American Competitiveness Survey

In collaboration with Principal Investigators John Walsh from Georgia Tech, Ashish Arora and Wes Cohen from Duke University, and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NORC collected survey data from more than 6,600 U.S. businesses via computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI). The study was sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Kauffman Foundation as part of the Science of Science and Innovation Policy program, and builds on earlier work conducted by the PIs (the Carnegie Mellon Survey on Industrial R&D). The NORC team designed, pre-tested, and conducted the survey, with topics covering areas such as new technology and processes, licensing, collaborative innovation, and firm characteristics.‚Äč


Learn more about the project at the American Competitiveness Survey website.extlink

Principal Investigators

JohnWalsh, Georgia Tech
Ashish Arora, Duke University
Wes Cohen, Duke University

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