Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 4

From NBER Innovation Policy and the Economy

Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 4

Edited by Adam B. Jaffe, Josh Lerner and Scott Stern




The rapid pace of technological change brings with it an active debate about appropriate economic policies regarding research, innovation, and the commercialization of new technology. This annual series, sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research, provides a forum to bring the work of leading academic researchers to an audience of policymakers and those interested in the interaction between public policy and innovation.


Out of Print ISBN: 9780262101042 200 pp. | 6 in x 9 in 7 illus.


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Adam B. Jaffe

Adam B. Jaffe is Fred C. Hecht Professor in Economics and Dean of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University.

Josh Lerner

Josh Lerner is Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Finance and Entrepreneurial Units. He is the author of The Boulevard of Broken Dreams: Why Public Efforts to Boost Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Have Failed and What to Do About It.

Scott Stern

Scott Stern is Associate Professor of Management and Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.