Seminar Series 2021

Fall 2021 TPRI’s Brown Bag Seminar Series will be on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET) via Zoom. To be added to the seminar mailing list as an attendee, please email

Fall 2021 Seminar Series Schedule:

September 15: Stephen Michael Impink (NYU), Ethics and AI Startups.

September 22: Angie Aquatella, TPRI, Optimal Design of Pharmaceutical Contracts for Static and Dynamic Efficiency

September 29: Ellen van’t Klooster, Utrecht, Monopolistic price-setting behavior of IT firms – Comparing markups of IT-firms to non-IT firms.

October 6: Rodimiro Rodrigo Flores, “Robot Adoption, Organizational Capital, and the Productivity Paradox”

October 13:  Felix Poege, TPRI, “Competition and Innovation: The Breakup of IG Farben”

October 20:  John L. Turner, University of Georgia, “Strategic Delay of Patent Enforcement.”

October 27:  Farzana Chowdhury, Durham, “Digitalization, Corruption, and Internationalization”

November 3: Wang Jin, MIT, “Productivity on the Cloud: Evidence from Firms’ Labor Demand”

November 10: Erich Denk and Tim Simcoe, TPRI, “Seminar: New Methods in DID”

November 17: Christophe Combemale, CMU, “How It’s Made: A General Theory of the Labor Implications of Technology Change”

December 1: Siobhan Innes-Gawn, TPRI, “Strategic Generic Entry Accommodation: The Case of Pharmaceutical Product Hopping”

December 8: Ronja Roettger, Utrecht, TBA

December 15: (10 a.m. ET) Po-Hsuan Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, TBA