Schankerman, Mark


Professor Mark Schankerman  

Department

Position held

Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Experience keywords:

emerging economies; entrepreneurship; research and development; intellectual property rights

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Mark Schankerman is Professor in Economics at the London School of Economics, Research Associate at the Centre for Economics Performance (LSE) and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University, formerly taught at New York University, and was a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research for ten years. From 1995-2003 he served as 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 has contributed extensively to the literature on patents, R&D, productivity and the economics of emerging economies.

He is currently an editor of the Economics of Transition, Associate Editor of the Rand Journal of Economics, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Industrial Economics. He recently published a book, The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development (MIT Press, 2010), joint with Josh Lerner (Harvard Business School), which was reviewed in The Economist (13 January 2011). He is a member of the Expert Panel advising the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, commissioned by the UK Government.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

ConsultancyLawPolicy and Regulatory Bodies

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7518

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Schankerman, Mark (2013) Introduction: journal of industrial economics The Journal of Industrial Economics, 61 (3). 471-480. ISSN 00221821

Galasso, Alberto and Schankerman, Mark and Serrano, Carlos J. (2013) Trading and enforcing patent rights The RAND Journal of Economics, 44 (2). 275-312. ISSN 0741-6261

Noel, Michael and Schankerman, Mark (2013) Strategic patenting and software innovation Journal of Industrial Economics, 61 (3). 481-520. ISSN 0022-1821

Galasso, Alberto and Schankerman, Mark (2013) Patents and cumulative innovation: causal evidence from the courts CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1205. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2013) Spreading the word: geography, policy and knowledge spillovers Review of Economics and Statistics, 95 (3). 884-903. ISSN 0034-6535

Bloom, Nick and Schankerman, Mark and Van Reenen, John (2013) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry Econometrica, 81 (4). 1347-1393. ISSN 0012-9682

2010

Galasso, Alberto and Schankerman, Mark (2010) Patent thickets, courts, and the market for innovation The RAND Journal of Economics, 41 (3). 472-503. ISSN 0741-6261

Lerner, Josh and Schankerman, Mark (2010) The comingled code: open source and economic development MIT Press, Massachusetts, USA. ISBN 9780262014632

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2010) Spreading the word: geography, policy and university knowledge diffusion Economics of industry, EI50. STICERD, London, UK.

2009

Schankerman, Mark (2009) Comments In: Foray, Dominique, (ed.) The New Economics of Technology Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 122-126. ISBN 9781848443495

Schankerman, Mark (2009) Comments on "A policy shaped research agenda on the economics of science and technology" In: Foray, Dominique, (ed.) The New Economics of Techonolgy Policy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781848443495

Schankerman, Mark (2009) Improving patent incentives and enforcement Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 4 (11). 798-808. ISSN 1747-1532

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2009) University knowledge transfer: private ownership, incentives, and local development objectives The Journal of Law and Economics, 52 (1). 111-144. ISSN 0022-2186

2008

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2008) Motivation and sorting in open source software innovation EDS Discussion Papers, EDS DP019. EDS Innovation Research Programme, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (2008) Incentives and invention in universities The RAND Journal of Economics, 39 (2). 403-433. ISSN 0741-6261

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2008) Motivation and sorting in open source software innovation CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP0893. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (2008) Incentives and invention in universities EDS Discussion Papers, EDS DP016. EDS Innovation Research Programme, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Galasso, Alberto and Schankerman, Mark (2008) Patent thickets and the market for innovation: evidence from settlement of patent disputes CEP Discussion Papers, 889. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Schankerman, Mark (2007) Harnessing success: incentives for invention and technology transfer in universities Centrepiece, 12 (2). 2-5. ISSN 1362-3761

Bloom, Nick and Schankerman, Mark and Van Reenen, John (2007) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry 13060. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (2007) Incentives and invention in universities 729. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2007) Harnessing success: determinants of university technology licensing performance EI/44. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Poltical Science, London, UK.

