Publications – Dominique Foray


D. Foray : On sector-non-neutral innovation policy: towards new design principles; Journal of Evolutionary Economics. 2018-12-20. DOI : 10.1007/s00191-018-0599-8.
D. Foray : Economie de la Connaissance ; Paris: La Découverte Repères.
D. Foray : Smart specialization strategies and industrial modernization in European regions – theory and practice; Cambridge Journal of Economics. 2018.
D. Foray : Smart specialization strategies as a case of mission-oriented policy – a case study on the emergence of new policy practices; Industrial and Corporate Change. 2018. DOI : 10.1093/icc/dty030.


M. Coffano; D. Foray; M. Pezzoni : Does inventor centrality foster regional innovation? The case of the Swiss medical devices sector; Regional Studies. 2017. DOI : 10.1080/00343404.2017.1329585.


D. Foray : On the policy space of smart specialization strategies; European Planning Studies. 2016. DOI : 10.1080/09654313.2016.1176126.


D. Foray : From transfer of technology to innovation : the centrality of the discovery process and economic knowledge. 2015.
D. Foray : Should we let the Genie out of the bottle? On the new industrial policy agenda and the example of smart specialisation; Scienze Regionali. 2015.
V. Munoz; F. Visentin; D. Foray; P. Gaule : Can medical products be developed on a non-profit basis? Exploring product development partnerships for neglected diseases; Science And Public Policy. 2015. DOI : 10.1093/scipol/scu049.
D. Foray; H. Hollanders : An assessment of the Innovation Union Scoreboard as a tool to analyse national innovation capacities: The case of Switzerland; Research Evaluation. 2015. DOI : 10.1093/reseval/rvu036.
E. Berglof; D. Foray; M. Landesmann; J. Y. Lin; M. N. Campos et al. : Transition economics meets new structural economics; Journal Of Economic Policy Reform. 2015. DOI : 10.1080/17487870.2015.1018691.
D. Foray : Common Innovation (how we create the wealth of nations) in the light of reflections on Mass Flourishing (how grassroots innovation created jobs, challenge, and change); Research Policy. 2015. DOI : 10.1016/j.respol.2015.04.006.
D. Foray : Smart Specialisation - Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Innovation Policy ; Routledge.


D. Foray : From smart specialisation to smart specialisation policy; European Journal of Innovation Management. 2014. DOI : 10.1108/EJIM-09-2014-0096.
D. Foray; J. Raffo : The emergence of an educational tool industry: Opportunities and challenges for innovation in education; Research Policy. 2014. DOI : 10.1016/j.respol.2014.07.010.
V. Muñoz; F. Visentin; D. Foray; P. Gaulé : Product Development Partnerships for Neglected Diseases: Exploring a New Model of Pharmaceutical R&D; Science and Public Policy. 2014.


D. Foray : Patent-free Innovation: a review of economic works including the analysis of a recent work in the field of experimental economics; Revue Economique. 2013.


D. Foray : The fragility of experiential knowledge; Handbook Of Knowledge And Economics; Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012.
D. Foray : Why is it so difficult to translate innovation economics into useful and applicable policy prescriptions?; The rate and direction of inventing activity revisited; University of Chicago: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012.
D. Foray; D. C. Mowery; R. R. Nelson : Public R&D and social challenges: What lessons from mission R&D programs?; Research Policy. 2012. DOI : 10.1016/j.respol.2012.07.011.


D. Foray : A la recherche d’une spécialisation intelligente des Régions Européennes; Futuris 2011 - La Recherche et l'Innovation en France; Paris: Odile Jacob, 2011.
D. Foray : The knowledge and the rabbit: can we measure what is on the other side of the scales?; Güterabwägung bei der Bewilligung von Tierversuchen – Die Güterabwägung interdisziplinär kritisch beleuchtet; Zürich: Collegium Helveticum, 2011.
D. Foray : Le levier de l’innovation en manque d’incitations; L’Economie, une science qui nous gouverne ?; Paris: Actes Sud / Institut des Hautes Etudes pour la Science et la Technologie, 2011.
D. Foray : Knowledge economy and services’industries – a case study of the educational sector; Brain drain or brain gain?; Berlin: Sigma, 2011.
D. Foray : Educational innovation: an Economist’s perspective; Rigour and relevance in educational research; Oslo: The Research Council of Norway, 2011. p. 35-44.
S. Haefliger; E. Monteiro; D. Foray; G. von Krogh : Social Software and Strategy; Long Range Planning. 2011. DOI : 10.1016/j.lrp.2011.08.001.
D. Foray; S. E. Phelps : The challenge of innovation in turbulent times. 2011.
D. Foray; P. A. DAVID; B. H. HALL : Smart specialisation From academic idea to political instrument, the surprising career of a concept and the difficulties involved in its implementation. 2011.


