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Economics of innovation and productivity workshop

Join us for a workshop covering topics around automation, knowledge spillovers, innovation, university-industry interaction and entrepreneurship.

  • 19 Oct 2018, 9.25am to 19 Oct 2018, 5.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • Ensemble Room, The Edge, University of Bath
  • This event is free

Workshop schedule

Time Talk Speaker
9.25am Welcome and introduction
9.30am Automating labor: Evidence from firm-level patent data (discussant: Patrick Gaule) Morten Olsen, University of Copenhagen
10.10am Cascading innovation (discussant: Myra Mohnen) Mirko Draca, University of Warwick
10.50am Coffee break
11.30am Asymmetric information and entrepreneurship (discussant: Virgilio Failla) Justin Tumlinson, Loughborough University-London
12.10pm How redeployable are patent assets? Evidence from failed startups (discussant: Ammon Salter) Carlos Serrano, Pompeu Fabra University
12.50pm Lunch break
1.50pm Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies (discussant: Morten Olsen) Myra Mohnen, University of Essex
2.30pm The value of insiders as mentors: evidence from the effects of NSF rotators on early career scientists (discussant: Martin Watzinger) Christos Kolympiris, Warwick Business School
3.10pm Coffee break
3.40pm Knowledge disclosure and knowledge flow (discussant: Alessandro Iara) Gaetan de Rassenfosse, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne
4.20pm Universities and science-based innovation in the private sector (discussant: Christos Kolympiris) Martin Watzinger, University of Munich
5pm Workshop ends

Each presentation will include a 20 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion and 10 minute general discussion.

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This event will take place in The Edge.

This event is the first organised by the Department of Economics as part of the Innovation and Productivity research theme.

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Ensemble Room The Edge University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom


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