Workshop on University Education and Innovation

The aim of this workshop is to bring together scholars from different disciplines who conduct research within innovation and/or university education. The workshop is a one-day event organized around presentations within the field.

 

speakers

Lisa B. Kahn
ERIC VERHOOGEN
Andrew Webster
Fane Groes
Nirav Mehta
Edward Lazear
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

The workshop on University Education and Innovation, funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation under the grant “Socioeconomic Effects of Research-Based Education” will take place on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Copenhagen Business School. The aim of this workshop is to bring together scholars from different disciplines who conduct research within innovation and/or university education. Lisa Kahn (Yale School of Management), Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University), and Andrew Webster (University of York) will present their current research during the morning session under the theme “Innovation and University Education”. In the afternoon session, we will focus on “Public Policy and University Education”.  Fane Groes (CBS), Nirav Mehta (Western University) and Ed Lazear (Stanford University) will present their current work in the area. See a detailed program bellow.

Please register your participation in the workshop by sending an email to reception.eco@cbs.dk by May 15th.

 

08:50 – 09:00: Opening remarks

Morning Session: Innovation and University Education (Chairs – Moira Daly and Jane Vedel)

9:00 – 10:00: Lisa Kahn (Yale School of Management)

“Dropouts Need Not Apply: The Minimum Wage and Skill Upgrading”

10:00 – 11:00: Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University)

“Using Exchange Rates to Estimate Production Functions: Evidence from Colombia”

11:00 – 11:15:  Break

11:15 – 12:15: Andrew Webster (University of York, UK)

“Innovation in biomedicine: the skills-base for effective translation to the clinic”

12:15 – 13:30: Lunch

Afternoon Session: Public Policy and University Education (Chair – Fane Groes)

13:30 – 14:30: Fane Groes (Copenhagen Business School)

“How much do universities trade quality for quantity in the production of University graduates?”

14:30 – 15:30: Nirav Mehta (Western University, Canada)

“Optimal design of funding for university education” [TBC]

15:30 – 15:45:

Break

 

15:45 – 16:45: Edward P Lazear (Stanford Graduate School of Business)

“Why are some immigrant groups more successful than others?”

16:45 – 17:00: Closing remarks

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