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Economics of Science and Innovation

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Ali Sina Önder, Universität Bayreuth, Germany


This topical issue aims to gather current research on underlying mechanisms as well as economic consequences of scientific and innovative activities in a broad spectrum from the individual level analysis of the production of scientific articles and/or patents to sectoral level analysis of R&D activities and policies.

The scope of this Topical Issue includes, but is not limited to, the following areas of research:

  • Analysis of academic labor markets
  • Cost efficiency of science
  • Economics of patents
  • Gender and academic careers
  • Life cycle analysis of innovators/scientists
  • Patents and trade
  • R&D activities and innovation
  • Scientific productivity
  • Scientometric analysis of academic publications
  • Sociology of collaboration
  • Tax incentives for R&D and multi-national firms

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE for submissions – December 20, 2018.


To submit to this Topical Issue, please use Open Economics’ Editorial Manager system: www.editorialmanager.com/economics

Please remember about choosing correct Article Type – TI: Economics of Science and Innovation to ensure that it will be processed with the highest priority.

Articles published in the 2018 volume of Open Economics are free of all Article Processing Charges.