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Innovation Policy and the Economy 2009

Volume 10

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

176 pages | 2 line drawings, 2 tables | 6 x 9 | © 2010

National Bureau of Economic Research Innovation Policy and the Economy

Economics and Business: Economics--Government Finance

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 "Iā€™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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