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2007) The impact of private ownership, incentives and local development objectives on university technology transfer performance 779. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2006

Noel, Michael D. and Schankerman, Mark (2006) Strategic patenting and software innovation 5701. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Noel, Michael and Schankerman, Mark (2006) Strategic patenting and software innovation 740. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Noel, Michael and Schankerman, Mark (2006) Strategic patenting and software innovation EI/43. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Belenzon, Sharon and Schankerman, Mark (2006) Harnessing success: determinants of university technology licensing performance 6120. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

2005

Bloom, Nick and Schankerman, Mark and Van Reenen, John (2005) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry

Bloom, Nick and Schankerman, Mark and Van Reenen, John (2005) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry 4912. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Bloom, Nick and Schankerman, Mark and Van Reenen, John (2005) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry 675. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Bloom, Nick and Schankerman, Mark and Van Reenen, John (2005) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry EI/40. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2004

Lanjouw, J. and Schankerman, Mark (2004) Patent quality and research productivity: measuring innovation with multiple indicators Economic Journal, 114 (495). 441-465. ISSN 0013-0133

Schankerman, Mark (2004) On the welfare effects and political economy of competition-enhancing policies Economic Journal, 114 (498). 800-824. ISSN 0013-0133

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (2004) Incentives and invention in universities EI/33. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Saul, Lach and Schankerman, Mark (2004) Royalty sharing and technology licensing in universities Journal of the European Economic Association, 2 (2/3). 252-264. ISSN 1542-4774

Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark (2004) Protecting intellectual property rights: are small firms handicapped? The Journal of Law and Economics, 47 (1). 45-74. ISSN 0022-2186

2003

Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark (2003) Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry

Schankerman, Mark (2003) Book review: patents, citations & innovations: a window on the knowledge economy Economic Journal, 113 (491). 653-654. ISSN 1468-0297

Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark (2003) Enforcement of patent rights in the United States In: Cohen, Wesley M. and Merrill, Stephen A., (eds.) Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy. The National Academies Press, Washington, DC., USA, 145-179. ISBN 0309086361

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (2003) Incentives and invention in universities 9727. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (2003) Incentives and invention in universities 3916. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

2002

Schankerman, Mark (2002) Idiosyncratic and common shocks to investment decisions Economic Journal, 112 (482). 766-785. ISSN 1468-0297

Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark (2002) Research productivity and patent quality: measurement with multiple indicators 3623. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Olson Lanjouw, Jean and Schankerman, Mark (2002) Research productivity and patent quality: measurement with multiple indicators EI/32. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2001

Schankerman, Mark and Lanjouw, J. (2001) Characteristics of patent litigation: a window on competition RAND Journal of Economics, 32 (1). 129-151. ISSN 0741-6261

Schankerman, Mark and Scotchmer, Suzanne (2001) Damages and injunctions in protecting intellectual property RAND Journal of Economics, 32 (1). 199-220. ISSN 0741-6261

Schankerman, Mark (2001) Idiosyncratic and common shocks to investment decisions Discussion Paper No. 2982. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lanjouw, Peter and Schankerman, Mark (2001) Enforcing intellectual property rights 3093. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Olson Lanjouw, Jean and Schankerman, Mark (2001) Enforcing intellectual property rights EI/30. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2000

Hellman, Joel and Schankerman, Mark (2000) Intervention, corruption and capture: the nexus between enterprises and the state Economics of Transition, 8 (3). 545-799. ISSN 1468-0351

Aghion, Philippe and Schankerman, Mark (2000) An analytical framework for evaluating transition impact of infrastructure projects 57. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, UK.

Schankerman, Mark and Scotchmer, Suzanne (2000) Damages and injunctions in protecting proprietary research tools 2554. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Schankerman, Mark and Scotchmer, Suzanne (2000) Damages and injunctions in protecting proprietary research tools E00-288. Berkeley Electronic Press, California, USA.

