10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

SESSION III. Accounting for Innovation Inputs and Outputs

 

Issues: Strengths and weaknesses of R&D and patent data, integrating firm R&D into industry- and national-level accounts, intellectual capital valuation, S&E personnel, technology adoption and diffusion.

 

Examples of information sources: NSF R&D survey, BEA's R&D satellite account, patent data, innovation surveys, SEC filings, doctoral surveys, Census Surveys of Manufacturing Technology

 

Chair: Dale W. Jorgenson, Harvard University and STEP Board

 

Speakers:

 

William F. Long, Business Performance Research Associates

 

Adam B. Jaffe, Brandeis University

 

Baruch Lev, New York University

 

J. Steven Landefeld, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

 

Discussants:

 

Robert H. McGuckin, III, The Conference Board

 

Dominique Guellec, OECD

 

Francis Narin, CHI Research

 

Charlotte V. Kuh, National Research Council

12:30–1:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15–2:45 p.m.

SESSION IV. The Process and Performance of Industrial Innovation

 

Issues: Increased external sourcing and collaboration, restructuring of in-house corporate R&D, internationalization of research and innovation

 

Examples of information sources: NSF pilot innovation survey, Yale surveys, Canadian and European innovation surveys

 

Chair: Mark B. Myers

 

Speakers:

 

Wesley M. Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University

 

John Baldwin, Statistics Canada

 

Discussants:

 

Jules J. Duga, Battelle Memorial Institute

 

Charles F. Larson, Industrial Research Institute



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