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October 5, 2011 to December 14, 2011

Social Science and Technology Seminar Fall 2011

Social Science and Technology Seminar Fall 2011

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

October 5, 2011

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
Job Hopping in the Shadow of Patent Enforcement
Presenter(s) : 
Rosemarie Ziedonis, University of Oregon
(joint with Martin Ganco and Rajshree Agarwal)

October 19, 2011

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
Regional Disadvantage? Non-compete Agreements and Brain Drain
Presenter(s) : 
Matt Marx, MIT
(joint with Jasjit Singh and Lee Fleming)

November 2, 2011

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Chained Index Methods and Productivity Growth during the Depression
Presenter(s) : 
Alex Field, Santa Clara University
(Seminar is joint with Social Science History Workshop, SSHW)

November 16, 2011

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
Innovation, Social Structure and the Emergence of New Industries
Presenter(s) : 
Sonali Shah, University of Washington
joint with Cyrus Mody

November 30, 2011

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session V
Bad International Relations but Better Science? Soviet Technological Spillovers, East Germany and the Boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics
Presenter(s) : 
Lisa Cook, Michigan State University, Council of Economic Advisors
 
***CANCELLED***

December 14, 2011

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session VI
Optimal Transition Paths toward Global Climate Stabilization: Implications for Science and Technology Policies and their Timing
Presenter(s) : 
Paul David, Stanford University
(joint with Adriaan van Zon, Luc Soete and Bronwyn Hall)