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Chamberlin, Tyler

Chamberlin, Tyler

Associate Professor
B.Sc. Soc (uOttawa), Ph.D. (Manchester)
DMS 6125
613-562-5800 x 4703
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Tyler Chamberlin is Assistant Professor at the Telfer School of Management. He has a Ph.D. from the ESRC Centre for Research on Innovation and Competition (CRIC) from the University of Manchester and is presently a Research Fellow at CRIC. Tyler has taught at the Telfer School since 2002, primarily in the areas of international business, corporate strategy and the management of technology firms. Dr. Chamberlin is a member of the Innovation Systems Research Network (ISRN) in Canada, which is currently investigating the "Social Dynamics of Economic Performance: Innovation and Creativity in City-Regions". This $2.5 million Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) ran from 2006 to 2010. He was also (2006-2007) a Research Fellow at Statistics Canada where he and Professor Jérôme Doutriaux (Emeritus Professor from the Telfer School of Management) studied the impact of the supply chain on innovation. Tyler is also involved in two research clusters at the University of Ottawa in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Research Areas
  • Business Innovation
  • Economic Growth
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship, Corporate Strategy
  • Evolutionary Economics
  • Innovation
  • Public Policy
  • Public Policy
  • Technology and Innovation Management
Teaching Areas
  • Business Innovation
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business

Publications during the last 7 years

Chapters in Books

  • Robson, P.J., Chamberlin, T. and Freel, M.S. Built to grow? Exploring the drivers of initial capitalization. In Smallbone, D., Sauka, A. and Virtanen, M.. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development . London, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2017.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Doloreux, D., Chamberlin, T. and Ben Amor, S. 2013. Modes of Innovation in the Canadian Wine Industry. International Journal of Wine Business Research, 25(1): 6-26.
  • Riding, A.L., Orser, B.J. and Chamberlin, T. 2012. Investing in R&D: SME Financing Preferences. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 14(2-3): 199-214.
  • Therrien, P., Doloreux, D. and Chamberlin, T. 2011. Innovation novelty and (commercial) performance in the service sector: a Canadian firm-level analysis. Technovation, 31(12): 655-665.

Invited Contributions and/or Technical Reports

  • Chamberlin, T. 2012. "Benchmarking the R&D Performance of Canada's Top Firms", Strategic Policy Sector, Policy Integration, Industry Canada, n/a.
  • Chamberlin, T. 2011. "Development of an Innovation Data Strategy for Canadian Transportation Sector", Transport Canada, Canada, n/a.

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2015-2016 Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF) Investigating the Vital 6% Hypothesis for Newly Established Firms R I PI $ 5,000
2014 Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF) Advanced Technology Use and Innovation in the Canadian Forest Sector R I PI $ 11,000
2011-2014 Private Group Understanding the Demise of Nortel Networks C O Co-I $ 120,000
2011-2012 Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF) Understanding the Origins of Canadian Photonics Firms R I PI $ 4,000
2008-2011 SSHRC - Research in Management, Business and Finance Commercial Lending and R&D-Intensive SMEs R C Co-I $ 65,000
2006-2011 SSHRC - Major Collaborative Research Initiative The Social Dynamics of Economic Performance R C Co-I $ 2,500,000

*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown

**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown

Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

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