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    • Growth through Heterogeneous Innovations 

      Akcigit, Ufuk; Kerr, William (University of Chicago Press, 2018-08)
      We build a tractable growth model where multi-product incumbents invest in internal innovations to improve their existing products, while new entrants and incumbents invest in external innovations to acquire new product ...
    • Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns 

      Kerr, William Robert (2014-01-27)
      This study tests the importance of Ricardian technology differences for international trade. The empirical analysis has three comparative advantages: including emerging and advanced economies, isolating panel variation ...
    • Invention and Agglomeration in the Bay Area: Not Just ICT 

      Forman, Chris; Goldfarb, Avi; Greenstein, Shane (American Economic Association, 2016-05)
      We document that the Bay Area rose from 4% of all successful US patent applications in 1976 to 16% in 2008. This is partly driven by the increase in the prevalence of information and communication technology; however, even ...