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January 9, 2013 to March 13, 2013

Social Science and Technology Seminar Winter 2013

Social Science and Technology Seminar Winter 2013

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

January 9, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session I
The Adoption of New Technologies: Understanding Hollywood's (Slow) Conversion to Color, 1940-1970
Presenter(s) : 
Ryan Lampe, DePaul University (visiting Stanford)
(joint with Ricard Gil)

January 30, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session II
Does Going Public Affect Innovation?
Presenter(s) : 

Shai Bernstein, Stanford University

February 13, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session III
Informational Barriers to the Adoption of Renewable Energy in Power Generation
Presenter(s) : 
Geoffrey Parker, Tulane University
(joint with Xiaoyue Jiang and Ekundayo Shittu)

February 27, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Divergent Development in Los Angeles and San Francisco since 1970
Presenter(s) : 

Michael Storper, UCLA

March 13, 2013

4:00pm to 5:30pm
Session V
Firm Characteristics and Employee Entrepreneurs' Choice of Cofounders and Early Employees
Presenter(s) : 

Jing Chen, visiting Stanford