The Scarcity of Ideas: Use It, Lose It, or Bank It

Nov 10, 2009
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"The Scarcity of Ideas: Use It, Lose It, or Bank It"

The Barcelona GSE Research Network and Banc Sabadell presented the 17th Barcelona Economics Lecture on Tuesday, November 10 at the Banc Sabadell Auditorium. Professor Suzanne Scotchmer (UC Berkeley) discussed "The Scarcity of Ideas: Use It, Lose It, or Bank It" before an audience of GSE affiliated professors, researchers, and students.

Watch the full Barcelona GSE Lecture by Suzanne Scotchmer

Lecture recap and highlights

About our speaker

Suzanne Scotchmer is Professor of Economics, Law and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Her main academic interest at the moment is the economics, policy and law of innovation, including intellectual property. Suzanne Scotchmer was a guest speaker at the 17th Barcelona Economics Lecture. Prof. Scotchmer's lecture was broadcast live via streaming web video on the GSE's website, enabling the public in the city and around the world to follow the lecture and subsequent discussion in real time.