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Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Program Meeting

Nicholas Bloom, and Josh Lerner, Organizers

March 25, 2016

Feldstein Conference Room, Second Floor
1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA



Thursday, March 24:

6:00 pm

Group Dinner at Bambara Restaurant, 25 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

(across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel)

Friday, March 25:

8:15 am

Shuttle Van Departs from the Royal Sonesta Hotel for the NBER

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am


9:05 am

David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
David Dorn, University of Zurich
Gordon H. Hanson, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Gary Pisano, Harvard University
Pian Shu, Harvard University
Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents

9:50 am

Jing Cai, University of Michigan
Adam Szeidl, Central European University and NBER
Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance

10:35 am


10:55 am

Carolin Haeussler, University of Passau
Henry Sauermann, Georgia Institute of Technology and NBER
The Division of Labor in Teams: A Conceptual Framework and Application to Collaborations in Science

11:40 am

Jan Bena, University of British Columbia
Elena Simintzi, University of British Columbia
Labor-induced Technological Change: Evidence from Doing Business in China

12:25 pm


1:25 pm

Mitchell Hoffman, University of Toronto
Lisa B. Kahn, Yale University and NBER
Danielle Li, Harvard University
Discretion in Hiring

2:10 pm


2:30 pm

Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto and NBER
Mark Schankerman, London School of Economics
Patents Rights and Innovation by Small and Large Firms

3:15 pm

Adrien Matray, Princeton University
Johan Hombert, HEC Paris
Can Innovation Help U.S. Manufacturing Firms Escape Import Competition from China?

4:00 pm