Chevalier, A. and Allen, P. and O'Shea, R. (2005) Entrepreneurial Orientation, Technology Transfer, and Spin-off Performance of U.S. Universities. Research Policy, 34 (7). pp. 994-1009.
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This paper adopts a resource-based perspective to understand why some universities are more successful than others at generating technology-based spinoff companies. In this respect, we derive eight hypotheses that link attributes of resources and capabilities, institutional, financial, commercial and human capital, to university spinoff outcomes. Using panel data from 1980 to 2001, our econometric estimators reveal evidence of history dependence for successful technology transfer to occur although faculty quality, size and orientation of science and engineering funding and commercial capability were also found to be predictors of university spinoff activity. We conclude by drawing implications for policy makers and university heads.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||University entrepreneurship; Technology transfer; University spinoffs; Resource-based view|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics|
|Depositing User:||Francis Green|
|Date Deposited:||26 Sep 2008 09:58|
|Last Modified:||24 Apr 2012 09:43|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9474 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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