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Professor Katharine Rockett

Head of Department - Professor (R)
Department of Economics
Professor Katharine Rockett
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873559

  • Location

    5B.204, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    by appointment

Profile

Biography

Katharine Rockett joined Essex in 1999. Her research interest include the economics of new technologies, firm organisation and licensing. Recent publications include a report for the European Commission on the interplay between intellectual property and competition policy and articles in the Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Industrial Economics.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Economics of new technologies, especially patents and licensing

Teaching and supervision

  • Microeconomics (Intermediate) (EC202)

Publications

Journal articles (20)

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, KE., (2016). Research assessment and recognized excellence: simple bibliometrics for more efficient academic research evaluations. Economic Policy. 31 (88), 611-652

Adams, L., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2014). Incentives to create jobs: Regional subsidies, national trade policy and foreign direct investment. Journal of Public Economics. 111 (C), 102-119

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2013). Economic analysis of resilience: A framework for local policy response based on new case studies. Journal of Innovation Economics. 1 (11), 107-147

Rockett, K., (2012). Perspectives on the knowledge-based society: An introduction to the special issue. Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal. 6 (2012-35), 1-26

Rockett, KE., (2012). Topics in Economics of Intellectual Property and Innovation. ECONOMICA. 79 (315), 603-604

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2010). Innovation Cycles and Learning at the Patent Office: Does the Early Patent Get the Delay?. Journal of Industrial Economics. 58 (2), 222-246

Prokop, J., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2010). Minimum quality standards and novelty requirements in a one-short development race. Economics. 4 (15), 1-49

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2006). Administrative Delays as Barriers to Trade. B E Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. 5 (1), creators-Rockett=3AKatharine=3A=3A

BESANKO, D., REGIBEAU, P. and ROCKETT, KE., (2005). A MULTI-TASK PRINCIPAL-AGENT APPROACH TO ORGANIZATIONAL FORM*. Journal of Industrial Economics. 53 (4), 437-467

BESANKO, D., REGIBEAU, P. and ROCKETT, KE., (2005). A MULTI-TASK PRINCIPAL-AGENT APPROACH TO ORGANIZATIONAL FORM -super-* . The Journal of Industrial Economics. 53 (4), 437-467

Harhoff, D., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2001). Some simple economics of GM food. Economic Policy. 16 (33), 263-299

Harhoff, D., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2001). Some simple economics of GM food. Economic Policy (33), 265-299

Gehrig, T., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2000). Project evaluation and organizational form. Review of Economic Design. 5 (2), 177-199

Regibeau, P. and Rockett, KE., (1996). The timing of product introduction and the credibility of compatibility decisions. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 14 (6), 801-823

Matutes, C., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (1996). Optimal Patent Design and the Diffusion of Innovations. RAND Journal of Economics. 27 (1), 60-83

Gandal, N. and Rockett, K., (1995). Licensing a sequence of innovations. Economics Letters. 47 (1), 101-107

Matutes, C., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (1994). Compensation Schemes and Labor Market Competition: Piece Rate versus Wage Rate. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. 3 (2), 325-53

Rockett, K., (1990). The quality of licensed technology. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 8 (4), 559-574

Rockett, KE., (1990). Choosing the Competition and Patent Licensing. The RAND Journal of Economics. 21 (1), 161-161

FRANKEL, JA. and ROCKETT, KE., (1988). INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMIC POLICY COORDINATION WHEN POLICYMAKERS DO NOT AGREE ON THE TRUE MODEL. AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW. 78 (3), 318-340

Book chapters (1)

Rockett, K., (2010). Property Rights and Invention. In: Handbook of The Economics of Innovation. Editors: Hall, BH. and Rosenberg, N., . Elsevier. 315- 380

Reports and Papers (23)

Dietl, M., Skrok, Benalcazar, P., Gątkowski, M. and Rockett, K., (2017). Pendency and Thickets

Ambashi, M., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2016). Grantbacks, Territorial Restraints and the Type of Follow-On Innovation: The "But for..." Defence

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2014). A Tale of Two Metrics: Research Assessment vs Recognised Excellence

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2012). Economic Analysis of Resilience: A Framework for Local Policy Response Based on New Case Studies

Régibeau, P., Rockett, K. and Adams, L., (2012). Incentives to Create Jobs: Regional Subsidies, National Trade Policy and Foreign Direct Investment

Régibeau, P., Rockett, K. and Mariam, S., (2012). Patent Pendency, Learning Effects, and Innovation Importance at the US Patent Office

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2011). Assessment of Potential Anticompetitive Conduct in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights and Assessment of the Interplay Between Competition Policy and IPR Protection

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2011). Economic analysis of resilience: a framework for local policy response based on new case studies

Prokop, J., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2009). Minimum quality standards and novelty requirements in a one-shot development race

Rockett, K., (2008). Property Rights and Invention

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2007). Are More Important Patents Approved More Slowly and Should They Be?

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2005). Competition, Regulation, and Intellectual Property Management in Genetically Modified Foods: Evidence from Survey Data

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2004). The Relationship Between Intellectual Property Law and Competition Law: An Economic Approach

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2003). Are More Important Patents Approved More Slowly and Should They Be?

Conti, M., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2003). How Basic is (Patented) University Research? The Case of GM Crops

Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2001). Administrative Delays as Barriers to Trade

Besanko, D., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2000). A Multi-Task Principal-Agent Approach to Organizational Form

Gehrig, T., Régibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (1998). Project Evaluation and Organizational Form

Gandal, N. and Rockett, K., (1993). Licensing a Sequence of Innovations

Frankel, J., Erwin, S. and Rockett, K., (1992). A Note on Internationally Coordinated Policy Packages Intended to be Robust Under Model Uncertainty

Frankel, JA. and Rockett, K., (1988). International Macroeconomic Policy Coordination When Policy-Makers Disagree on the Model

Frankel, JA. and Rockett, K., (1987). International Macroeconomic Policy Coordination When Policy-Makers Disagree on the Model

Frankel, JA. and Rockett, K., (1987). International Macroeconomic Policy Coordination When Policy-Makers Disagree on the Model

Scholarly Editions (1)

Frankel, JA. and Rockett, KE., (1987). International Macroeconomic Policy Coordination When Policy-Makers Disagree on the Model

Grants and funding

2017

Newton Fund - Luc Leruth Visit

Higher Education Funding Council (Hefce)

Contact

kerock@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873559

Location:

5B.204, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

by appointment