Alberto Galasso

Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3E6
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NBER Program Affiliations: PR
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Toronto

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2020Comment on "The Roots of Agricultural Innovation: Patent Evidence of Knowledge Spillovers"
in Economics of Research and Innovation in Agriculture, Petra Moser, editor
September 2019Risk-Mitigating Technologies: the Case of Radiation Diagnostic Devices
with Hong Luo: w26305
September 2018When does Product Liability Risk Chill Innovation? Evidence from Medical Implants
with Hong Luo: w25068
May 2018Punishing Robots: Issues in the Economics of Tort Liability and Innovation in Artificial Intelligence
with Hong Luo
in The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: An Agenda, Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb, editors
December 2017The Diffusion of New Institutions: Evidence from Renaissance Venice's Patent System
with Stefano Comino, Clara Graziano: w24118
October 2016Tort Reform and Innovation
with Hong Luo: w22712

Published: Alberto Galasso & Hong Luo, 2017. "Tort Reform and Innovation," The Journal of Law and Economics, vol 60(3), pages 385-412.

December 2015Patent Rights, Innovation and Firm Exit
with Mark Schankerman: w21769

Published: Alberto Galasso & Mark Schankerman, 2018. "Patent rights, innovation, and firm exit," The RAND Journal of Economics, vol 49(1), pages 64-86.

July 2014Patents and Cumulative Innovation: Causal Evidence from the Courts
with Mark Schankerman: w20269

Published: Alberto Galasso & Mark Schankerman, 2015. "Patents and Cumulative Innovation: Causal Evidence from the Courts *," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 130(1), pages 317-369.

June 2014Market Outcomes and Dynamic Patent Buyouts
with Matthew Mitchell, Gabor Virag: w20197

Published: Galasso, Alberto & Mitchell, Matthew & Virag, Gabor, 2016. "Market outcomes and dynamic patent buyouts," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 207-243. citation courtesy of

January 2012Why are Some Regions More Innovative than Others? The Role of Firm Size Diversity
with Ajay K. Agrawal, Iain M. Cockburn, Alexander Oettl: w17793
August 2011Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights
with Mark Schankerman, Carlos J. Serrano: w17367

Published: Galasso A ., M. Schankerman and C. Serrano, 2013 , Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights , RAND Journal of Economics 44, 275 - 312 .

May 2010CEO Overconfidence and Innovation
with Timothy S. Simcoe: w16041

Published: CEO Overconfidence and Innovation (paper + online appendix); with Tim Simcoe; Management Science; Issue: 57; 2011; Pages: 1469-1484.

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