Innovation Policy and the Economy 2019

Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, Organizers

April 16, 2019

555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, April 16
8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
William R. Kerr, Harvard University and NBER

The Gift of Global Talent (Based on his recent book)
9:10 am
Ashish Arora, Duke University and NBER
Sharon Belenzon, Duke University and NBER
Andrea Patacconi, Norwich Business School
Jungkyu Suh, New York University

The Changing Structure of American Innovation: Cautionary Remarks for Economic Growth
9:50 am
10:05 am
Margaret Kyle, MINES ParisTech

The Alignment of Innovation Policy and Social Welfare: Evidence from Pharmaceuticals
10:45 am
Fiona Scott Morton, Yale University and NBER
Carl Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Giulio Federico, European Commission

Antitrust and Innovation: Welcoming and Protecting Disruption
11:25 am
11:40 am
Albert Bravo-Biosca, IGL - Nesta

Experimental Innovation Policy
12:20 pm
Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER
Naomi Hausman, Hebrew University

The Spatial Mismatch Between Innovation and Joblessness
1:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Ron Jarmin, U.S. Census Bureau (slides)
2:30 pm