Collective Invention and Inventor Networks. in B. Hall and N. Rosenberg, editors, Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, Elsevier (2010) W.W. Powell, Eric Giannella

Network Dynamics and Field Evolution: The Growth of Inter-organizational Collaboration in the Life Sciences. (pdf, movie) American Journal of Sociology 110(4):1132-1205 (January 2005) W.W. Powell, Douglas R. White, Kenneth W. Koput, Jason Owen-Smith

Networks of Innovators. The Oxford Handbook of Innovation (2005) W.W. Powell, Stine Grodal, pp. 56-85

Networks and Economic Life. The Handbook of Economic Sociology. Princeton University Press (2005) Laurel Smith-Doerr, W.W. Powell, pp. 379-402

The Institutional Embeddedness of High-Tech Regions in Clusters, Networks, and Innovation. Oxford University Press (2005) Kelley Porter, Kjersten Bunker, W.W. Powell

Knowledge Networks as Channels and Conduits: The Effects of Spillovers in the Boston Biotechnology Community. Organization Science 15(1):5-21 (January 2004), Jason Owen-Smith, W.W. Powell

Learning From Collaboration. Knowledge and Networks in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries California Management Review 40(3):228-40 (Spring 1998)

Inter-Organizational Collaboration in the Biotechnology Industry. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 120(1):197-215(March 1996)

Interorganizational Collaboration and the Locus of Innovation: Networks of Learning in Biotechnology. Administrative Science Quarterly 41(1):116-45 (March 1996) W.W. Powell, Kenneth W. Koput, Laurel Smith-Doerr

Neither Market nor Hierarchy: Network Forms of Organization. Research in Organizational Behavior 12:295-336 (1990)


Amphibious Entrepreneurs and the Emergence of New Organizational Forms W.W. Powell and Kurt Sandholtz (2011)

Microfoundations of Institutional Theory, Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism. Sage Publishers (2008) W.W. Powell and Jeannette Colyvas, pp. 276-98

Roads to Institutionalization: The Remaking of Boundaries Between Public and Private Science, Research in Organizational Behavior, 21:305-53 (2006) Jeannette Colyvas, W.W. Powell.

Institutions and Entrepreneurship. Handbook of Entrepreneurship Research. Kluwer Publishers (2005) Hokyu Hwang, W.W. Powell, pp. 179-210.

Introduction to The New Institutionalism (1991) Paul J. DiMaggio, W.W. Powell

The Iron Cage Revisited: Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational Fields. American Sociological Review 48(2):147-60(April 1983) Paul J. DiMaggio, W.W. Powell

University-Industry Interfaces

Public Research Universities: From Land Grant to Federal Grant to Patent Grant Institutions, in D. Rhoten and C. Calhoun, editors, Knowledge Matters. Columbia University Press(2010) Diana Rhoten and W.W. Powell

The Frontiers of Intellectual Property: Expanded Protection vs. New Models of Open Science, Annual Review of Law and Social Science Vol. 3. (2007). Diana Rhoten and W.W. Powell

From Vulnerable to Venerated: The Institutionalization of Academic Entrepreneurship in the Life Sciences. Research in the Sociology of Organization 25: 219-259 (2007). Jeannette Colyvas and W.W. Powell

The Expanding Role of University Patenting in the Life Sciences: Assessing the Importance of Experience and Connectivity. Research Policy 32(9): 1695-1711 (2003) Jason Owen-Smith, W.W. Powell

A Comparison of U.S. and European University-Industry Relations in the Life Sciences. Management Science 48(1):24-43 (January 2002) Jason Owen-Smith, Massimo Riccaboni, Fabio Pammolli, W.W. Powell

Careers and Contradictions: Faculty Responses to the Transformation of Knowledge and its Uses in the Life Sciences. Research in the Sociology of Work 10:109-40 (2001) Jason Owen-Smith, W.W. Powell

To Patent or Not: Faculty Decisions and Institutional Success at Technology Transfer. Journal of Technology Transfer 26(1):99-114 (January 2001) Jason Owen-Smith, W.W. Powell
Table 1 - Case Comparisons RPU v. State
Table 2 - Physical and Life Scientist's Perceptions of Patent Outcomes

Universities and the Market for Intellectual Property in the Life Sciences. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 17(2):253-77 W.W. Powell, Jason Owen-Smith

Economic Sociology

Organizational and Institutional Genesis: The Emergence of High-Tech Clusters in the Life Sciences with Kjersten Whittington and Kelley Packalen, in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets, Princeton University Press. forthcoming

Networks, Propinquity and Innovation in Knowledge-Intensive Industries, with Kjersten Whittington and Jason Owen-Smith, Administrative Science Quarterly, March 2009, pp. 90-122

Accounting for Emergence and Novelty in Boston and Bay Area Biotechnology , in Cluster Genesis: Technology-Based Industrial Development, Oxford University Press (2006), Jason Owen-Smith and W.W. Powell

The Knowledge Economy. Annual Review of Sociology 30:199-220 (2004) W.W. Powell and Kaisa Snellman

Magic Bullets and Patent Wars: New Product Development and the Evolution of the Biotechnology Industry, in Managing Product Development, T. Nishiguchi, ed. Oxford University Press (1996). W.W. Powell and Peter Brantley

The Capitalist Firm (2000)

Careers in Print: Books, Journals, and Scholarly Reputations. American Journal of Sociology 101(2):433-94 (September 1995) Elisabeth S. Clemens, W.W. Powell, Kris Mcllwaine, Dina Okamoto

Comparing Institutional Forms

The Rationalization of Charity: The Influences of Professionalism in the Nonprofit Sector with Hokyu Hwang, Administrative Science Quarterly , June 2009, pp. 268-98

Close Encounters: The Circulation and Reception of Managerial Practices in the San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofit Community, in Global Ideas, B. Czarniawska and G. Sevon, eds. W.W. Powell, Denise L. Gammal and Caroline Simard, CBS Press (2006).

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook. W.W. Powell, Richard Steinberg (eds.), Yale University Press (2006).

Review of The Nonprofit Sector, by Dennis Young