2010 – Innovation, Ownership and Competition Policy

Program

IFN Stockholm Conference on

Innovation, Ownership and Competition Policy

 

Updated May 30, 2010

Each presentation should take 25 minutes, the discussant may use 10 minutes and 10 minutes are devoted to general discussion. Papers are available for download below the program (at the bottom of the page).

 

 

--- Wednesday June 2 --- 

 

19.00 Pre Conference Dinner, Waxholm's Hotel, for conference participants arriving on Wednesday 

 

--- Thursday June 3 --- 

 

08.30–08.45

Registration

08.45–09.00

Welcome address

 

Session I

Chair: Martin Olsson

09.00–09.45

Chloe Tergiman - Entrepreneurship Does Pay
Discussant: Daniel Hedblom

09.45–10.30

Lars Persson - Creative Destruction and Productive Preemption
Discussant: Joshua Gans

10.30–11.00

Coffee

11.00–11.45

Michael Katz - Innovation in System and Network Markets
General Discussion

11.45–12.30

Joacim Tåg - Buying to Sell: Private Equity Buyouts and Industrial Restructuring
Discussant: Michael Katz

12.30–13.45

Lunch

Session II

Chair: Daniel Hedblom

13.45–14.30

Richard Jensen - University Inventions Licensed Through Startups
Discussant: Chloe Tergiman

14.30–15.15

Tobias Kretschmer - Backward Compatibility as Entry Deterrence– Evidence from the US Handheld Video Game Industry
Discussant: Martin Olsson

15.15–15.45

Coffee  

15.45–16.30

Erika Färnstrand Damsgaard - When do Independent Innovators Make the Break-through Inventions?
Discussant: Jan Boone

16.30–17.15

Stephen Maurer - The New (Commercial) Open Source: Does it Really Improve Social Welfare?
Discussant: Luis Rios

18.45–22.00 Boat trip with dinner

 

--- Friday June 4 --- 

 

   

Session III

Chair: Mathias Ekström

09.00–09.45

Luis Rios - Intellectual Property Rights, Organization, and Firm Performance
Discussant: Selva Baziki

09.45–10.30

Jan Boone - Optimal Market Design
Discussant: Suzanne Scotchmer

10.30–11.15

Joshua Gans - Negotiating for the Market
Discussant: Christine Zulehner

11.15–11.45

Coffee

Session IV

Chair: Selva Baziki

11.45–12.30

Christine Zulehner - The Impact of Market Demand and Innovation on Market Structure
Discussant: Mathias Ekström

12.30–13.15

Suzanne Scotchmer - Scarcity of Ideas and R&D Options: Use it, Lose it, or Bank it
Discussant: Lars Persson

13.15–13.30

Summing up and closing of the conference

13.30–14.45

Lunch

14.55-15.50

Boat trip to Stockholm

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top

 

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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Grevgatan 34 - 2 fl, Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46-(0)8-665 45 00 | info@ifn.se