Silvio Vismara

Silvio Vismara is professor of corporate finance and vice-chancellor for research at the University of Bergamo, Italy.

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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