2007 – Firms in the Innovation Process

Program IFN Stockholm Conference 2007

Updated September 6, 2007

 

The presenter is in bold. Each presentation should take 30 minutes, the discussant may use 10 minutes and 5 minutes are devoted to general discussion.

 

--- Sunday September 9 --- 

19.00 Dinner for conference participants arriving on Sunday

 

--- Monday September 10 --- 

08.55

Registration

09.10

Welcoming

Session I

Chair: Magnus Henrekson

09.15–10.00

William J. Baumol – New York University Stern School of Business
Small Firms: Why Market-Driven Innovation Can't Get Along Without Them
Discussant: Pontus Braunerhjelm, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

10.00–10.45

Vesa Kanniainen – University of Helsinki
Imperfect Transmission of Tacit Knowledge and Other Barriers to Entrepreneurship
(co-author: Panu Poutvaara)
Discussant: Pehr-Johan Norbäck – Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

10.45–11.15

Coffee

11.15–12.00

Lars Persson – Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Commerzialization by Sale and Entry: Innovation Ownership Policies (co-author: Pehr-Johan Norbäck)
Discussant: Marie Thursby, Georgia Institute of Technology

12.00–13.30

Lunch

Session II

Chair: Lars Persson 

13.30–14.15

Mirjam van Praag  – Amsterdam School of Economics
The Entrepreneur's Mode of Entry: Business Takeover or New Venture Start? (co-author: Simon Parker) 
Discussant: Nikolaj Malchow Møller – CEBR, Copenhagen Business School

14.15–15.00

Magnus Henrekson – Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Fostering Gazelles: Competence and Institutions
Discussant: Simon Parker – Durham University

15.00–15.30

Coffee  

15.30–16.15

Morten Bennedsen – Copenhagen Business School
Do CEOs Matter? (co-authors: Francisco Pérez-González and Daniel Wolfenzon)
Discussant: Robin Douhan, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Uppsala University

18.45 Boat trip with dinner

 

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Session III

Chair: Pehr-Johan Norbäck   

09.15–10.00

Simon Parker – Durham University
Contracting Out, Public Policy and Entrepreneurship
Discussant: Henrik Jordahl, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

10.00–10.45

Marie Thursby – Georgia Institute of Technology
In or Out: Faculty Research or Consulting (co-authors: Richard Jensen and Jerry Thursby)
Discussant: Erica Färnstrand Damsgaard – Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

10.45–11.15

Coffee

11.15–12.00

Roger Svensson – Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Licencing or Acquiring Patents? Evidence from Patent Renewal Data
Discussant: Johan Almenberg – Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Stockholm School of Economics

12.00–12.45

Erica Färnstrand Damsgaard – Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University
Patent Scope and Technology Choice
Discussant: Thomas Tangerås, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

12.45–12.50

Closing of the conference

12.50–14.00 Lunch


 

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