The Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Economic Growth

Aaron Chatterji, Josh Lerner, Scott Stern, and Michael J. Andrews, editors

Conference held January 7-8, 2020
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press

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The following chapters are preliminary drafts unless otherwise noted. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. This page will be updated as individual chapters are revised.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Aaron Chatterji, Josh Lerner, Scott Stern, and Michael J. Andrews (bibliographic info)
1. The "Weighty" Manufacturing Sector: Transforming Raw Materials into Physical Goods: Erica R. H. Fuchs, Christophe Combemale, Kate S. Whitefoot, Britta Glennon (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 15, 2020
2. Concentration and Agglomeration of IT Innovation: Evidence from Patenting: Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb (bibliographic info)
       Comment: Erik Brynjolfsson (bibliographic info)
3. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Energy Sector: David Popp, Jacquelyn Pless, Ivan Hascic, Nick Johnstone (bibliographic info) (download) version of April 23, 2020 (Working Paper version)
4. Innovation, Growth, and Structural Change in American Agriculture: Julian M. Alston, Philip G. Pardey (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 12, 2020
       Comment: Brian Davern Wright (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Digitization and Its Consequences for Creative-Industry Product and Labor Markets: Joel Waldfogel (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 15, 2020
       Comment: Gustavo Manso (bibliographic info)
6. The Recent Evolution of Physical Retail Markets: Online Retailing, Big Box Stores, and the Rise of Restaurants: Francine Lafontaine, Jagadeesh Sivadasan (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 13, 2020
       Comment: Emek Basker (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 12, 2020
7. The Servicification of the US Economy: The Role of Startups versus Incumbent Firms: Mercedes Delgado, J. Daniel Kim, Karen Mills (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 19, 2020
       Comment: Sharat Ganapati (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Education and Innovation: Barbara Biasi, David J. Deming, Petra Moser (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 18, 2020
       Comment: Eleanor Wiske Dillon (bibliographic info)
9. Innovation in the US Government: Joshua R. Bruce, John M. de Figueiredo (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Manuel Trajtenberg (bibliographic info)
10. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Housing: Edward Kung (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 12, 2020 (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Jessie Handbury (bibliographic info)
11. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health Care: Amitabh Chandra (bibliographic info)
12. What’s Driving Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Transport Sector?: Derrick Choe, Alexander Oettl, Rob Seamans (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 12, 2020
       Comment: Gilles Duranton (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 12, 2020
Measuring Business Innovation Using a Multi-Dimensional Approach: Lucia Foster (bibliographic info) (download)
Creating “Smart” Policy to Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Karen G. Mills, Annie Dang (bibliographic info) (download)
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