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Replication data for: Team-Specific Capital and Innovation

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Jaravel, Xavier
  • Petkova, Neviana
  • Bell, Alex
Publication Date
2018-04-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We establish the importance of team-specific capital in the typical inventor's career. Using administrative tax and patent data for the population of US patent inventors from 1996 to 2012, we find that an inventor's premature death causes a large and long-lasting decline in their co-inventor's earnings and citation-weighted patents (–4 percent and –15 percent after 8 years, respectively). After ruling out firm disruption, network effects, and top-down spillovers as main channels, we show that the effect is driven by close-knit teams and that team-specific capital largely results from an "experience" component increasing collaboration value over time.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.20151184 (Text)
Publications
  • Jaravel, Xavier, Neviana Petkova, and Alex Bell. “Team-Specific Capital and Innovation.” American Economic Review 108, no. 4–5 (April 2018): 1034–73. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20151184.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.20151184 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Jaravel, Xavier; Petkova, Neviana; Bell, Alex (2018): Replication data for: Team-Specific Capital and Innovation. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113089V1