Aghion, Philippe and Schankerman, Mark (2000) A model of market-enhancing infrastructure 2462. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Hellman, Joel S. and Jones, Geraint and Kaufmann, Daniel and Schankerman, Mark (2000) Measuring governance, corruption, and state capture: how firms and bureaucrats shape the business environment in transition economies 2312. The World Bank, Washington DC., USA.

1999

Cornelli, Francesca and Schankerman, Mark (1999) Patent renewals and R&D incentives RAND Journal of Economics, 30 (2). 197-213. ISSN 0741-6261

Aghion, Philippe and Schankerman, Mark (1999) Competition, entry and the social returns to infrastructure in transition economies Economics of Transition, 7 (1). 79-101. ISSN 1468-0351

Schankerman, Mark and Scotchmer, Suzanne (1999) Damages and injunctions in the protection of proprietary research tools 7086. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Aghion, Philippe and Schankerman, Mark (1999) Competition, entry, and the social returns to infrastructure in transition economies 2052. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark (1999) The quality of ideas: measuring innovation with multiple indicators 7345. National Bureau for Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

1998

Cornelli, Francesca and Schankerman, Mark (1998) Patent renewals and r&d incentives 1917. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Schankerman, Mark (1998) How valuable is patent protection? Estimates by technology field RAND Journal of Economics, 29 (1). 77-107. ISSN 0741-6261

Lanjouw, Jenny and Schankerman, Mark (1998) Patent suits: do they distort research incentives? 2042. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Olson Lanjouw, Jean and Schankerman, Mark (1998) Stylised fact of patent litigation: value, scope and ownership EI/20. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1997

Schankerman, Mark (1997) Book review: privatizing Russia Journal of Economic Literature, 35 (2). 818-820. ISSN 0022-0515

Schankerman, Mark (1997) Governance in transition In: Transition Report 1997: Enterprise Performance and Growth. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, UK, 48-59. ISBN 1898802076

Aghion, Philippe and Schankerman, Mark (1997) Growth in transition economies: sources and obstacles In: Transition Report 1997: Enterprise Performance and Growth. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, UK, 48-59. ISBN 1898802076

Commander, Simon and Schankerman, Mark (1997) Enterprise restructuring and social benefits Economics of Transition, 5 (1). 1-24. ISSN 1468-0351

Lanjouw, Jean O. and Schankerman, Mark (1997) Stylized facts of patent litigation: value, scope and ownership 6297. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

1996

Bishop, V and Mody, A and Schankerman, Mark (1996) Exploiting new market opportunities in telecommunications In: Mody, Ashok, (ed.) Infrastructure Delivery: Private Initiative and the Public Good. EDI development studies. World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA, 37-78. ISBN 9780821335208

Schankerman, Mark (1996) Symmetric regulation for competitive telecommunications Information Economics and Policy, 8 (1). 3-23. ISSN 0167-6245

Cornelli, Francesca and Schankerman, Mark (1996) Optimal patent renewals EI/13. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1991

Schankerman, Mark (1991) Revisions and investment plans and the stock market rate of return 3937. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Schankerman, Mark (1991) How valuable is patent protection? Estimates by technology field using patent renewal data 3780. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Schankerman, Mark (1991) How valuable is patent protection? Estimates by technology field using patent renewal data CEP discussion paper, 46. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Schankerman, Mark (1991) Revisions of investment plans and the stock market rate of return EI/5. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1989

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (1989) Dynamics of r&d and investment in the scientific sector. Journal of Political Economy, 97 (4). 880-904. ISSN 0022-3808

1987

Schankerman, Mark (1987) Comment on long run trends in patents In: Griliches, Zvi, (ed.) R&d, Patents and Productivity. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL., USA. ISBN 978-0226308845

Pakes, Ariel and Schankerman, Mark (1987) An exploration into the determinants of research intensity In: Griliches, Zvi, (ed.) R&d, Patents and Productivity. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL., USA, 209-232. ISBN 978 0226308845

