Academic careers , patents , and productivity : industry experience as scientific and technical human capital

  • James S. Dietza, Barry Bozemanb
  • Published 2005


We examine career patterns within the industrial, academic, and governmental sectors and their relation to the publication and patent productivity of scientists and engineers working at university-based research centers in the United States. We hypothesize that among university scientists, intersectoral changes in jobs throughout the career provide access… (More)


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