Delay and secrecy : does industry sponsorship jeopardize disclosure of academic research?


Czarnitzki, Dirk ; Grimpe, Christoph ; Toole, Andrew A.


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URL: http://ub-madoc.bib.uni-mannheim.de/3137
URN: urn:nbn:de:bsz:180-madoc-31376
Document Type: Working paper
Year of publication: 2011
Publication language: English
Institution: Sonstige Einrichtungen > ZEW - Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung
MADOC publication series: Veröffentlichungen des ZEW (Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung) > ZEW Discussion Papers
Subject: 000 Generalities
Classification: JEL: O31 O32 L33 ,
Subject headings (SWD): Forschung und Entwicklung , Forschungsfinanzierung , Privatwirtschaft , Forschungspolitik
Keywords (English): open science , research funding , industry sponsorship , disclosure, secrecy
Abstract: The viability of modern open science norms and practices depend on public disclosure of new knowledge, methods, and materials. Aggregate data from the OECD show a broad shift in the institutional financing structure that supports academic research from public to private sponsorship. This paper examines the relationship between industry sponsorship and restrictions on disclosure using individual-level data on German academic researchers. Accounting for selfselection into extramural sponsorship, our evidence strongly supports the perspective that industry sponsorship jeopardizes public disclosure of academic research.
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Czarnitzki, Dirk ; Grimpe, Christoph ; Toole, Andrew A. (2011) Delay and secrecy : does industry sponsorship jeopardize disclosure of academic research? Open Access [Working paper]
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