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Firm social capital and the innovation process 2019 242 This dissertation conceptualizes, measures, and evaluates social capital as a productive input for innovative firms. First, a theoretical production function is conceptualized that considers social capital as an input into the production of three imp...
The early diffusion of smart meters in the US electric power industry 2017 2498 The impact of new technologies within and across industries is only felt through their widespread diffusion, yet studies of technology diffusion are scarce compared to other aspects of the innovation process. The electric power industry is one indust...
When innovative research fails: exploring the role of principal investigators 2021 43 There is a small but growing body of literature that examines the role of principal investigators in publicly funded R&D projects. In this dissertation I discuss the literature on principal investigators and R&D project failure and found there is lim...
Government support of innovation in small business: North Carolina’s Green Business Fund 2016 877 This dissertation examines, from an economic program evaluation perspective, North Carolina’s Green Business Fund (the Fund), a state-level grants program to provide support for small businesses conducting R&D related to sustainability technologies. ...