D. Foray : Avec les armes de la sociologie de l’innovation: critique d’un travail récent d’économie expérimentale sur l’innovation et la propriété intellectuelle; Débordements: Mélanges offerts à Michel Callon; Paris: Presses des Mines, 2010.
D. Foray; S. Lhuillery; J. D. S. Raffo : Le positionnement et les perspectives stratégiques des nanotechnologies en France. 2010.
D. Foray : Knowledge policy for development; Innovation and development agenda; Paris: OECD Innovation Strategy, 2010.
D. Foray; F. Lissoni : University research and public-private interaction; Handbook of the Economics of Innovation; Elsevier, 2010.
D. Foray; S. Lhuillery : Structural Changes in Industrial R&D in Europe and the US; Science and Public Policy. 2010. DOI : 10.3152/030234210X508606.
D. Foray : A primer on patent and innovation; International Management . 2010.
D. Foray : La Révolution Numérique et ses conséquences; Cahiers Français. 2010.
D. Foray; E. S. Phelps : The challenge of innovation in turbulent times. 2010.


P. Aghion; P. A. David; D. Foray : Science, technology and innovation for economic growth: Linking policy research and practice in 'STIG Systems'. 2009. 40th Conference on the Future of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Brighton, ENGLAND, Sep 11-13, 2006. p. 681-693. DOI : 10.1016/j.respol.2009.01.016.
P. Aghion; P. A. David; D. Foray : Science, technology and innovation for economic growth: linking policy research and practice in ‘STIG systems; Research Policy. 2009. DOI : 10.1016/j.respol.2009.01.016.
D. Foray : ERA: Entrepreneurial Regional Action; public service review: Science & Technology. 2009.
D. Foray : L'économie de la connaissance ; Paris: Éditions La Découverte.


D. Foray; B. Van Ark : Overview on Knowledge for Growth: European issues and policy challenges; Knowledge for Growth. European Issues and Policy Challenges; Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2008. p. 6-15.
D. Foray : Economie de la connaissance; Dictionnaire de l'éducation; Paris: Presses Universitaires France, 2008. p. 187-191.
J. Callaert; B. Van Looy; D. Foray; K. Debackere : Combining the production and the valorization of academic research: a qualitative investigation of enacted mechanisms; European universities in transition. Issues, models and cases; Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008. p. 133-153.


D. Foray : Tacit and codified knowledge; Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics; Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2007. p. 235-247.
D. Foray : Enriching the indicator base for the economics of knowledge; Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators in a Changing World. Responding to Policy Needs.; OECDpublishing, 2007. p. 87-100.
D. Foray; B. H. Hall; J. Mairesse : Pitfalls in Estimating the Returns to Corporate R&D Using Accounting Data. 2007.
P. Aghion; P. A. David; D. Foray : Linking Policy Research and Practice in 'STIG Systems': Many Obstacles, but Some Ways Forward. 2007.
D. Foray : Patents and development in the knowledge economy; ICTSD Selected Issue Briefs. 2007.
A. Conti; P. Gaulé; D. Foray : Academic Licensing: a European Study. 2007.
D. Foray; S. Thoron; J.-B. Zimmerman : Open software: knowledge openness and cooperation in cyberspace; Internet and digital economics: Principles, methods and applications; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. p. 368-390.
D. Foray; R. Murnane; R. R. Nelson : Randomized trials of education and medical practices: strengths and limitations; Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 2007.
D. Foray; T. Cook : Building the capacity to experiment in schools: a case study of the Institute of Educational Sciences in the U.S. department of Education; Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 2007.
D. Foray : University-industry knowledge transfer in Switzerland; How universities promote economic growth; Washington: The World Bank, 2007. p. 47-70.


