Roger Smeets

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Former Assistant Professor
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Ph.D., Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands); Economics
MA, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands); Economics


Multinationals; innovation; patent litigation; patents; international trade; foreign direct investment; applied econometrics

Roger joined Rutgers in the Fall of 2012. His research broadly falls into two streams. The first stream deals with drivers and consequences of innovation and technological change, with some applications to green innovation. The second stream deals with the real (economic) effects of patent litigation on the litigating firms and individuals. His research has appeared in various academic journals, among which the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.


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The Path to a Green Economy

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Roger Smeets, an assistant professor at RBS, teaches international business. He has expertise in the areas of international trade, innovation and intellectual property rights. In a piece he wrote for The Arbitrader, Professor Smeets explains some of the effects of environmental government policies.  More ›

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