"Innovation Policy and the Economy" provides a forum for research on the interactions among public policy, the innovation process, and the economy. The distinguished contributors cover all types of policy that affect the ability of an economy to achieve scientific and technological progress or that affect the impact of science and technology on economic growth. Issues covered in Volume 9 include Congressional R & D spending on the physical sciences, intellectual property as a bargaining environment, pricing patents, and market design and innovation.
Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the finance and entrepreneurial management units, and a research associate of the NBER. Scott Stern is associate professor of management and strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a research associate of the NBER.