E2. Technology and innovation

The topics covered by this session include any original research and comprehensive review papers in theoretical, quantitative, mathematical, computational, empirical technology and innovation that are concerned with: alternative types of technology; management of technology and innovation; industrial organization; R&D; economic growth; convergence; forecasting; innovation process; regulation; intellectual property (IP); patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets; triadic patents; unilateral patents; legal protection; economic damages; actual and potential economic value; citation and value measures of IP significance; patent licensing value; IP litigation; diffusion of scientific publications; valuing intangible assets; globalization; knowledge spillovers; international direct investment; outward direct investment; inward indirect investment; exports; cross-border mergers; mergers and acquisitions.