Schankerman, Mark and Nadiri, M. Ishaq (1987) Investment in r&d, costs of adjustment and expectations In: Griliches, Zvi, (ed.) R&d, Patents and Productivity. Chicago University Press, Chicago, IL., USA, 315-338. ISBN 9780226308845

Pakes, Ariel and Schankerman, Mark (1987) The rate of obsolescence of patents, research gestation lags, and the private rate of return to research resources In: Griliches, Zvi, (ed.) R&d, Patents and Productivity. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL., USA, 73-88. ISBN 9780226308845

Lach, Saul and Schankerman, Mark (1987) The interaction between capital investment and r&d in science-based firms 2377. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Schankerman, Mark and Pakes, Ariel (1987) Estimates of the value of patent rights in European countries during the post-1950 period 1650. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Schankerman, Mark and Nadiri, M. Ishaq (1987) Restricted cost functions and the rate of return to quasi-fixed factors, with an application to r&d and capital in the Bell system 1259. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Gordon, Roger H. and Schankerman, Mark (1987) Estimating the effects of r&d on Bell system productivity: a model of embodied technical change 1607. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

1986

Gordon, Roger and Schankerman, Mark and Spady, Richard (1986) Estimating the effects of r&d on Bell system productivity: a model of embodied technical change In: Peston, M. H. and Quandt, R. E., (eds.) Prices, Competition and Equilibrium. Philip Allan, Deddington, UK, 164-190. ISBN 0389206261

Schankerman, Mark and Nadiri, M. Ishaq (1986) A test of static equilibrium models and rates of return to quasi-fixed factors, with an application to the Bell system Journal of Econometrics, 33 (1-2). 97-118. ISSN 0304-4076

Schankerman, Mark and Pakes, Ariel (1986) Estimates of the value of patent rights in European countries during the post-1950 period Economic Journal, 96 (384). 1052-1076. ISSN 1468-0297

1985

Schankerman, Mark and Pakes, Ariel (1985) Valeur et obsolescence des brevets: une analyse des statistiques de renouvellement des brevets européens Revue Economique (5). 917-942. ISSN 0035-2764

1982

Schankerman, Mark and Nadiri, M. Ishaq (1982) Investment in r&d, costs of adjustment and expectations 931. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

1981

Nadiri, M. Ishaq and Schankerman, Mark (1981) The structure of production, technological change, and the rate of growth of total factor productivity in the U.S. Bell system In: Cowing, Thomas G. and Stevenson, Rodney E., (eds.) Productivity Measurement in Regulated Industries. Academic Press, London, UK, 219-247. ISBN 9780121940805

Schankerman, Mark (1981) The effects of double-counting and expensing on the measured returns to r&d Review of Economics and Statistics, 63 (3). 454-459. ISSN 0034-6535

Nadiri, M. Ishaq and Schankerman, Mark (1981) Technical change, returns to scale, and the productivity slowdown American Economic Review, 71 (2). 314-319. ISSN 0002-8282

1980

Pakes, Ariel and Schankerman, Mark (1980) An exploration into the determinants of research intensity 438. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Nadiri, M. Ishaq and Schankerman, Mark (1980) Variable cost functions and the rate of return to quasi-fixed factors: an application to r and d in the Bell system 597. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

1979

Pakes, Ariel and Schankerman, Mark (1979) The rate of obsolescence of knowledge, research gestation lags, and the private rate of return to research resources 346. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Nadiri, M. Ishaq and Schankerman, Mark (1979) The structure of production, technological change, and the rate of growth of total factor productivity in the Bell system 358. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

1976

Comanor, William S. and Schankerman, Mark (1976) Identical bids and cartel behavior The Bell Journal of Economics, 7 (1). 281-286. ISSN 0741-6261

Schankerman, Mark (1976) Common costs in pharmaceutical research and development: implications for direct price regulation In: Mitchell, Samuel and Link, Emery, (eds.) Impact of Public Policy on Drug Innovation and Pricing. American University Press, Washington, DC., USA, 3-26.


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