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OM Workshop: The Economics of Innovation

  • Series
    Organizations and Markets Seminars
  • Speaker(s)
    Vincenzo Denicolò (University of Bologna), Mitsuru Igami (Yale University), Jorge Lemus (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Mark Schankerman (London School of Economics) et al.
  • Field
    Organizations and Markets
  • Location
    Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, room 1.01
  • Date and time

    May 20, 2022
    09:45 - 16:45

Please find program in pdf here.


9:45–10:00 Welcome to Tinbergen Institute


Mark Schankerman (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)

“Licensing Life-Saving Drugs for Developing Countries: Evidence from the Medicines Patent Pool”

Discussion initiated by Eric Bartelsman (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Mitsuru Igami (Yale University, United States)

“Mapping Firms' Locations in Technological Space: A Topological Analysis of Patent Statistics”

Discussion initiated by Michael König (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)


Tea break


Michael König (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
The Determinants of R&D Firms and the Distribution of Productivity: Cross Country Differences and Policy Implications

Discussion initiated by Pere Arque-Castells (University of Groningen)


Lunch break


Vincenzo Denicolò (University of Bologna, Italy)

Acquisitions, innovation, and the entrenchment of monopoly

Discussion initiated by Maarten Pieter Schinkel (University of Amsterdam)

Esmée Dijk (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Start-ups, reverse killer acquisitions, and
incumbent’s direction of innovation

Discussion initiated by Jorge Lemus (University of Illinois, United States)


Coffee break


Jorge Lemus (University of Illinois, United States)

“Eavesdropping and Innovation”

Discussion initiated by Florian Schuett (Tilburg University)

Ayse Mermer (University of Amsterdam)

Can Communication Mitigate Strategic Delays in Innovation Adoption?

Discussion initiated by Leonard Treuren (KU Leuven, Belgium)


Drinks and dinner (upon invitation)