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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

Reports and Papers (21)

Dietl, M., Skrok, ?., Benalcazar, P., G?tkowski, 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

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

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

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

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

R�gibeau, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

R�gibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2001). Administrative Delays as Barriers to Trade

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

Gehrig, T., R�gibeau, 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

Journals (20)

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

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

R�gibeau, 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)

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)

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

R�gibeau, 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)

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

R�gibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2006). Administrative Delays as Barriers to Trade. B E Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. 5 (1)

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

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)

Harhoff, D., R�gibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2001). Some simple economics of GM food. Economic Policy. 16 (33)

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

Gehrig, T., R�gibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (2000). Project evaluation and organizational form. Review of Economic Design. 5 (2)

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

Matutes, C., R�gibeau, P. and Rockett, K., (1996). Optimal Patent Design and the Diffusion of Innovations. RAND Journal of Economics. 27 (1)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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