Delay and Secrecy: Does Industry Sponsorship Jeopardize Disclosure of Academic Research?

Dirk Czarnitzki, Christoph Grimpe, Andrew A. Toole

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    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 article examines the relationship between industry sponsorship and restrictions on disclosure using individual-level data on German academic researchers. Accounting for self-selection into extramural sponsorship, our evidence strongly supports the perspective that industry sponsorship jeopardizes public disclosure of academic research.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftIndustrial and Corporate Change
    Vol/bind24
    Udgave nummer1
    Sider (fra-til)251-279
    Antal sider29
    ISSN0960-6491
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - 2015

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