University of Camerino


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Grid Thoma

Assistant Professor of Economics and Management

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Patent Management and Valuation: The Strategic and Geographical Dimension, Routledge, July 2016.


Published Articles

Trademarks and the Patent Premium Value: Evidence from Medical and Cosmetic Products, World Patent Information, 41:2330, June 2015. Kindle version.

Cross-pollination in Science and Technology: The Emergence of the Nanobio Subfield (with Stine Grodal), Annals of Economics and Statistics, 115/116:5780, December 2014, Special Issue on Knowledge Capital in Nanotechnology and Other High Tech Industries.

Composite Value Index of Patent Indicators: Factor Analysis Combining Bibliographic and Survey Datasets, World Patent Information, 38:1926, September 2014. Kindle version.

Modelling Credit Risk for Innovative Firms: the Role of Innovation Measures (with Chiara Pederzoli and Costanza Torricelli), Journal of Financial Services Research, 44(1):111129, August 2013.

Economic Value and Quality of Chinese Patenting: an International Perspective, Seoul Journal of Economics, 26(1):3372, March 2013, Special Issue on Innovation and Economic Growth in the Changing Economic Landscape.

Financial Patenting in Europe (with Bronwyn H. Hall and Salvatore Torrisi), European Management Review, 6(1):4563, Spring 2009.

Striving for a Large Market: Evidence from a General Purpose Technology in Action, Industrial and Corporate Change, 18(1):107138, January 2009.

The Market Value of Patents and R&D: Evidence from European firms (with Bronwyn H. Hall and Salvatore Torrisi) NBER Working Paper No. 13426, August 2007.

Institutional Complementarity and Inventive Performance in Nanotechnology (with Andrea Bonaccorsi), Research Policy, 36(6):813831, July 2007, Special Issue on Emerging Nanotechnologies.



Harmonizing and Combining Large Datasets An Application to Firm-Level Patent and Accounting Data (with Salvatore Torrisi, Alfonso Gambardella, Dominique Guellec, Bronwyn H. Hall, and Dietmar Harhoff), NBER Working Paper No. 15851, March 2010. Data: download

Consolidating Firm Portfolios of Patents across Different Offices. A Comparison of Sectoral Distribution of Patenting Activities in Europe and Japan (with Kazuyuki Motohashi and Jun Suzuki), IAM Discussion Paper Series #019/2010, Intellectual Asset-Based Management, University of Tokyo, 2010.