Productivity and Firm Growth Workshop: Conference Slides

| Publication date: 4 Jul 2014 | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | NIESR Author(s): Mason, G; Riley, R | Project: Skills, innovation and economic growth

This was the first of two workshops planned for this year at which new research findings on productivity and firm growth are to be presented and discussed. These workshops are expected to be of particular interest to policy-makers and other researchers who are working in these areas.

The proceedings were as follows:

 

16:00

Registration

16:30

Introduction by Geoff Mason, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

16:35

 

Presentations and discussion

 

Organisational capital, firms’ innovation strategies and productivity

Rebecca Riley (NIESR) and Priit Vahter (University of Tartu)

 

Innovation, intellectual property (IP) choice, and productivity: evidence from UK firms 

Bronwyn Hall (University of California at Berkeley) and Vania Sena (University of Essex) 

 

Fast-growing firms, product strategies and skills development

Geoff Mason (NIESR), Catherine Robinson (University of Kent) and 

Chiara Rosazza Bondibene (NIESR)

 

18:15

Refreshments