D. Foray; R. Cowan; E. Fauchart Foray; P. Gunby : Learning from disaster; Applied Evolutionary Economics and the Knowledge-based Economy; Edward and Elgar, 2006.
D. Foray : Caractériser les projets d'innovation fondés sur la connaissance: une approche sectorielle; Management de projets; Hermes & Lavoisier, 2006.
D. Foray : Optimizing the use of knowledge; Advancing knowledge and the knowledge economy; Cambridge: MIT Press, 2006. p. 9-16.
P. Aghion; P. A. David; D. Foray : Linking policy research and practice in 'STIG systems': Many obstacles, but some ways forward. 2006.
D. Foray : Globalization of R&D: linking better the European economy to 'foreign' sources of knowledge and making EU a more attractive place for R&D investment. 2006.
D. Foray; S. Lhuillery : Une région apprenante dans le tournoi mondial; Le feu au lac; Zurich / Genève: NZZ Libro / Editions du Tricorne, 2006. p. 103-135.
B. Kahin; D. Foray : Advancing knowledge and the knowledge economy ; Cambridge: MIT Press.
D. Foray; H. L. Perez : The economics of open technology : collective organization and individual claims in 'fabrique lyonnaise' during the old regime; New frontiers in the economics of innovation and new technology; London: Edward Elgar, 2006.
C. Antonelli; D. Foray; B. H. Hall; W. E. Steinmueller : New frontiers in the economics of innovation and new technology: essays in honour of P. A. David ; Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.


D. Foray; S. Lhuillery : La Suisse dans une économie globalisée de la connaissance. 2005.
R. Cowan; P. A. David; D. Foray : The explicit economics of knowledge codification and tacitness; Understanding industrial and corporate change; Oxford University Press, 2005.


D. Encaoua; D. Foray; A. Hatchuel; J. Mairesse : Les enjeux économiques de l'innovation: bilan du programme CNRS; Revue d'Economie Politique. 2004.
D. Foray : New models of innovation and the role of information technologies in the knowledge economy; Transforming enterprise: The economic and social implications of information technology; MIT Press, 2004.
D. Foray : L'économie fondée sur les savoirs; Cahiers français. 2004.
D. Foray : The patent system and the dynamics of innovation in Europe; Science and Public Policy. 2004.
D. Foray : The economics of knowledge ; Cambridge: MIT Press.


D. Foray : Trois modèles d’innovation dans l’économie de la connaissance; Encyclopédie de l’Innovation; Economica, 2003.
D. Foray; D. Hargreaves : The development of knowledge in different sectors: a model and some hypotheses; London Review of Education. 2003. DOI : 10.1080/14748460306689.
D. Foray : On the French system of innovation : between institutional inertia and rapid changes; Innovation Policies in Europe and the US: The New Agenda; Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.
D. Foray : On the provision of industry specific public goods: revisiting a policy process; Science and Innovation. Rethinking the rationales for funding and governance; London: Edward Elgar, 2003.
D. Foray; M. Cassier : Knowledge production and distribution and the economics of high-tech consortia; Change, Transformation and Development; Physica-Verlag, 2003.
D. Foray : On the creation of fundamental knowledge: finding the right balance between the public and private domains; Economics, Law and Intellectual Property; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.
D. Foray; W. E. Steinmueller : On the economics of R&D and technological collaborations; Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 2003. DOI : 10.1080/10438590303118.
D. Foray; W. E. Steinmueller : The economics of knowledge reproduction by inscription; Industrial and Corporate Change. 2003. DOI : 10.1093/icc/12.2.299.
D. Foray; F. Gault : Measuring knowledge management ; Paris: OECD.


D. Encaoua; A. Hatchuel; J. Mairesse; D. Foray : Les enjeux économiques de l'innovation: un bilan scientifique du programme CNRS. 2002.
D. Foray; P. A. David : Economic Fundamentals of the Knowledge Society. 2002.
D. Foray; P. A. David : Economic Fundamentals of the Knowledge Society. 2002.
D. Foray; R. Cowan : On the codifiability of knowledge : technical change and the structure of cognitive activities; Economics and information; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
D. Foray; J. Mairesse : The knowledge dilemma and the geography of innovation; Institutions and systems in the geography of innovation; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
D. Foray : Ce que l'économiste néglige ou ignore en matière d'analyse de l'innovation; Approches interdisciplinaires de l'innovation; Paris: L'Harmattan, 2002.
D. Foray : New and old economics in the economy: a comment on K. Stiroh; Economic policy issues of the new economy; Heidelberg: Springer, 2002.
D. Foray : Intellectual property rights; International Encyclopedia of Business & Management; Thomson Learning, 2002.
D. Foray : Complex systems and collective adoption; Networks, Alliances and Partnerships in the Innovation Process; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
D. Foray : Innovation et concurrence dans les industries de réseau; Revue Française de Gestion. 2002.
P. A. David; D. Foray : An introduction to economy of the knowledge society; International Social Science Journal. 2002.
D. Foray; R. Cowan : Evolutionary economics and the counterfactual threat: on the nature and role of counterfactual history as an empirical tool in economics; Journal of Evolutionary Economics. 2002.
D. Foray : The knowledge economy and society; International Social Science Journal. 2002.


