Industrial organization; technological change and innovation; law and economics; environmental economics. Interested in the process of technological change and innovation.
The role of technological change in mitigating climate change; economics of universities and public research; patent policy.
Harvard University, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.
Awards and Honors
Lead Author, Fifth Assessment Report, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2011)
Member, Editorial Board, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions (2011)
Venice Intellectual Property Award, Honorable Mention for "Innovation and Its Discontents" (2007)
Keynote Speaker at NSF Workshop on Advancing Measures of Innovation (2006)
Coordinator, Innovation Policy and the Economy Group, National Bureau of Economic Research (1999)
Associate Editor, Rand Journal of Economics (1997)
Member, Board of Editors, American Economic Review (1995 - 2000)
Member, Board of Editors, Journal of Industrial Economics (1995)
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (1995)
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