The Emergence of University–Private Firm Research and Development Agreements

Gordon Rausser

from ARE Update Vol. 19, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2016

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Abstract

Due to declining governmental funding for basic science, public-private research partnerships have
played an increasingly important role in supporting innovative university research and development. This
article presents an assessment of the changing research and development landscape and the role of such
partnerships to empower universities in promoting economic growth.

Keywords

options, control rights, research paradigms, bargaining space, intellectual property rights

Citation

Gordon Rausser. "The Emergence of University–Private Firm Research and Development Agreements." ARE Update 19(6)(2016):8-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2016/19/6/the-emergence-of-universityprivate-firm-research-a/