The goal for the seminar is to engage with leading scholars in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management. Seminars take place Mondays at 11:30am – 1:00pm, in the MIT Sloan School of Management, E62- 450, according to the schedule below.

Seminar Title / Other Information
Sep 22, 2014 From the Margins to the Core: The Legitimation Journey of John Harrison’s Marine Chronometer

Gino Cattani (NYU Stern School of Business)

Sep 29, 2014 Knowledge Spillovers from Industry to Academia: Evidence from the Agricultural Biotechnology Revolution

Eunhee Sohn (MIT)

Oct 6, 2014 State Non-compete Laws and the Market for Physician Services

Naomi Hausman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Oct 27, 2014 Comobility

Matt Marx (MIT Sloan)

Nov 3, 2014 Looking Across and Looking Beyond the Knowledge Frontier: Intellectual Distance and Resource Allocation in Science

Karim Lakhani (Harvard Business School)

Nov 17, 2014 Same old song? Technological change, exploration, and performance in the music industry

Mary Benner (University of Minnesota Carlson School of Managment)

Nov 24, 2014 Creditor Rights and Innovation: Evidence from Patent Collateral

William Mann (UCLA Anderson School of Management) 

Dec 1, 2014 Roads and Innovation

Alberto Galasso (University of Toronto Rotman School of Management)

Dec 8, 2014 Copyright Enforcement in Stock Photography

Hong Luo (Harvard Business School)

Dec 15, 2014 Bringing Data to Life: Visualizing the development of economies, cities, social networks and culture

Cesar Hidalgo (MIT Media Lab)

Feb 23, 2015 Innovation and Top Income Inequality

Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)

Mar 2, 2015 University Innovation and the Professor's Privilege

Benjamin Jones (Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management)

Mar 9, 2015 Missing Markets for Innovation: Evidence from New Uses of Old Drugs

Heidi Williams (MIT)

Mar 30, 2015 MIT.nano

Vladimir Bulovic (MIT School of Engineering)

Apr 6, 2015 Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

Donald Sull (MIT Sloan School of Management)

Apr 13, 2015 Marked for Life?: Temporary Mobility Constraints and Entrepreneurship Decisions by Foreign Graduates in Science and Engineering

Martin Ganco (University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management)

Apr 27, 2015 Copyright and Creativity: Evidence from Italian Operas

Petra Moser (Stanford University)

May 4, 2015 Institutions and Pollution Management in Emerging Markets: Insights from Cities in China

Valerie Karplus (MIT Sloan School of Management)

May 11, 2015 What Does It Mean to Span Cultural Boundaries?

Michael Hannan (Stanford University Graduate School of Business)

Sep 14, 2015 TBD

Dan Fehder

Sep 28, 2015 TBD

Josh Krieger

Sep 28, 2015 TBD

Dan Fehder

Oct 5, 2015 TBD

Abhishek Nagaraj

Oct 26, 2015 TBD

Alfonso Gambardella

Nov 2, 2015 TBD

Molly Van Houweling

Nov 9, 2015 TBD

Wes Cohen

Nov 9, 2015 “The Acquisition and Commercialization of Invention in American Manufacturing: Incidence and Impact”

Wes Cohen


Valentina Tartari (Copenhagen Business School)

Nov 16, 2015 TBD

Valentina Tartari

Nov 23, 2015 TBD

Martin Watzinger

Nov 23, 2015 Antitrust, Patents, and Cumulative Innovation: Evidence from Bell Labs Martin Watzinger, Thomas Fackler, Markus Nagler and Monika Schnitzer, LMU Munich

Martin Watzinger

Nov 30, 2015 TBD

Olav Sorenson