Empirical Studies on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Monday, 25 September 2017

University of Tokyo

Seminar Room 1, 1st floor, Economics Research Annex, Kojima Hall (map)

Registration by 9/14

Program

8:30 am

Reception

9:00 am

Pierre Azoulay, MIT Sloan School & NBER

Christian Fons-Rosen, University Pompey Fanta & NBER

Joshua S. Graff Zivin, UCSD & NBER

Does Science Advance One Funeral at a Time? 

10:10 am

Break

10:30 am

Yuta Kikuchi, Hokkaido University

The Impact of University Reform on Research Performance: A Case Study of the Partial Privatization of Japanese National Universities 

11:20 am

Break

11:25 am

Koichiro Onishi, Osaka Institute of Technology
Hideo Owan, University of Tokyo/Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry (RIETI)
Sadao Nagaoka, Tokyo Keizai University/RIETI

How Do Inventors Respond to Financial Incentives? - Evidence from the 2001 Court Decision on Employee Inventions in Japan

12:15 pm

Lunch

 

1:45 pm

Kenta Ikeuchi, RIETI

Kazuyuki Motohashi, University of Tokyo

University Startup as Source of Employment Growth? Empirical Analysis by Using Economic Census Data of Japan (slides)

2:35 pm

Break

2:45 pm

Yasuyuki Sawada, Asian Development Bank
Mari Tanaka, Hitotsubashi University (presenter)

Scarce Trustworthy Workforce? Evidence from Lao Textile Industry (slides)

3:35 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Masatoshi Kato, Kwansei Gakuin University
Koichiro Onishi, Osaka Institute of Technology (presenter)
Yuji Honjo, Chuo University

Patenting and the Survival of New Firms: Does CEOs’ Innovation Matter?

4:35 pm

Adjourn

Organizers

Stacey H. Chen, GRIPS, s-chen@grips.ac.jp

Daiji Kawaguchi, University of Tokyo

Hideo Owan, University of Tokyo, owan@iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Sponsors

Japan Society of Promotion of Science (#16H06322, PI: Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University) and University of Tokyo