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April 9, 2014 to June 4, 2014

Social Science and Technology Seminar Spring 2014

Social Science and Technology Seminar Spring 2014

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

 

April 9, 2014

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
Does Patenting Enable or Inhibit Open Innovation? Evidence from New Technology Organizations in the Solar Industry
Presenter(s) : 

Hank Chesbrough, UC Berkeley

(Joint with Ann-Kristin Zobel and Benjamin Balsmeier)

April 23, 2014

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
Platform Choice by Mobile App Developers
Presenter(s) : 

Pai-Ling Yin, Stanford

(Joint with Tim Bresnahan and Joe Orsini)
 

May 21, 2014

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Acquiring and Utilizing Directors’ Experience: An Empirical Study of New Market Entry in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Presenter(s) : 

Nandini Rajagopalan, USC

(Joint with Luis Diestre and Shantanu Dutta)

May 22, 2014

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
How do patents affect follow-on innovation? Evidence from the assignment of patent applications to examiners
Presenter(s) : 
*****Changed from 5/7 seminar to be joint with the Health Economics Seminar*****
 
Heidi Williams, MIT, visiting Stanford
 
(Joint with Bhaven Sampat) 

June 4, 2014

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session V
Does University Licensing Restrict the Flow of Knowledge and Research Inputs Among Scientists?
Presenter(s) : 

Arvids Ziedonis, visiting Stanford

(Joint with David Mowery and Neil Thompson)