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Petra Moser

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University

Research Statement

available at http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/Statement.pdf

Working Papers 

available at http://ssrn.com/author=345952

new: "Spatial Errors in Count Data Regressions" (with Marinho Bertanha)

new: “Does Compulsory Licensing Discourage Invention? Evidence from German Patents after the US Trading-with-The-Enemy Act” (with Joerg Baten and Nicola Bianchi).  Slides.


listed at http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/cv.pdf 

e-mail me for slides (pmoser.at.stanford.edu) 

Data Sets  

under construction, e-mail me if you need additional variables or data from other published papers

Exhibits and Prizes: 

Moser, Petra. "How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation?  Evidence from Nineteenth-Century World Fairs,” The American Economic Review, Volume 95, Number 4, September 2005, pp. 1214-1236.  Data: http://www.aeaweb.org/articles.php?doi=10.1257/0002828054825501.  Paper: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4132712.  Slides: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/pat904.pdf.

Historical Patents and Patent Citations:

Moser, Petra and Alessandra M. Voena. “Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act” (with Alessandra Voena).  The American Economic Review. Volume 102, Issue 1, February 2012, pp. 396–427. Data and online appendix: http://www.aeaweb.org/articles.php?doi=10.1257/aer.102.1.396.  Last working paper: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1313867.  Slides: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/CoLi1006.pdf

Patents and Citations with Measures for Technical Performance and Firm Entry

Lampe, Ryan L. and Petra Moser. “Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation?  Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry."  The Journal of Economic History, Volume 70, Issue 04, December 2010, pp. 898-920.  Working paper at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1308997.  Data: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/JEH_data140123.dta.  Do-files: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/JEH_do_file140123.do.  Additional data on technical performance: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/stitch_data140124.xls.

Lampe, Ryan L. and Petra Moser. “Patent Pools and Innovation in Substitute Technologies – Evidence from the U.S. Sewing Machine Industry.” RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming. Working paper at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1468062. Data: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/RJE_data140123.dta.  Do files: http://www.stanford.edu/~pmoser/RJE_do_file140123.do


Teaching Statement

Undergraduate: Economics of Innovation (Economics 113) - taught next in Spring 2014

Graduate: Economics of Innovation (Economics 225) - taught next in Spring 2014

Social Science History Seminar (Economics 325) - all year

e-mail me for a current version of the syllabus or any other questions (pmoser.at.stanford.edu). 

Current students coming on the job market soon:

Nicola Bianchi (applied microeconomics, public, 2015): http://www.stanford.edu/~nbianchi/

Xing Li (industrial organization, econometrics, 2015): http://www.stanford.edu/~xingli/

Frédéric Panier (applied microeconomics, public, 2015)

Tilky Xu (finance, history, 2015)

Paul Wong (industrial organization, applied microeconomics)