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January 18, 2012 to March 7, 2012

Social Science and Technology Seminar Winter 2012

Social Science and Technology Seminar Winter 2012

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

January 18, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
High Incentives, Sorting on Skills--or Just a 'Taste' for Competition? Field Experimental Evidence from an Algorithm Design Contest
Presenter(s) : 

Kevin Boudreau, INSEAD

February 22, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
Spinoffs and the Mobility of US Merchant Semiconductor Inventors
Presenter(s) : 
Francisco Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University
(joint with Cristobal Cheyre and Steven Klepper)

March 7, 2012

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Social failures and Social Solutions: Evidence from OkCupid
Presenter(s) : 

Misiek Piskorski, Harvard Business School