Dietmar Harhoff

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Dietmar Harhoff is Professor of Business Administration at the Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU) Munich and Director of the Institute of Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (INNO-tec, ). He holds graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering (Diploma 1984, University of Dortmund) and Public Administration (M.P.A., Harvard University) and a Ph.D. degree of the MIT Sloan School. From 1991 to 1998 he pursued his research at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) where he served as the Associate Scientific Director from 1995 to 1998. In 1998 he joined the LMU Munich School of Management in his current position. Dietmar Harhoff's research focuses on issues in innovation and entrepreneurship research, intellectual property, industrial economics, and technology management and has been published in a large number of book and journal articles. He serves as an advisor to numerous public and private organizations.

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Harhoff, Dietmar, Henkel, Joachim, Hippel, Eric von (2003): Profiting from voluntary information spillovers: how users benefit by freely revealing the. In Research Policy, 32 (10) pp. 1753-1769.