Megan MacGarvie

Associate Professor, Markets, Public Policy, and Law
    Education
  • PhD, University of California at Berkeley, 2003
  • MA, University of Toronto, 1998
  • BA, McGill University, 1997
    Publications
  • Macgarvie, M., Ganguli, I. (In Press). International students’ migration: policy impacts and implications for innovation."Migration and Innovation: A Research Agenda", Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
  • Macgarvie, M., Cockburn, I., McKeon, J. (2023). "Canada’s Patent Productivity Paradox: Recent Trends and Implications for Future Growth", International Productivity Monitor, 45 (Fall), 120-154
  • Macgarvie, M., Fry, C. (2023). "Author Country of Origin and Attention on Open Science Platforms: Evidence from COVID-19 preprints", Management Science
  • Watson, J., MacGarvie, M., McKeon, J. (2023). "It Was 50 Years Ago Today: Recording Copyright Term and the Supply of Music", Management Science, 69 (1), 351-376
  • Macgarvie, M., Kahn, s., Ganguli, I. (2020). Introduction. In Ina, Ganguli., Shulamit, Kahn., Megan, Macgarvie. (Eds.), "The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship", University of Chicago Press
  • (2020). "The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship", University of Chicago Press
  • Kahn, S., Macgarvie, M. (2019). "The Impact of Permanent Residency Delays for STEM PhDs: Who leaves and Why", Research Policy
  • Kahn, S., Macgarvie, M. (2018). "Immigration Policy and Stay Rates of STEM PhDs", Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicator 478-485
  • Li, X., MacGarvie, M., Moser, P. (2018). "Dead poets' property: How does copyright influence price?", RAND Journal of Economics, 49 (1), 181-205
  • Kahn, S., La Mattina, G., J. MacGarvie, M. (2017). "“Misfits,” “stars,” and immigrant entrepreneurship", Small Business Economics, 49 (3), 533-557
  • Macgarvie, M., McElheran, K. (2017). Pitfalls of Data-Driven Decisions."HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers", Harvard Business Review Press 127-136
  • Kahn, S., MacGarvie, M. (2016). "Do return requirements increase international knowledge diffusion? Evidence from the Fulbright program", Research Policy, 45 (6), 1304-1322
  • Kahn, S., MacGarvie, M. (2016). "How Important Is U.S. Location for Research in Science?", Review of Economics and Statistics, 98 (2), 397-414
  • Macgarvie, M., Moser, P. (2015). Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period."Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy", University of Chicago Press 357-379
  • Mueller, E., Cockburn, I., MacGarvie, M. (2013). "Access to intellectual property for innovation: Evidence on problems and coping strategies from German firms", Research Policy, 42 (2), 529-541
  • Kahn, S., MacGarvie, M. (2012). The Effects of the Foreign Fulbright Program on Knowledge Creation."NBER 50th Anniversary Conference Volume on the Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity", University of Chicago Press 161-197
  • Koenig, P., MacGarvie, M. (2011). "Regulatory policy and the location of bio-pharmaceutical foreign direct investment in Europe", Journal of Health Economics, 30 (5), 950-965
  • Cockburn, I., MacGarvie, M. (2011). "Entry and Patenting in the Software Industry", Management Science, 57 (5), 915-933
  • Hall, B., MacGarvie, M. (2010). "The private value of software patents", Research Policy, 39 (7), 994-1009
  • Cockburn, I., MacGarvie, M., Mueller, E. (2010). "Patent thickets, licensing and innovative performance", Industrial and Corporate Change, 19 (3), 899-925
  • Furman, J., MacGarvie, M. (2009). "Academic collaboration and organizational innovation: the development of research capabilities in the US pharmaceutical industry, 1927-1946*", Industrial and Corporate Change, 18 (5), 929-961
  • Cockburn, I., MacGarvie, M. (2009). "Patents, Thickets and the Financing of Early-Stage Firms: Evidence from the Software Industry", Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 18 (3), 729-773
  • Furman, J., MacGarvie, M. (2009). "Organizational Innovation & Academic Collaboration: The role of universities in the emergence of U.S. Pharmaceutical research laboratories", Industrial and Corporate Change, 18 (5), 929-961
  • MacGarvie, M., Furman, J. (2008). "When the Pill Peddlers Met the Scientists: the Antecedents and Implications of Early Collaborations Between US Pharmaceutical Firms and Universities", Essays in Economic and Business History, XXVI 133-146
  • Furman, J., MacGarvie, M. (2007). "Academic science and the birth of industrial research laboratories in the US pharmaceutical industry", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 63 (4), 756-776
  • MacGarvie, M. (2006). "Do firms learn from international trade?", Review of Economics and Statistics, 88 (1), 46-60
  • Duguet, E., MacGarvie, M. (2005). "How well do patent citations measure flows of technology? Evidence from French innovation surveys", Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 14 (5), 375-393
  • MacGarvie, M. (2005). "The determinants of international knowledge diffusion as measured by patent citations", Economics Letters, 87 (1), 121-126
    Research Presentations
  • Macgarvie, m. Discussant at NBER Work-From-Home Shock to Labor Markets Meeting, NBER Work-From-Home Shock to Labor Markets Meeting, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. , Kahn, s. Presentation to National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) working group on postdocs, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. Discussant at NBER Summer Institute, Science of Science Funding, NBER Summer Institute, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. Presentation at The Importance of the Innovation Ecosystem, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, The Importance of the Innovation Ecosystem, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. Presentation to National Academies committee on Pathways to Doctoral Degrees in computing, National Academies committee on Pathways to Doctoral Degrees in computing, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. Author Location and Attention on Open Science Platforms: Evidence from COVID-19 Preprints, Technology Policy Research Institute workshop, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. Author Location and Attention in Open Science Platforms: Evidence from COVID-19 Preprints, Harvard Growth Lab, 2023
  • Macgarvie, M. Discussion of “Bootstrapping Science” by Ash, Cai, Draca and Liu, NBER Summer Institute, Science of Science Funding, Cambridge, MA, 2022
  • Macgarvie, M. International Mobility of Researchers: Policy Impacts and Implications for Knowledge Creation and Diffusion (Keynote Address), GeoInno (Geography of Innovation) Conference 2022, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 2022
  • Kahn, S. , Macgarvie, m. Does US Science Under-Invest in International Postdocs? Evidence from the ECDS, Investments in Early Career Scientists: Data and Research Gaps, National Bureau of Economics Research - online, 2021
  • Macgarvie, M. Does removing gatekeepers democratize the diffusion of knowledge? Evidence from COVID-19 preprints, Department of Economics and Management (DEM) Seminar, University of Luxembourg Zoom, 2021
  • Macgarvie, M. Does removing gatekeepers democratize the diffusion of knowledge? Evidence from COVID-19 preprints, Ohio State University Economics Seminar, Ohio State University Zoom, 2021