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Innovation Policy and the Economy 2009: Volume 10
edited by Josh Lerner and Scott Stern
University of Chicago Press, 2010
Cloth: 978-0-226-47333-8 | Paper: 978-0-226-47334-5

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Innovation Policy and the Economy provides a forum for research on the interactions among public policy, the innovation process, and the economy. The distinguished contributors cover all types of  policy that affect the ability of an economy to acheive scientific technological progress or that affect the impact of science and technology on economic growth. Issues covered in Volume 10 are the impact of alternative approaches for offering incentives for innovation, innovation policy and entrepreneurship in international perspective, and the impact of university patenting and licensing activities on university research.achieve
AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
Joshua Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the finance and entrepreneurial management units and a research associate of the NBER. Scott Stern is associate professor of management strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a research associate of the NBER.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Introduction
    Josh Lerner and Scott Stern

    1. Incentivizing Innovation
    Michael Kremer and Heidi Williams

    2. File-Sharing and Copyright
    Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Koleman Strumpf

    3. The Divide Between Subsistence and Transformational Entrepreneurship
    Antoinette Schoar

    4. The "I's" Have It: Immigration and Innovation, the Perspective from Academe
    Paula E. Stephan

    5. The Global Location of Biopharmaceutical Knowledge Activity: New Findings, New Questions
    Iain M. Cockburn and Matthew J. Slaughter

    6. University Licensing: Harnessing or Tarnishing Faculty Research?
    Jerry Thursby and Marie Thursby



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