RIETI Innovation Seminar

Moving Ideas from Lab to Market: Key findings and policy issues of the economics of university technology transfer

  • Program and Handouts


  • Time and Date: August 28, 2013 10:00-12:00
  • Venue: RIETI's Conference Room (1119/1121) 11th floor, Annex, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 1-3-1, Kasumigaseki Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8901 JAPAN
  • Language: English
  • Speaker: Mark SCHANKERMAN (Professor, London School of Economics, currently a Visiting Professor at Hitotsubashi University)
  • Moderator: NAGAOKA Sadao (Director and Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
  • Commentator: Robert KNELLER (Professor, University of Tokyo)


Key References

  • "University Knowledge Transfer: Private Ownership, Incentives and Local Development Objectives," with Sharon Belenzon, Journal of Law and Economics, vol.52 (2009): 111-144
  • "Incentives and Invention in Universities," with Saul Lach, RAND Journal of Economics, vol. 39, no.2 (2008): 403-433
  • "Spreading the Word: Geography, Policy, and Knowledge Spillovers," with Sharon Belenzon, The Review of Economics and Statistics, volume 95, no.3 (2013): 884-903