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Economics of Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment


Wednesday 16 September 2015 09:00 - 18:00

Various Venues,

About this event

Hosted by the Grantham Research Institute and the Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics and Political Science), together with other members of the Sinergia research network: ETH (Zurich), Graduate Institute (Geneva) and EPFL (Lausanne). Funding gratefully acknowledged from the Swiss National Foundation (SNF).

Economics of innovation, diffusion, growth and the environment

Hosted by the Grantham Research Institute and the Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics and Political Science), together with other members of the Sinergia research network: ETH (Zurich), Graduate Institute (Geneva) and EPFL (Lausanne). Funding gratefully acknowledged from the Swiss National Foundation (SNF).

Keynotes:

  • Prof Philippe Aghion, Harvard
  • Prof David Popp, Syracuse
  • Prof Sjak Smulders, Tilburg

Held in the surroundings of the Royal Society of the Arts, London, UK, the conference will cover a wide range of topics in the area of the economics of growth, development and technological change, including but not limited to: innovation in clean technologies (including fiscal and regulatory incentives for clean technology development), technology diffusion (including the role of intellectual property rights), growth and environmental policy, technology agreements and global environmental policy. The conference will be will be of interest to both researchers and policy makers working on issues related to the areas of the economics of innovation, growth and the environment.

This event will take place in Various Venues, .