Are patents necessary for innovation and do developing countries need a patent system to be innovative? On October 2nd, Professor Petra Moser of New York University spoke to students and faculty at the Economic History Workshop at Princeton University about the relationship between patenting, piracy, and innovation. Drawing on historical examples, Prof. Moser detailed how entrepreneurs and inventors succeeded in protecting their inventions without patents. Dr.
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- Monday, Oct 14, 2019
- Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
JRCPPF Undergraduate Associate, Audrey Cheng, was honored for academic achievement at the 2019 Opening Exercises. University Presdident Eisgruber and Dean of College Dolan presented Cheng and classmate Eitan Levin with the George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize. The prize is awarded to members of the senior class in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during junior year. Cheng is concentrating in operations research and financial engineering, and is pursuing certificates in applications of computing and engineering and management systems.
- Friday, Mar 15, 2019
Catch up on all the speakers that you missed with Policy Punchline, a new, weekly podcast series launched by the Center. The series covers economics, finance, politics and policy-related discussions with scholars, policy makers, and business executives. Hosted by student associate Tiger Gao ’21, the podcast is fully run by students from Princeton and various other institutions. Each episode features a guest interview, offering insightful perspectives and a unique cultural and academic product to audiences beyond the Princeton community.
- Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
A new initiative organized by academic economists promises to provide a new vision to economic policy that stands as an alternative to market fundamentalism without sacrificing the principles of liberal democracy. Launched by economists Suresh Naidu, Dani Rodrik, and Gabriel Zucman, the initiative has published a compilation of policy briefs on labor, competition, globablization and other topics.
- Thursday, Jan 17, 2019Atif Mian sat with Heather Boushey for the latest installment in the Center for Equitable Growth's series "Equitable Growth in Conversation."
- Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018"A Bit Of Economics That Gordon Brown Actually Understood" the online newspaper The Continental Telegraph explains the recent paper by Arlene Wong.
- Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018Books by Glen Weyl, Ashoka Mody and Adam Tooze named among the best 5 business and economics books of the year.
- Friday, Nov 30, 2018
JRCPPF faculty affiliates Mark Aguiar and Leonard Wantchekon are newly elected fellows of the Econometric Society. Congratulations!
- Monday, Nov 19, 2018For the fifth consecutive year Princeton University wins the College Fed Challenge for the Philly Fed Reserve District.
- Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018Congratulations to Eitan Sapiro-Gheiler winner of the Economics Junior First Prize, and to Pragya Malik and Peter Kozanski also winners.