Making innovation benefit all: Policies for inclusive growth

Speaker: Caroline Paunov , Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

Refreshments: 12:00 PM

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Location: Seminar Room G882 (Hewlett Room)

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Host: Internet Policy Research Initiative, MIT CSAIL

Contact: Melanie Robinson, 617-253-0856,

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In shaping the compensation of labor and capital, innovation and new technology have impacts on the distribution of income. Schumpeter’s innovation-based model of economic growth predicts distributional consequences: entrepreneurs introducing new products are rewarded by monopoly rents, while those relying on now obsolete products fall from creative destruction. There is evidence that digital innovation has magnified these impacts. The presentation will discuss questions that are critical to the innovation for inclusive growth policy agenda. The answers provided will draw on the quantitative and qualitative evidence produced in the context of the OECD’s “Innovation for Inclusive Growth” project (

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