David Audretsch

David Audretsch is distinguished professor and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development at Indiana University, where he is also the director of the Institute for Development Strategies.

Waning Academic Freedom Curtails Innovation

In new research, David Audretsch, Christian Fisch, Chiara Franzoni, Paul P. Momtaz, and Silvio Vismara find that the decline of academic freedom over the last decade has had a deleterious impact on innovation, as measured by the quantity and quality of new patents.

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