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March 29, 2016 to May 24, 2016

Social Science and Technology Seminar Spring 2016

Social Science and Technology Seminar Spring 2016

Seminars take place in the 3rd Floor Conference Room, John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building at 366 Galvez Street unless otherwise noted.

Social Science and Technology Seminar

March 29, 2016

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
The patent troll: benign middleman or stick-up artist?
Presenter(s) : 

Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago

April 12, 2016

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
Spontaneous venturing in the aftermath of a natural disaster
Presenter(s) : 

Dean Shepherd, Indiana University

April 26, 2016

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Resource Interdependence And Appropriability: A Study Of Product And Process Inventions
Presenter(s) : 

Gautam Ahuja, University of Michigan

(Joint with Puay Khoon Toh, University of Minnesota)

May 10, 2016

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
“Who Are You?...I Really Wanna Know”: Product meaning and competitive positioning in the nascent synthesizer industry
Presenter(s) : 

Andrew Nelson, University of Oregon

May 24, 2016

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session V
Clinical and genomics research paradigms and the productivity paradox in drug discovery
Presenter(s) : 

Michelle Gittelman, Rutgers University