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September 25, 2013 to December 4, 2013

Social Science and Technology Seminar Fall 2013

Social Science and Technology Seminar Fall 2013

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

September 25, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
Researchers’ mobility and its impact on scientific performance
Presenter(s) : 
Aldo Geuna, University of Turin, visiting Stanford
(Joint with Ana Fernández-Zubieta and Cornelia Lawson)

October 9, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
How Agency and Structure Shaped Value Stasis in the Automobile Ecosystem Emergence of Electric Vehicle Industry Appendix
Presenter(s) : 
John Paul MacDuffie, Wharton
(Joint with Michael Jacobides and C. Jennifer Tae)

October 23, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Compensating Conformity: How Policies to Create Innovative New Ventures is Muted by Institutional Conformity
Presenter(s) : 
Robert Eberhart, Santa Clara University
(Joint with Charles Eesley)
 

November 6, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
The Mechanics of Endogenous Growth: Theory and Evidence from Patents
Presenter(s) : 
Bill Kerr, Harvard Business School
(Joint with Ufuk Akcigit and Tom Nicholas)
 

November 20, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session V
Designing for Authenticity: The Steinway 'D' Grand Piano
Presenter(s) : 

Gino Cattani, New York University

(Joint with Roger L M Dunbar Zur Shapira)

December 4, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session VI
Do Inventors Value Secrecy in Patenting? Evidence from the American Inventor's Protection Act of 1999
Presenter(s) : 
Stu Graham, Georgia Tech University
(Joint with Deepak Hegde)