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Bon Koo
Bon Koo

Associate Professor Bon Koo is in the Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo

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Innovation Related Publications

Books and Monographs

Pardey, Philip G., Jenni James, Julian Alston, Stanley Wood, Bonwoo Koo, Eran Binenbaum, Terry Hurley and Paul Glewwe (2007), Science, Technology and Skills. Background report for World Development Report 2007, World Bank, Washington D.C.

Koo, Bonwoo, Philip G. Pardey and Brian D. Wright (2004), Saving Seeds: The Economics of Conserving Crop Genetic Resources Ex Situ in the Future Harvest Centers of the CGIAR. CAB International, Wallingford, U.K.

Book chapters and working papers

Linacre, Nick, Mark Cohen, Bonwoo Koo and Regina Birner (2010), "The Use of Threat, Vulnerability, and Consequence (TVC) Analysis for Decision-Making on the Deployment of Limited Security Resources." In Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security, Voeller, J.G. (ed), John Wiley & Son, New Jersey.

Michiels, An and Bonwoo Koo (2008), “Publish or Patent? Knowledge Dissemination in Agricultural Biotechnology.” Environmental and Production Technology Division Discussion paper, No. 795, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.

Wright, Brian D., Philip G. Pardey, Carol Nottenburg and Bonwoo Koo (2007), “Agricultural Innovation: Investments and Incentives.” In Handbook of Agricultural Economics, Volume 3, Evenson, R. and P. Pingali (eds.), North Holland, p. 2533-2603.

Koo, Bonwoo, Philip G. Pardey and Keming Qian (2007), “Reforming the Agricultural Research and Intellectual Property Rights Systems of China.” In The Dragon and the Elephant, Gulati A. and S. Fan (eds.), Johns Hopkins University Press, Maryland. p. 141-159.

Koo, Bonwoo and Brian D. Wright (2004), “Economics of Patenting an Input Essential to Further Research” In Economics, Law and Intellectual Property: Seeking Strategies for Research and Teaching in a Developing Field, Granstrand, O. (ed), Kluwer Academic Publisher, The Netherlands.

Refereed Journal Articles (published and accepted)

Koo, Bonwoo and Brian D. Wright (2010), “Dynamic Effect of Patent Policy on Sequential Innovation.” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 19(2), 489-512.

Koo, Bonwoo and Dong Eui Chang (2009), “Quality Choice of a New Product Development and Network Externality.” International Journal of Management and Network Economics, 1(4), 394-405.

Koo, Bonwoo (2009), “Transitional Dynamics of Patent Reform.” Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 12(4), 249-262. (lead article)

Koo, Bonwoo, Philip G. Pardey, Keming Qian and Yi Zhang (2006), “An Option Perspective on Generating and Maintaining Plant Variety Rights in China.” Agricultural Economics, 35(1), 35–48.

Koo, Bonwoo, Carol Nottenburg and Philip G. Pardey (2004), “Plants and Intellectual Property: A Worldwide Appraisal.” Science, Vol. 306, November, 1295-1297.

Pardey, Philip G., Bonwoo Koo and Carol Nottenburg (2004), “Creating, Protecting, and Using Crop Biotechnologies Worldwide in an Era of Intellectual Property.” Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 6(1), 178-207.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Yegul, M. Fatih, Bonwoo Koo, Mustafa Yavuz and Paul Guild, “Delineation of Landscapes of Emerging Sciences through Publication Data: A Case of Nanoscience in Canada.” Proceeding of the IEEE conference AICT 09 (Application of Information and Communication Technologies), Baku, Azerbaijan, October 14-16, 2009.

Koo, Bonwoo and Brian D. Wright, “On Optimality of Secrecy and Scarcity of Idea.” Far East and South Asia Meeting of the Econometric Society, University of Tokyo, Japan, August 3 – 5, 2009.

Koo, Bonwoo and Dong Eui Chang, “Two-step Estimation of the Factors Affecting Consumers’ e-purchase Decision.” International Conference on e-Commerce, Bangkok, Thailand, March 27 – 29, 2008.

Other publications

Smale, Melinda and Bonwoo Koo (2004), “Valuing Crop Biodiversity on Farms and in Genebank Collections: Emerging Evidence.” Currents, 35/36, 53 – 59.

Smale, Melinda and Bonwoo Koo (2004), Genetic Resources Policy: What is a Genebank Worth? IFPRI’s policy brief series 7-12. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.

Pardey, Philip G. and Bonwoo Koo (2003), Research At a Glance: Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Policy. IFPRI’s policy brief series 1-6. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.


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