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By Maarten Goos
During the US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in late September 2021 in Pittsburgh, both the US and European Commission expressed strong interest in working on a joint study to assess the potential impact of Artificial Intelligence on our workforces.
By Po-Hsuan Hsu, Yiqing Lü, Hong Wu, and Yuhai Xuan
Under the escalating global technology competition, corporate innovation activities play a critical role in determining firms’ future growth and survival.
By Michael Meurer
Patents are supposed to cover new and innovative inventions, so why are there patents on old or obvious creations such as a
stick, a method of swinging on a swing, and bread with the crust cut off?
By Felix Poege
Knowledge generation is increasingly pursued in collaboration. The success of such collaborative efforts is grounded in the joint use of “team-specific capital”.
By Felix Poege
IG Farben used to be the world’s largest chemical company and a major innovator – until it was broken up in one of the largest antitrust events in history.
By Jeremy Watson , Megan MacGarvie, and John McKeon
Technological change has led to a rapid and dramatic evolution of business models in copyright-intensive industries, especially in the music industry.
By Melanie Arntz, Cäcilia Lipowski, Guido Neidhöfer and Ulrich Zierahn-Weilage
The effect of social background on professional success decreases when technological change is strong.
By Po-Hsuan Hsu, Hsiao-Hui Lee, and Tong Zhou
In order to accelerate knowledge accumulation and technical progress, governments introduced patent systems to encourage inventors to share their ideas, discoveries, and inventions with the public.
By Andreas Lichter, Max Löffler, Ingo E. Isphording, Thu-Van Nguyen, Felix Poege, Sebastian Siegloch
Advances in pharmaceuticals and vaccines, robotics and artificial intelligence dominate newspaper headlines.
By Tal Gross, Adam Sacarny, Maggie Shi & David Silver
America spends about 6 cents of every dollar at its hospitals. A natural question to ask: why not just pay those hospitals less?