Tuunainen, J. (2005), Contesting a Hybrid Firm at a Traditional University, Social Studies of Science, 35:173–210.

++ Vohora, A., M. Wright and A. Lockett (2004), Critical junctures in the development of university high-tech spinout companies, Research Policy, 33:147-175.

* Whitley, R., 2002, "Developing innovative competences: the role of institutional frameworks", Industrial and Corporate Change, 11:497-528.

van Alphen, K., van Ruijven, J., Kasa, S., Hekket, M. & Turkenburg, W. (2009): The performance of the Norwegian carbon dioxide, capture and storage innovation system, Energy Policy, 37 (1): 43-55.

Bergek, A., Jacobsson, S., Carlsson, B., Lindmark, S. & Rickne, A. (2008): Analyzing the functional dynamics of technological innovation systems: a scheme of analysis. Research Policy, 37 (3): 407-429.

Berggren & Magnusson (2012) – paper on emissions regulation in auto industry

Christiansen, A. C. (2002). "New renewable energy developments and the climate change issue: a case study of Norwegian politics", Energy Policy, 235-243.

Fagerberg, J. D. Mowery, B. Verspagen (2009): "The evolution of Norway's national innovation system", Science and Public Policy, 36 (6), 431-444.

Ferranti, D., Perry, G.E., Lederman, D., Maloney, W.F., (2002) From Natural Resources to the Knowledge Economy, World Bank Latin America, World Bank: Washington

Geels, F.W. & Schot, J. (2007): Typology of sociotechnical transition pathways, Research Policy, 36: 399-417.

Jacobsson, S. & Bergek, A. (2004): Transforming the Energy Sector: The Evolution of Technological Systems in Renewable Energy Technology. Industrial and Corporate Change, 13 (5): 815-849.

Jacobsson, S. & Bergek, A. (2011): Innovation system analyses and sustainability transitions: contributions and suggestions for research, Environmental Innovation and Sustainable Transitions 1 (1): 41-57.

Jaffe, A.B., Newell, R.G., Stavins, R.N. (2002): Environmental Policy and Technological Change. Environmental and Resource Economics, 22, 41-69.

Kasa S, Underthun, A, 2010 “Navigation in new terrain with familiar maps: Masterminding socio-spatial equality through resource oriented innovation policy.” Environment and Planning A, 42, 1328-1345.

Markard, J. & Truffer, B. (2008): Technological innovation systems and the multi-level perspective: towards an integrated framework, Research Policy, 37 (4): 596-615.

Narula, R. 2002. "Innovation systems and ‘inertia’ in R&D location: Norwegian firms… from Research Policy

Rogge, K.S., Hoffmann, V.H. (2010): The impact of the EU ETS on the sectoral innovation system for power generation technologies – Findings for Germany, Energy Policy, 38 (12): 7639–7652.

Smith, K. (2009). "Climate change and radical energy innovation: the policy issues." TIK Working Paper, No. 20090101.

Tjernshaugen, A. (2011). "The growth of political support for CO2 capture and storage in Norway", Environmental Politics, 20, 227-245.

Unruh, G. C. (2000). "Understanding carbon lock-in", Energy Policy, 28:817-830.



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