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Innovation Policy and the Economy.

The NBER's tenth annual Conference on Innovation Policy and the Economy took place in Washington on April 14. The conference was organized by NBER Research Associates Adam B. Jaffe of Brandeis University, Joshua Lerner of Harvard University, and Scott Stern of Northwestern University. The following papers were discussed:

* Michael Kremer, Harvard University and NBER, and Heidi Williams, Harvard University, "Incentivizing Innovation: Adding to the Toolkit"

* Felix Oberholzer-Gee, Harvard University, and Koleman Strumpf, University of Kansas, "File-Sharing and Copyright"

* Antoinette Schoar, MIT and NBER, "Globalization of Entrepreneurship"

* Paula E. Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER, "Re 'I's' Have It: Immigration and Innovation, the Perspective from Academe"

* Iain M. Cockburn, Boston University and NBER, and Matthew J. Slaughter, Dartmouth College and NBER, "The Global Location of Biopharmaceutical Knowledge Activity: New Findings, New Questions"

* Jerry Thursby, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Marie Thursby, Georgia Institute of Technology and NBER, "University Licensing: Harnessing or Tarnishing Faculty Research?"

Summaries of these papers may be found at: http://www.nber.org/confer/2009/IPEs09/summary.html
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Date:Jun 22, 2009
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