Daniel P. Gross

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Box 90120

Durham, NC 27708-0120

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Creativity Under Fire: The Effects of Competition on Creative Production

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 16-109
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2019
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Creativity; Incentives; Tournaments; Competition; Radical vs. Incremental Innovation

Creativity Under Fire: The Effects of Competition on Creative Production

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Scale versus Scope in the Diffusion of New Technology: Evidence from the Farm Tractor

Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 16-108
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2017
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Technology diffusion; Spatial technology diffusion; Farm tractors; R&D; General-purpose technologies

Scale Versus Scope in the Diffusion of New Technology: Evidence from the Farm Tractor

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Collusive Investments in Technological Compatibility: Lessons from U.S. Railroads in the Late 19th Century

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 17-044
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 23 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2019
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Collusion, Standards, Compatibility, Railroads, Trade

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

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Inventing the Endless Frontier: The Effects of the World War II Research Effort on Post-War Innovation

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 20-126
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2020
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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World War II, Vannevar Bush, OSRD, Mission-oriented R&D, Direction of Innovation, Geography of Innovation, Technology Clusters, U.S. Innovation System

Inventing the Endless Frontier: The Effects of the World War Ii Research Effort on Post-War Innovation

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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Performance Feedback in Competitive Product Development

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 48, No. 2, Summer 2017, Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 16-110
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2019
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Feedback; Evaluation; Learning; Tournaments; Innovation

The Hidden Costs of Securing Innovation: The Manifold Impacts of Compulsory Invention Secrecy

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-090
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2021
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Compulsory secrecy; Invention secrecy; National security; World War II

The Consequences of Invention Secrecy: Evidence from the USPTO Patent Secrecy Program in World War Ii

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Daniel P. Gross
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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The Economics of Crisis Innovation Policy: A Historical Perspective

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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The Economics of Crisis Innovation Policy: A Historical Perspective

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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Crisis innovation, R&D policy, Nelson-Arrow, COVID-19, World War II, Office of Scientific Research & Development, National Defense Research Committee, Committee on Medical Research

Crisis Innovation Policy from World War Ii to Covid-19

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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Crisis Innovation Policy from World War II to COVID-19

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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Crisis innovation, Innovation policy, World War II, COVID-19

Automation and the Future of Young Workers: Evidence from Telephone Operation in the Early 20th Century

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 07 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2021
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Automation, Telephone operators; Dial telephones, Unemployment, Local labor markets, Labor force participation, Occupational transitions

Automation and the Future of Young Workers: Evidence from Telephone Operation in the Early 20th Century

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Organizing Crisis Innovation: Lessons from World War II

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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World War II, Office of Scientific Research & Development, National Defense Research Committee, Committee on Medical Research, Radar, Manhattan Project, Penicillin, Malaria, Vannevar Bush, Innovation, Science policy

Organizing Crisis Innovation: Lessons from World War Ii

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Daniel P. Gross and Bhaven N. Sampat
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
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Organizational Frictions and Increasing Returns to Automation: Lessons from AT&T in the Twentieth Century

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Aug 2021
James Feigenbaum and Daniel P. Gross
Boston University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Automation, Technology adoption, AT&T, Mechanical switching, Dial telephones, Scale economies, Complementarity, System-technology fit

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The De Beers Group: Exploring the Diamond Reselling Opportunity

HBS Strategy Case No. 717-430
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2019
Benjamin Esty, Daniel P. Gross and Lauren Pickle
Harvard Business School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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diamonds, corporate strategy, scope, common value, marketing, advertising, branding, strategy development, supply and demand, strategy execution, vertical integration, go-to-market ,strategy, pilot program, secondary market, consumer durables, willingness-to-pay, cartel