Patents

Influencing Innovation: Government’s Role in Subsidizing R&D

Firms often underinvest in research and development (R&D) when there is no government intervention. There are many uncertainties and risks...

Technology as an Urban Solution to Economic Decline

Research shows that US cities recover more quickly from economic crises when they possess a workforce with a technologically diverse knowledge base that can be readily applied to related areas.

Driving Innovation: Firm Diversity and the Startup Ecosystem

Diversity of firm size is arguably a vital contributor to a region’s innovation.

Weaken the US Patent System to Encourage Innovation

Does current US patent law protect entrepreneurs or inhibit innovation?