2022 – 2023 Seminar Series

Thank you to all the presenters and attendees for our 2022-2023 seminar series.

Spring 2023 Seminar Series Schedule:

January 25:  Nur Ahmed, MIT, “ Competitive Scientific Labor Market and Firm-level Appropriation Strategy in Artificial Intelligence Research”

February 1:  John Turner, U Georgia, “Welfare-Optimal Rewards and Royalties for a Full Stack of Standard-Essential Patents”

February 8:  John Walsh, Georgia Tech, ”What Share of Patents Are Commercialized?”

February 15:  Cesare Righi, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, “Patent Privateering”

February 22:  David Heller, Max Planck, “The Formal Granting of Intellectual Property Rights and External Financing”

March 8:  Serguey Braguinsky, U Maryland, “Novel Patents, Knowledge Interdependence, and Mega Firms: Who created the Gordian Knot?”

March 15:  Megan Macgarvie, Boston U, “Author Location and Attention on Open Science Platforms: Evidence from COVID-19 preprints”

March 22:  Evan Starr, U Maryland, “Do firms value court enforceability of non-compete agreements? A revealed preference approach”

March 29:  Emilie Rademakers, Utrecht U, TPRI, “Resilience to Automation: the Role of Task Overlap for Job Finding”

April 5:  Sina Khoshsokhan, U Colorado Boulder, “Serendipity in Drug Developments”

April 12:  Sabrina Genz, Utrecht U, TPRI, “Task Shifts in the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Firm-Level Evidence”

April 19:  Flavio Calvino, OECD, “A portrait of AI adopters across countries: Firm characteristics, assets’ complementarities, and productivity”

April 26:  Cäcilia Lipowski, ZEW Mannheim, “No Kids, No Tech: How Shortages of Young Workers Hinder Firm Technology Adoption”

May 3:  Victor Lyonnet, Ohio State U, “Declining Business Formation and the Rise of Superstar Firms”

May 10:  Felix Poege, TPRI, “Competing for Talent: Large Firms’ Hiring and Startup Performance”

May 17:  James Bessen and Xiupeng Wang, TPRI, “The Dual Market for Intangibles ”

Fall 2022 Seminar Series Schedule:

September 14: Robin Mamrak, U Munich/LISH, “(Foreign) Innovation and the Antitrust Case Against Xerox”

September 21: Po-Hsuan Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, “Diffused Errors along Technology Spillovers: Evidence from the 510(k) Medical Device Market”

September 28: (10 a.m. ET) Bernhard Ganglmair, U Mannheim, “Mergers and the Direction of Corporate Innovation”

October 5:  Tesary Lin, BU, “Choice Architecture, Privacy Valuations, and Data Market Efficiency”

October 12:  Neil Thompson, MIT, “Should firms hold more patents? A randomized control trial on the commercial value of patent protection”

October 19:  Aakash Kalyani, BU, “The Creativity Decline: Evidence from US Patents”

October 26: Carlos Carreira, U Coimbra, “The secular decline in business dynamism vs. increase in market concentration: the case of Portugal”

November 2: Simone Vannuccini, Sussex, “Robot Adoption and Innovation Activities”

November 9: Tim Simcoe, TPRI, “Research or Development? Technology Competition and Innovation Investment”

November 16: James Bessen, TPRI, “Competing on Variety”

November 30: Sean Tu, West Virginia University, “The Long CON: An Empirical Study of Pharmaceutical Continuation Practice”

December 7: Janet Freilich, Fordham, “Measuring Follow-On Innovation”

December 14: Jerry Marschke, SUNY Albany, “Worker Mobility, R&D Human Capital, and Firm Productivity”