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Innovation Policy and the Economy


Shane Greenstein, Joshua Lerner and Scott Stern, Organizers


April 12, 2016



Knight Studio, 7th Floor

555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, DC





8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota and NBER
The Random Long Tail and the Golden Age of Television

9:40 am

Marc Rysman, Boston University

Scott Schuh, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
New Innovations in Payments

10:20 am


10:35 am

Amalia Miller, University of Virginia and NBER

Catherine Tucker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Frontiers of Health Policy: Digital Data and Personalized Medicine

11:15 am


11:30 am

Michael Luca, Harvard University
Designing Online Marketplaces



12:10 pm

Timothy Bresnahan, Stanford University and NBER
Pai-Ling Yin, Stanford University

Adoption of New Information and Communications Technologies in the Workplace Today

1:00 pm



Luncheon Speaker
Howard Shelanski, The White House (Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs)