Engaging Excellence? Effects of Faculty Quality on University Engagement with Industry

@article{Perkmann2010EngagingEE,
  title={Engaging Excellence? Effects of Faculty Quality on University Engagement with Industry},
  author={M. Perkmann and Zella King and Stephen. Pavelin},
  journal={Labor: Human Capital eJournal},
  year={2010}
}
We investigate how universities' research quality shapes their engagement with industry. Previous research has predominantly found a positive relationship between academics' research quality and their commercialization activities. Here we use industry involvement measures that are broader than commercialization and indicate actual collaboration, i.e. collaborative research, contract research and consulting. We hypothesise that the relationship between faculty quality and industry engagement… Expand
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