D. Foray : La complémentarité entre le financement public et le financement privé de la recherche et de l'innovation : pistes pour évaluer les tendances actuelles. 2001.
P. A. David; J. Mairesse; D. Foray : Public dimensions of the knowledge-driven economy. 2001.
P. Cohendet; D. Foray; D. Guellec; J. Mairesse : Public management of positive research externalities; Doing business in the knowledge-based economy; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
D. Foray : Science et économie : quelles régulations?; Les régulations sociales des sciences; Commission nationale suisse pour l'UNESCO, 2001.
D. Foray : Continuities and ruptures in knowledge management practices; Knowledge management and innovation; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. p. 43-52.
D. Foray; M. Cassier : Public Knowledge, Private Property and the Economics of High-tech Consortia; Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 2001.
D. Foray : Facing the problem of unbalanced development of knowledge across sectors and fields: the case of the knowledge base in primary education; Research Policy. 2001. DOI : 10.1016/S0048-7333(01)00167-6.
D. Foray; J.-B. Zimmerman : L'économie du logiciel libre : organisation coopérative et incitation à l'innovation; Revue Economique. 2001.
D. Foray; M. Cassier : Economie de la connaissance : le rôle des consortiums de haute technologie dans la production de bien public; Economie et Prévision. 2001.
D. Foray; J. de la Mothe : Knowledge management in the innovation process ; Dordrecht: Kluwer.


D. Foray : Intellectual property and innovation in the knowledge-based economy. 2000.
R. Cowan; E. Fauchart; D. Foray; P. Gunby : Technological accidents: Learning from disaster. 2000.
D. Foray : Inertie institutionelle et performance technologique dans la dynamique des systèmes d'innovation; Innovations institutionnelles et territoires; Paris: L'Harmattan, 2000.
R. Cowan; P. A. David; D. Foray : The explicit economics of knowledge codification and tacitness; Industrial and Corporate Change. 2000. DOI : 10.1093/icc/9.2.211.
D. Foray : L'économie de la connaissance ; Paris: La Découverte Repères.
F.-L. Perret; G. de Tilière; D. Foray; P. Llerna : Management et choix d'investissement dans les projets de forte rupture technologique. 2000.


D. Foray : Science, technology and market; World Social Science Report; UNESCO/Elsevier, 1999.
D. Foray : Normes et innovations dans la dynamique technologique; La rupture technologique; Economica, 1999.
M. Cassier; D. Foray : La régulation de la propriété intellectuelle dans les consortiums de recherche : les types de solutions élaborées par les chercheurs; Revue d'Economie Appliquée. 1999.
D. Foray : Book Review: Technology and Global Change; Research Policy. 1999.
D. Foray; M. Callon; P. Cohendet; N. Curien; F. Eymard-Duvernay : De la Coordination ; Paris: Economica.
D. Foray; J. Mairesse : Innovations et Performances des Firmes ; Paris: EHESS.


J.-M. Dalle; D. Foray : The innovation vs. standardization dilemma : some insights from stochastic interactions models; Evolution and Self-Organization in Economics; Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1998. p. 147-182.
D. Foray; R. Cowan : Economie de la codification et de la diffusion de la connaissance; Economie de l'information; La Découverte, 1998.
D. Foray : The economics of knowledge openness; Trust and Economic Learning; London: Edward Elgar, 1998.
P. A. David; D. Foray; W. E. Steinmueller : The research network and the new economics of science; The organization of innovative activities in Europe; Cambridge University Press, 1998.
D. Foray : Errors and mistakes in technological systems: from potential regret to path-dependent inefficiency; Advances in Self-Organization and Evolutionary Economics; Economica, 1998.
D. Foray; J.-M. Dalle : Quand les agents sont-ils décisifs (ou négligeables)?; De la coordination; Economica, 1998.
D. Foray; J.-P. Aubin : The emergence of network organizations in processes of technological choices: a viability approach; The Economics of Network; Springer, 1998.
P. A. David; D. Foray; J.-M. Dalle : Marshallian externalities and the emergence and spatial stability of technological enclaves; Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 1998.


