Department of Economics

Dr Patrick Gaule

Senior LecturerPhD

3 East 4.24
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 3226

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I am an economist specialized in the economics of science and innovation. Prior to joining Bath, I was an assistant professor of economics at CERGE-EI in Prague (2012-17), and a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard (2011-2012) and MIT Sloan (2009-2011).

Research interests

  • Scientific careers
  • High-skill migration
  • Scientific collaborations
  • Patents

Current projects

  • Talent matters: Evidence from Mathematics


Jump to: Articles


Feenberg, D., Ganguli, I., Gaule, P. and Gruber, J., 2017. It's Good to be First:Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers. Review of Economics and Statistics, 99 (1), pp. 32-39.

Muñoz, V. F., Visentin, F., Foray, D. and Gaulé, P., 2015. Can medical products be developed on a non-profit basis? Exploring product development partnerships for neglected diseases. Science and Public Policy, 42 (3), pp. 315-338.

Gaulé, P., 2014. Who comes back and when? Return migration decisions of academic scientists. Economics Letters, 124 (3), pp. 461-464.

Gaulé, P. and Piacentini, M., 2013. Chinese graduate students and U.S. Scientific productivity. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95 (2), pp. 698-701.

Gaulé, P. and Maystre, N., 2011. Getting cited:Does open access help? Research Policy, 40 (10), pp. 1332-1338.

Conti, A. and Gaule, P., 2011. Is the US outperforming Europe in university technology licensing? A new perspective on the European Paradox. Research Policy, 40 (1), pp. 123-135.

Gaulé, P., 2009. Access to scientific literature in India. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 60 (12), pp. 2548-2553.

Milstien, J. B., Gaulé, P. and Kaddar, M., 2007. Access to vaccine technologies in developing countries:Brazil and India. Vaccine, 25 (44), pp. 7610-7619.

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