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September 26, 2012 to December 12, 2012

Social Science and Technology Seminar Fall 2012

Social Science and Technology Seminar Fall 2012

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

September 26, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
Entrepreneurial Exits and Innovation
Presenter(s) : 
David Hsu, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
(joint with Vikas A. Aggarwal)

October 17, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
Founder or Joiner? The Interplay between Individual Preferences and Social-Contextual Influences in Shaping Entrepreneurial Interests
Presenter(s) : 
Michael Roach, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
(joint with Henry Sauermann)

November 7, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Last Gasp or Crossing the Chasm? The Case of the Carburetor Technological Discontinuity
Presenter(s) : 

Nathan Furr and Dan Snow, Brigham Young University

November 28, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
Estimating the Gains from Trade in the Market for Innovation: Evidence from the Transfer of Patents
Presenter(s) : 

Carlos Serrano, University of Toronto

December 12, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session V
State Governments as Financiers of Technology Startups: Implications for Firm Performance
Presenter(s) : 
Rosemarie Ziedonis, University of Oregon
(joint with Bo Zhao)