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May 1, 2008

10:45 – 12:15 p.m. | Plenary Breakout Sessions (choose one of five)

(1) Companies and countries

Paul Osterman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (chair)

Danny Breznitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts, Lowell and Stockholm School of Economics (Stockholm) | Paper (PDF)
Andrew Schrank, University of New Mexico

(2) Shareholders and public welfare

Larry Beeferman, Harvard Law, and Tessa Hebb*, Oxford University (UK) (chair) | Paper (PDF)
Randall Dodd, Financial Policy Forum Derivatives Study Center, Washington, DC
Gordon L. Clark, Harvard Law School and Oxford University (UK) | Paper (PDF)

(3) Global innovation systems

Mari Sako, Oxford Säid Business School (UK) (chair)

Henry W. Chesbrough* and Feng Liang, University of California at Berkeley | Paper (PDF)
Jason Dedrick,* University of California at Irvine, Kenneth Kraemer, University of California at Irvine, and Greg Linden, University of California at Berkeley | Paper (PDF)
Suzanne Majewski, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice, Economic Analysis Group | Paper (PDF)

(4) Policy influences on innovation

Timothy J. Sturgeon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (chair)

Financing drug research: what are the issues?
Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research | Paper (PDF)

Institutional environments & network emergence: The case of human embryonic stem cell research
Jeff Furman, Boston University,* and Fiona Murray, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The role of DARPA in seeding and encouraging new technology trajectories: Integrated photonics, microelectronics, and Moore’s Law

Erika R. Fuchs, Carnegie Mellon University | Slides (PDF)

(5) Regional adjustment & high wage jobs

Frank Giarratani, University of Pittsburgh (chair)

Susan Christopherson, Cornell University, and Jennifer Clark, Georgia Institute of Technology
Gary Herrigel, University of Chicago | Slides (PDF)
Sean Safford, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

*Denotes Presenter