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 Friday, 07 December 2012 – Written by Giovanni Bert   

The Organisation, Economics and Policy of

Scientific Research

Collegio Carlo Alberto, Via Real Collegio 30, Moncalieri, Torino.


May 2-3, 2013



Organised by LEI & BRICK

Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis“

Collegio Carlo Alberto




May 2nd (day 1)


8:45 Registration

9:00 Welcome and opening remarks (Aldo Geuna)


9:10 – 10:45 Section 1: Research Group Organization

9:10 John Walsh and You-Na Lee: The Bureaucratization of Science: Size and Structure of Scientific Work Groups

9:30 Sotaro Shibayama and Yasunori Baba: Social Organisation of Life Science Laboratories [Download]

9:50 Discussant: Michele Cincera


10:20 – 11:30 Section 2: Foreign Born Scientists

10:20 Chiara Franzoni, Giuseppe Scellato and Paula Stephan: The mover's advantage. Scientific performance of mobile academics

10:40 Benedetto Lepori, Marco Seeber and Andrea Bonaccorsi: Competing for talent. Country and university effects in human resources competition of universities [Download]

11:00 Discussant: Reinhilde Veugelers


11:30 - 11:45 COFFEE BREAK


11:45 – 13:30 Section 3: Returns to Education and Grants

11:45 Nicolas Carayol and Marianne Lanoe: The Impact of Blue Sky Project Based Funding of Academic Research [Download]

12:05 Sander Gerritsen and Karen van der Wiel: Individual Grants and Academic Careers: a Regression Discontinuity Approach [Download]

12:25 Heidi Skovgaard Pedersen: Private Return to PhD Qualification in the Business Sector

12:45 Discussants: Cornelia Lawson and Jacques Mairesse


13:30 – 14:15 LUNCH


14:15 – 16:00 Section 4: Research Productivity and Careers

14:15 Anders Broström: Academic breeding grounds -- Research group composition and early career performance of academic researchers [Download]

14:35 Alexander M. Petersen, Massimo Riccaboni and Fabio Pammolli: When the hunter becomes the hunted: the science of scientific careers [Download]

14:55 Stefano Baruffaldi, Annamaria Conti and Fabiana Visentin: Networks and payoffs: An application to PhD student productivity [Download]

15:15 Discussants: Paula Stephan and Lorenzo Zirulia


16:00 – 16:15 COFFEE BREAK


16:15 – 18:00 Section 5: Women in Science

16:15 Karin Hoisl and Myriam Mariani: The gender gap in inventive jobs. Could women (inventors) ask for more? [Download]

16:35 Jacques Mairesse and Michele Pezzoni: Does Gender Affect Scientific Productivity?

16:55 Paul A. David: Searching for Causes of the Gender Gap in Scientific Productivity [Download]

17:15 Discussants: Cristiano Antonelli and Maria-Laura di Tommaso



May 3rd (day 2)


9:00 – 10:45 Section 6: University-Industry-Links

9:00 Óscar Llopis, Pablo D’Este and Alfredo Yegros: Conducting Prosocial Research: Cognitive Diversity, Research Excellence and Awareness of the Social Impact of Research [Download]

9:20 Valentina Tartari: The effect of self-monitoring on academics’ engagement with industry [Download]

9:40 Jeannette A. Colyvas and Kaisa Snellman: Scientific Imprints, Commercial Footprints: Counting the Ways Universities Contribute to the Economy

10:00 Discussants: Shiri Breznitz and Fabio Montobbio


10:45 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK


11:00 – 12:45 Section 7: Industry and Science

11:00 Benjamin Balsmeier and Maikel Pellens: How Much Does It Cost to be a Scientist? [Download]

11:20 Daniele Rotolo, Simcha Jong and Vito Albino: Transferring Social Capital Across Knowledge Domains: The Case of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology [Download]

11:40 Markus Simeth and Michele Cincera: Corporate Science, Innovation and Firm Value

12:00 Discussants: Dan Breznitz, Aldo Geuna and Henry Sauermann

12:45 – 13:30 FAREWELL LUNCH




There are a limited number of places at this event and registration is necessary. To register please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . A registration fee of €150 applies.



List of Speakers and Discussants

Cristiano Antonelli - University of Turin; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT)

Stefano Baruffaldi - College of Management, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)

Dan Breznitz - College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology (US)

Shiri Breznitz - School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (US)

Anders Broström - KTH Royal Institute of Technology (S)

Michele Cincera - Solvay School of Economics and Management, ULB (BE)

Jeannette A. Colyvas - Northwestern University (US)

Annamaria Conti - College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology (US)

Paul David – SIEPR, Stanford University (US); UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University (NL)


Lauriane Dewulf - Solvay School of Economics and Management, ULB (BE)

Maria Laura di Tommaso - University of Turin (IT)

Chiara Franzoni – Politecnico Milano (IT)

Aldo Geuna - University of Turin; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT)

Marco Guerzoni - University of Turin; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT)

Simcha Jong - Department of Management Science, UCL (UK)

Marianne Lanoe – GREThA, Bordeaux University (FR)

Cornelia Lawson - University of Turin; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT)

Benedetto Lepori - Centre for Organizational Research, Università della Svizzera Italiana (CH)

Óscar Llopis – INGENIO, CSIC-UPV (ES)

Myriam Mariani - KITes, Università Bocconi (IT)

Jacques Mairesse - CREST-INSEE (FR); UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University (NL)

Fabio Montobbio - University of Turin; KITes, Università Bocconi (IT)

Pier Paolo Patrucco - University of Turin; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT)

Heidi Skovgaard Pedersen - The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus University (DK)

Alexander M. Petersen - IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies (IT)

Maikel Pellens – MSI, KU Leuven (BE)

Michele Pezzoni - University Milano-Bicocca (IT); KITes, Università Bocconi (IT); OST (FR)

Henry Sauermann - College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology (US)

Giuseppe Scellato - Politecnico Torino (IT)

Sotaro Shibayama - Department of Technology Management for Innovation, The University of Tokyo (JP)

Markus Simeth - College of Management, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)

Kaisa Snellman - Harvard University (US)

Paula Stephan - Georgia State University; NBER (US); Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT)

Valentina Tartari - Copenhagen Business School (DK)

Karen van der Wiel - CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Analysis (NL)

Reinhilde Veugelers – MSI, KU Leuven (BE); CEPR (UK)

Fabiana Visentin - College of Management, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)

John P. Walsh - School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (US)

Lorenzo Zirulia - University of Bologna; KITesS, Bocconi University (IT)




Organisation Committee

Cristiano Antonelli (University of Torino, Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Michele Cincera (Solvay School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Aldo Geuna (University of Torino; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Marco Guerzoni (University of Torino; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Cornelia Lawson (University of Torino; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Jacques Mairesse (CREST-INSEE, Paris; UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University)

Fabio Montobbio (University of Torino; Kites-Bocconi University)

Pier Paolo Patrucco (University of Torino; Brick-Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Paula Stephan (Georgia State University; NBER)

Reinhilde Veugelers (Faculty of Business and Economics, KU Leuven; CEPR, London)



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