Title: Wacky patents meet economic indicators
Authors: Czarnitzki, Dirk ×
Hussinger, Katrin
Schneider, C├ędric #
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: North Holland
Series Title: Economics Letters vol:113 issue:2 pages:131-134
Abstract: 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.
ISSN: 0165-1765
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation (MSI), Leuven
× corresponding author
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