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Economics of Innovation and Productivity workshop 2019

Join us for a workshop where researchers will present and discuss their recent findings in the economics of innovation and productivity.

  • 25 Oct 2019, 8.30am to 25 Oct 2019, 5.30pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • James Street West, Bath, United Kingdom
  • This event is free

At this workshop topics will cover cloud computing, industrial policy, patents and the aging of the scientific workforce.

Workshop Programme

Time Activity Speaker
8.30am Arrival Tea and Coffee
9.00am Hidden Talent: the effect of schooling interventions on later-life scientific and inventive output? Kirk Doran, University of Notre Dame
9.45am Cloud computing and firm growth (with Timothy DeStefano and Jonathan Timmis) Richard Kneller, University of Nottingham
10.30am Midmorning Tea and Coffee
10.45am Financing Creativity: Crowdfunding in 19th-Century Fiction (with Chelsea Carter and Petra Moser) Megan Macgarvie, Boston University
11.30am Why has Science become an Old Man's Game? (with Christian Fons-Rosen and Taras Hrendash) Patrick Gaule, University of Bath
12.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm The Impact of Regulation on Innovation (with Philippe Aghion and John Van Reenen) Antonin Bergeaud, Banque de France
2.15pm The Long-run Impacts of Patents on Inventors: Evidence from Patent Interferences (with Jeffrey Lin and Nicholas Reynolds) Ina Ganguli, University of Massachusetts
3.00pm Afternoon Tea and Coffee
3.15pm Death and Turmoil in R&D Teams (with Tom Astebro and Olof Ejermo) Otto Toivanen, Aalto University
4.00pm Distance (Still) Hampers Diffusion of Innovations (with Stuart Graham and Amanda Myers) Georg von Graevenitz, Queen Mary University of London
4.45pm Rational Industrial Policy: Standing on the shoulders of Giant Gnomes? Ralf Martin, Imperial College London

Sign-up for this workshop

Book your place You must book your place by by emailing by 7th October 2019 (spaces are limited).


Apex City of Bath Hotel

James Street West Bath BA1 2DA United Kingdom

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