Wacky Patents Meet Economic Indicators

Dirk Czarnitzki, Katrin Hussinger, Cédric Schneider

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Resumé

We investigate whether standard indicators can distinguish between “wacky” patents and a control group. Forward citations are good predictors of importance. However, “wacky” patents have higher originality, generality and citation lags, suggesting that these indicators should be interpreted carefully.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEconomics Letters
Vol/bind113
Udgave nummer2
Sider (fra-til)131-134
ISSN0165-1765
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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Czarnitzki, Dirk ; Hussinger, Katrin ; Schneider, Cédric. / Wacky Patents Meet Economic Indicators. I: Economics Letters. 2011 ; Bind 113, Nr. 2. s. 131-134.
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Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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