The Economics of Innovation Conference

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The BOX, LSE

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Thursday, June 28th

09:15

Arrival and Welcome

09:30

Jeremiah Dittmar (LSE)

Economic Origins of Modern Science: Technology, Institutions, and the Market for Ideas

10:30

Daniel Gross (Harvard)

Suspended benefits: Evidence on the incentive and disclosure functions of patents from the USPTO Patent Secrecy Program in World War II

11:30

Coffee Break

12:00

Alex Whalley (Calgary)

The Space Race and Scientist Careers (with Shawn Kantor)

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Danielle Li (MIT)

Developing Novel Drugs (with Joshua Krieger and Dimitris Papanikolaou)

15:30

Alberto Galasso (Toronto)

How does product liability risk affect innovation? Evidence from medical implants (with Hong Luo)

16:30

Coffee Break

17:00

Philippe Aghion (LSE)

The Impact of Exports on Innovation (with Antonin Bergeaud, Matthieu Lequien and Marc Melitz)

20:00

Conference Dinner

Friday, June 29th

09:15

Arrival and Welcome

09:30

Michael Andrews (Northwestern)

The Role of Universities in Local Invention: Evidence from the Establishment of U.S. Colleges

10:30

Albrecht Glitz (Pompeu Fabra)

Industrial Espionage and Productivity (with Erik Meyersson)

11:30

Coffee Break

12:00

Michela Giorcelli (UCLA)

International aid, public infrastructure and economic development

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Barbara Biasi (Princeton)

Effects of Copyrights on Science: Evidence from the US Book Republication Program

(with Petra Moser)

15:30

Walker Hanlon (NYU)

The decline and rise of the American aircraft industry: the role of intellectual property protection.

16:30

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