SI 2020 Innovation

Adam B. Jaffe, Benjamin Jones, and Heidi L. Williams, Organizers

July 14-15, 2020


on Zoom.us

Times are eastern daylight time

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 14
12:00 pm
Introductory Remarks / Logistics
12:10 pm
Kyle R. Myers, Harvard University
Lauren Lanahan, University of Oregon

Research Subsidy Spillovers, Two Ways
Discussant: Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Ecole polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
1:00 pm
Pietro Santoleri, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies
Andrea Mina, University of Cambridge
Alberto Di Minin, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies
Irene Martelli, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

The Causal Effects of R&D Grants: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity
Discussant: Bronwyn H. Hall, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
1:50 pm
Break
2:10 pm
Ryan Hill, Northwestern University
Carolyn Stein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scooped! Estimating Rewards for Priority in Science (slides)
Discussant: Paula Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER
3:00 pm
Break
3:20 pm
Panel: Innovation Policy for a Pandemic
Moderator: Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago and NBER
Panelists:
Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Margaret Hamburg, National Academy of Medicine
Susan Hockfield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael Kremer, Harvard University and NBER
Bhaven N. Sampat, Columbia University and NBER
5:00 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 15
12:00 pm
Introductory Remarks / Logistics
12:10 pm
Deepak Hegde, New York University
Alexander Ljungqvist, Stockholm School of Economics
Manav Raj, New York University

Quick or Broad Patents
Discussant: Carl Shapiro, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
1:00 pm
Tatiana Rosa, CEMFI

Cooperation, Competition and Patents:Understanding Innovation in the Telecommunication Sector
Discussant: Timothy Simcoe, Boston University and NBER
1:50 pm
Break
2:10 pm
Joshua S. Graff Zivin, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Elizabeth Lyons, University of California at San Diego

The Effects of Prize Structures on Innovative Performance
Discussant: Karim Lakhani, Harvard University
3:00 pm
Kieu-Trang Nguyen, Northwestern University

Trust and Innovation within the Firm: Evidence from Matched CEO-Firm Data
Discussant: Pierre Azoulay, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
3:50 pm
Break
4:10 pm
Petra Moser, New York University and NBER
Shmuel San, New York University

Immigration, Science, and Invention: Lessons from the Quota Acts
Discussant: William R. Kerr, Harvard University and NBER
5:00 pm
Adjourn

Format: 50 minute presentation slots: 20 minutes for authors, 15 for discussants, 15 for Q&A