©2019 by Daniel P. Gross

Research

Publications

Creativity Under Fire: The Effects of Competition on Creative Production

accepted at The Review of Economics and Statistics

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Collusive Investments in Technological Compatibility: Lessons from U.S. Railroads in the Late 19th Century

accepted at Management Science

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Performance Feedback in Competitive Product Development

RAND Journal of Economics, 48(2), 438-466. 2017.

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Working papers

What Drives Firms to Automate Production? The Role of Scale Economies, Labor Market Competition, and Collective Action (with James Feigenbaum) draft available upon request

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Automation and the Next Generation: Lessons from the Automation of Telephone Operation in the Early 20th Century (with James Feigenbaum) draft available upon request

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The Consequences of Invention Secrecy: Evidence from the USPTO Patent Secrecy Program in WW2

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Projects in progress

The Effects of Automation on Workers, Firms, and Local Labor Markets: Lessons from the U.S. Telephone Industry in the Early 20th Century (with James Feigenbaum, BU)

  • What Drives Firms to Automate Production? The Role of Scale Economies, Labor Market Competition, and Collective Action

  • Automation and the Next Generation: Lessons from the Automation of Telephone Operation in the Early 20th Century

  • Hanging Up on the Telephone Operator: The Effects of Automation on Workers, Families, and Careers

  • Layoffs, Relocation, or Retraining? Lessons on Managing Automation from AT&T in the Early 20th century

The Effects of the World War II Research Effort on Postwar U.S. Science, Technology, and Innovation (with Bhaven Sampat, Columbia University)

  • The Effects of the World War II Research Effort on the Direction and Geography of U.S. Invention

  • The Effects of World War II on Research and Product Development in the Life Sciences

  • Government Laboratory Research and the Arc of Scientific Careers

(also with Innessa Colaiacovo, HBS)

Please contact me for a synopsis of projects in progress.