The NBER hosted a Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW) meeting, "Measuring and Accounting for Innovation in the 21st Century," in Washington, D.C., on March 10-11. Carol Corrado of The Conference Board, Javier Miranda of the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Jonathan Haskel of Imperial College London, and Research Associate Daniel Sichel of Wellesley College organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:
Charles Hulten, University of Maryland and NBER, and Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, "We See the Digital Revolution Everywhere Except in Real GDP"
Katharine Abraham and John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER, and Kristin Sandusky and James Spletzer, Bureau of the Census, "Measuring the Gig Economy: Current Knowledge and Open Issues"
Dominique Guellec and Caroline Paunov, OECD, "Digital Innovation and the Distribution of Income"
Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim, and Zoltan Wolf, Bureau of the Census, and John Haltiwanger, "Innovation, Productivity Growth, and Productivity Dispersion"
Wesley Cohen, Duke University and NBER, and You-Na Lee and John Walsh, Georgia Institute of Technology, "Measuring the Several Faces of Innovation"
Emin Dinlersoz, Nathan Goldschlag, and Nikolas Zolas, Bureau of the Census, and Amanda Myers, Patent and Trademark Office, "An Anatomy of Trademarking by Firms in the United States"
Nathan Goldschlag, Ron Jarmin, and Nikolas Zolas, Bureau of the Census, and Julia Lane, New York University, "The Link between University R&D, Human Capital, and Business Startups"
Javier Miranda and Nikolas Zolas, "Measuring the Impact of Household Innovation Using Administrative Data"
Pierre Mohnen, Maastricht University (Netherlands), and Michael Polder and George van Leeuwen, Statistics Netherlands, "ICT and Innovation"
Wen Chen, Bart Los, and Marcel Timmer, University of Groningen (Netherlands), "Measuring the Returns to Intangibles: A Global Value Chain Approach"
Alexis Grimm, Bureau of Economic Analysis, "Trends in U.S. Trade in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Services and in ICT-Enabled Services"
Kenneth Flamm, University of Texas at Austin, "Has Moore's Law Been Suspended or Repealed? An Empirical Economic Analysis of the Pace of Innovation in Semiconductors"
David Byrne, Federal Reserve Board, and Carol Corrado, "Accounting for Innovation in Consumer ICT Services"
David Byrne, Carol Corrado, and Daniel Sichel, Wellesley College and NBER, "The Rise of Cloud Computing: Minding Your Ps and Qs"
Ana Aizcorbe and David Wasshausen, Bureau of Economic Analysis, "BEA Deflators for Information and Communications Technology Goods and Services: Historical Analyses and Future Plans"
Summaries of these papers are at: