ICTNET 3rd Workshop Mannheim: CT-enabled Innovation, Productivity and Growth

This workshop is the third in a series on the  economic impact of information and communication technologies (ICT), organized by the ICTNET and funded by the European Commision. Information on the two previous workshops can be found by clicking here: Parma and London workshops. The goal of this workshop is to bring together leading researchers on the economics of information and communication technologies (ICT) in order to discuss recent scientific contributions and outstanding policy challenges. Particular emphasis will be placed on ICT-enabled innovation, productivity and growth. Theoretical, empirical, experimental and policy oriented contributions are welcome.

The particular topics of interest are listed below:

  • ICT, productivity and growth at the firm, industry and country level
  • Knowledge links within and between firms, and relationship to innovation
  • ICT, knowledge flows and innovation networks
  • Knowledge, growth and the crisis

Workshop Venue

ZEW Center for European Economic Research

Scientific Committee

       – Irene Bertschek (ZEW Mannheim, Germany)
– Francesco Daveri (University of Parma, Italy)
– Jonathan Haskell (Imperial College, London, UK)
– Vincenzo Spiezia (OECD)

Deadline for papers submission

2 September 2011

Please send your paper in PDF format to: ictnet@ict-net.eu

Notification of acceptance

Authors will be notified of acceptance by 12 September 2011

Registration for the conference

Registration for the conference is required no later than 25 September 2011

Travel and Accommodation

For participants who present a paper, travel expenses (advance ticket/low cost fare) and accommodation will be covered by the ICTNET Research Network.

All participants will be responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation.

Hotel close to the ZEW

Official Workshop Language

English

Contacts

For further informaiton on this conference please contact the conference team via email:
ictnet@ict-net.eu

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About timpohlmann

Tim Pohlmann is a post-doctoral researcher in economics at Mines ParisTech and Berlin Institute of Technology. He specializes in the economic analysis of markets for technology. He earned his doctoral degree with the highest distinctions in August 2012 from the Berlin Institute of Technology with a dissertation on patenting and coordination in ICT standardization. Tim’s research covers the empirical analysis of the trade of patents, patent trolls, standardization consortia and patent pools. He has presented his work at a large number of international conferences. Tim has been actively involved in preparing studies for the European Commission and the German Federal Government on the role of patents in technological standardization and business models in Open Source Software. Doctoral Thesis SSRN author page
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