Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy and the Economy

Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, Organizers

April 27, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, April 27
9:00 am
Fiona Murray, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Mercedes Delgado, Copenhagen Business School

Mapping the Regions, Organizations & Individuals that drive Inclusion in the Innovation Economy (slides)
9:30 am
Chiara Franzoni, Politecnico di Milano
Paula Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER
Reinhilde Veugelers, KU Leuven

Funding Risky Research
10:00 am
Break
10:10 am
Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University

Gender and Racial Disparity in the Innovation Process
10:40 am
Daniel P. Gross, Duke University and NBER
Bhaven N. Sampat, Columbia University and NBER

Crisis Innovation Policy from World War II to COVID-19
11:10 am
Break
11:20 am
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER

Entrepreneurship in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from the Business Formation Statistics (slides)
11:50 am
Michael Kremer, University of Chicago and NBER

Vaccines and the Pandemic
12:20 pm
Informal Networking Break-Out Groups
12:45 pm
Adjoun