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[Photo: Mark SCHANKERMAN] Professor Mark SCHANKERMAN
EI Research Associate; Professor of Economics and Research Fellow, CEPR - Productivity and Innovation
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7518
Email: m.schankerman@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 4.30  



Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Innovation, intellectual property rights, emerging economies

Biography:

Mark Schankerman is Professor in Economics at the London School of Economics, Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, formerly taught at New York University, and was Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research for ten years. From 1995-2003 he was Director of Policy Research and Advisor to the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He also worked at the World Bank and has extensive consultancy experience in the private and public sectors. He is widely published in scientific journals (including Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy and RAND Journal of Economics, among others) on patents, innovation, productivity and the economics of emerging economies. His book (with Josh Lerner), The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development (MIT Press, 2010), was reviewed in The Economist (13 January 2011). He is on the Advisory Council of the Journal of Industrial Economics, and former Editor of Economics of Transition and Associate Editor of RAND Journal of Economics and Journal of Industrial Economics.

Selected Publications:

See Publications on LSE Research Online book

CEP Publications:

  • Patents and the Global Diffusion of New Drugs
    Iain Cockburn, Jean O. Lanjouw, Mark Schankerman, September 2014
    Paper No' CEPDP1298: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Patents and Cumulative Innovation: Causal Evidence from the Courts
    Alberto Galasso, Mark Schankerman, April 2013
    Paper No' CEPDP1205: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights
    Alberto Galasso, Mark Schankerman, Carlos J. Serrano, August 2011
    Paper No' CEPDP1072: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Spreading the Word: Geography, Policy and Knowledge Spillovers
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, September 2010
    Paper No' CEPDP1005: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Spreading the Word: Geography, Policy and University Knowledge Diffusion
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, August 2010
    Paper No' EI 50: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Motivation and Sorting in Open Source Software Innovation
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, November 2008
    Paper No' EDSDP019: Full paper (pdf)

  • Patent Thickets and the Market for Innovation: Evidence from Settlement of Patent Disputes
    Alberto Galasso, Mark Schankerman, November 2008
    Paper No' EDSDP018: Full paper (pdf)

  • Intellectual Property, Technology and Productivity
    Saul Lach, Mark Schankerman, November 2008
    Paper No' EDSDP016: Full paper (pdf)

  • Motivation and Sorting in Open Source Software Innovation
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, October 2008
    Paper No' EI 47: Read Abstract

  • Motivation and Sorting in Open Source Software Innovation
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, October 2008
    Paper No' CEPDP0893: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Patent Thickets and the Market for Innovation: Evidence from Settlement of Patent Disputes
    Alberto Galasso, Mark Schankerman, August 2008
    Paper No' EI 46: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Patent Thickets and the Market for Innovation: Evidence from Settlement of Patent Disputes
    Alberto Galasso, Mark Schankerman, August 2008
    Paper No' CEPDP0889: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Harnessing Success: Incentives for Invention and Technology Transfer in Universities
    Mark Schankerman, October 2007
    Paper No' CEPCP231: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    This article draws on research reported in 'The Impact of Private Ownership, Incentives and Local Development Objectives on University Technology Transfer Performance’ by Sharon Belenzon and Mark Schankerman, CEP Discussion Paper No. 779


  • The Impact of Private Ownership, Incentives and Local Development Objectives on University Technology Transfer Performance
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, September 2007
    Paper No' CEPDP0779: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Harnessing Success: Determinants of University Technology Licensing Performance
    Sharon Belenzon, Mark Schankerman, February 2007
    Paper No' EI 44: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Strategic Patenting and Software Innovation
    Michael Noel, Mark Schankerman, August 2006
    Paper No' CEPDP0740: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Strategic Patenting and Software Innovation
    Michael Noel, Mark Schankerman, June 2006
    Paper No' EI 43: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Incentives and Invention in Universities
    Saul Lach, Mark Schankerman, June 2006
    Paper No' CEPDP0729: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry
    Nicholas Bloom, Mark Schankerman, John Van Reenen, February 2005
    Paper No' CEPDP0675: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry
    Nick Bloom, Mark Schankerman, John Van Reenen, January 2005
    Paper No' EI 40: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Incentives and Invention in Universities
    Saul Lach, Mark Schankerman, March 2004
    Paper No' EI 33: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Research Productivity and Patent Quality: Measurement with Multiple Indicators
    Jean Olson Lanjouw, Mark Schankerman, December 2002
    Paper No' EI 32: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights
    Jean Olson Lanjouw, Mark Schankerman, December 2001
    Paper No' EI 30: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Stylised Fact of Patent Litigation: Value, Scope and Ownership
    Jean Olson Lanjouw, Mark Schankerman, January 1998
    Paper No' EI 20: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Optimal Patent Renewals
    Francesca Cornelli, Mark Schankerman, January 1996
    Paper No' EI 13: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Revisions of Investment Plans and the Stock Market Rate of Return
    Mark Schankerman, November 1991
    Paper No' EI 05: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • How Valuable is Patent Protection? Estimates by Technology Field Using Patent Renewal Data
    Mark Schankerman, July 1991
    Paper No' CEPDP0046: Read Abstract

  • Patents and Cumulative Innovation: Causal Evidence from the Courts
    Alberto Galasso, Mark Schankerman,
    Paper No' EI 51: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)