YoungJun Kim

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EXCLUSIVITY IN LICENSING ALLIANCES: USING HOSTAGES TO SUPPORT TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION DEEPAK SOMAYA,* YOUNGJUN KIM and NICHOLAS S. VONORTAS 1 College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A. 2 A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas, U.S.A. 3 Center for(More)
The use of a Zigbee network in various health monitoring systems has become well accepted. However, such a system has limited storage, power supply, bandwidth for communication, and processing speed when massive volumes of bio signals, especially ECG signals are involved. Various effective methods, including using low power hardware, have been proposed to(More)
This paper empirically investigates aspects of risk management in young small enterprises' effort to survive and grow. We use a new dataset on several thousands small businesses in their “formative age” (2–8 years old) in 10 European countries and 18 sectors. Firms across all types of sectors use internal risk mitigation strategies to manage technology risk(More)
This paper empirically explores the R&D promotion policy effects on SME performance measured by value-added productivity. We use a unique large panel data set on public R&D subsidy for Korean manufacturing firms. Econometrically, we control for counter-factual outcomes employing the DID (difference in differences) estimation procedure as well as for(More)
The strategic behavior of technology owners creates important determinants of inter-firm technology licensing within a single industry when products are differentiated and knowledge is imperfectly appropriable. Transaction cost considerations factor in heavily when the net is extended to cross-industry licensing. The probability that two companies will(More)
We empirically analyze factors that might affect the willingness of young small enterprises in several European countries to participate in collaborative agreements. These factors include the characteristics of the firm, of the entrepreneurs, and of the market environment the firm operates in. Within this age group – the “formative” years between 2 and 8 –(More)
Classifying relations between pairs of medical concepts in clinical texts is a crucial task to acquire empirical evidence relevant to patient care. Due to limited labeled data and extremely unbalanced class distributions, medical relation classification systems struggle to achieve good performance on less common relation types, which capture valuable(More)