"The Innovation Policy and the Economy" series provides a forum for research on the interactions among public policy, the innovation process, and the economy. The distinguished contributors to this volume 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 10 are the effect of alternative methods for offering incentives for innovation, innovation policy and entrepreneurship in international perspective, and the impact of university patenting and licensing activities on university research.
Joshua 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 strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a research associate of the NBER.