D. Foray; B.-A. Lundvall : Une introduction à l'économie fondée sur la connaissance; Économie de la connaissance et organisations; Paris: L'Harmattan, 1997. p. 16-38.
D. Foray : Codes informationnels, échanges électroniques de données et nouveaux dispositifs de coordination; Les frontières de la firme; Economica, 1997.
D. Foray : Generation and distribution of technological knowledge: incentives, norms and institutions; Systems of Innovation: Technologies, Institutions and Organizations; London: Pinter Publishers, 1997. p. 41-63.
D. Foray; R. Cowan : The economics of codification and the diffusion of knowledge; Industrial and Corporate Change. 1997.
D. Foray : Book Review: Economics of technology; Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 1997.
D. Foray : The dynamic implications of increasing returns: Technological change and path dependent inefficiency; International Journal of Industrial Organization. 1997. DOI : 10.1016/S0167-7187(97)00009-X.
D. Foray; M. Callon : Nouvelle économie de la science ou socio-économie de la recherche scientifique; Revue d'Economie Industrielle. 1997.


D. Foray; B.-A. Lundvall : The knowledge-based economy: from the economics of knowledge to the learning economy; Unemployment and growth in the knowledge-based economy; OCDE, 1996.
D. Foray; R. Cowan : The Changing Economics of Technological Learning; Wealth from Diversity; Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996.
D. Foray : Repères pour une économie historique du changement technique; Histoire Quantitative de l'Economie Française. 1996.
D. Foray; P. Llerena : Information structure and coordination in technology policy: a theoretical model and two case studies; Journal of Evolutionary Economics. 1996. DOI : 10.1007/BF01202592.
D. Foray; M. Gibbons : Discovery in the context of application; Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 1996.
D. Foray : Diversité, sélection et standardisation : les nouveaux modes de gestion du changement technique; Revue d'Economie Industrielle. 1996.
D. Foray; A. Gruebler : Technology and the environment: an overview; Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 1996.
D. Foray; B.-A. Lundvall : Employment and growth in the knowledge-based economy ; Paris: OCDE.
M. Teubal; D. Foray; M. Justman; E. Zuscovitch : Technology Infrastructure Policy: An international perspective ; Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic.


D. Foray : Knowledge distribution and the institutional infrastructure: the role of intellectual property rights; Intellectual property rights and global competition; Berlin: WZB Publication, 1995.
D. Foray; P. Rutsaert; L. Soete : Coherence and conflicts between competition, trade and industry policies: the case of telecommunication services; European policies on competition, trade and industry; London: Edward Elgar, 1995.
D. Foray; J.-M. Dalle : Des fourmis et des hommes: modèles stochastiques d'interactions et rationalité individuelle active en économie du changement technique; Cahiers d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales. 1995.
D. Foray; P. A. David : Dépendance du sentier et économie de l'innovation: un rapide tour d'horizon; Revue d'Economie Industrielle. 1995.
D. Foray; R. Cowan : Quandaries in the Economics of Dual Technologies and Spillovers from Military to Civilian Research and Development; Research Policy. 1995.
P. A. David; D. Foray : Accessing and expanding the science and technology knowledge base; STI Review. 1995.


D. Foray : Coalitions and committees: how users get involved in information technology standardization; Standards, Innovation and Competitiveness; Edward Elgar, 1994.
D. Foray : Dynamics of competitive technology diffusion through local network structures; Evolutionary Economics and Chaos Theory; Londres: Pinter, 1994.
D. Foray : Users, standards and the economics of coalition and committees; Information Economics and Policy. 1994. DOI : 10.1016/0167-6245(94)90005-1.


P. A. David; D. Foray : Percolation structures, Markov random fields and the economics of EDI standard diffusion; Global telecommunications strategies and technological changes; North-Holland, 1993.


D. Foray; C. Freeman : Technologie et Richesse des Nations ; Economica.


D. Foray : Repères pour une économie des organisations de R&D; Revue d'Economie Politique. 1991.
D. Foray : Dynamique économique et nouvelles exigences de l'investigation historique : « learning to love multiple equilibria »; Revue Economique. 1991.


D. Foray; D. Mowery : L'intégration de la R&D industrielle : nouvelles perspectives d'analyse; Revue Economique. 1990.


D. Foray : Innovation majeure et transformation des structures productives : une étude de cas, le procédé de coulée en moule plein en fonderie; Revue Economique. 1985.