Networks, Innovation and Productivity: A Conference Recap

Abstract: How do employment targets affect firm dynamics? What is the relationship between inventor migration, and local productivity and knowledge spillovers? How are surplus gains from inventions distributed? These were among the questions addressed by economists during a recent Richmond Fed research conference. Economists from the Richmond Fed, research universities and other institutions met in Richmond for a conference in May. Researchers presented papers on a variety of topics, including digital advertising, R&D allocation, production networks, and knowledge creation and diffusion.

Keywords: advertising; employment; East Germany; supply; microeconomics; macroeconomics; Innovation; Knowledge diffusion; production networks; labor market; Endogenous productivity;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Part of Series: Richmond Fed Economic Brief

Publication Date: 2023-05

Volume: 23

Issue: 17