NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

 

Innovation Policy and the Economy

 

Adam Jaffe, Joshua Lerner, and Scott Stern: Organizers

 

April 14, 2009

 

National Press Club

529 14th Street, NW

Washington, DC

 

PROGRAM

 

8:15 am Continental Breakfast

 

8:45 am MICHAEL KREMER, Harvard University and NBER

HEIDI WILLIAMS, Harvard University

Incentivizing Innovation: Adding to the Toolkit

 

9:25 am FELIX OBERHOLZER-GEE, Harvard University

KOLEMAN STRUMPF, University of Kansas

File-Sharing and Copyright

 

10:05 am Break

 

10:20 am ANTOINETTE SCHOAR, MIT and NBER

Globalization of Entrepreneurship

 

11:00 am PAULA STEPHAN, Georgia State University and NBER

The Is Have It: Immigration and Innovation, the Perspective from Academe

 

11:40 am Break

 

11:55 am MATTHEW SLAUGHTER, Dartmouth College and NBER

IAIN COCKBURN, Boston University and NBER

The Global Location of Biopharmaceutical Knowledge Activity: New Findings, New Questions

 

12:35 am JERRY THURSBY, Georgia Institute of Technology

MARIE THURSBY, Georgia Institute of Technology and NBER

University Licensing: Harnessing or Tarnishing Faculty Research?

 

1:15 PM Luncheon