Franco Malerba is Professor of Industrial Economics and Director of CESPRI at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. His primary research interest includes industrial organization, industrial dynamics, the economics of innovation and the theory of the firm. His current research concentrates on modeling industrial economics; sectoral dynamics; the theory of the firm; innova-tion and international competitiveness; Technological specialization of firms of firms and countries. He received his Ph.D. in economics in 1983 from Yale University.
Instituto di Economia Politica e CESPRI,
Richard Nelson is George Blumenthal Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. His central research interests have been in long run economic change, with a particular focus on technological advance and the institutions, including business firms, that are involved in advancing and employing technology. He received his Ph. D. from Yale University. Before coming to Columbia, he taught at Yale University, served with the Council of Economic Advisors in
Washington, and was a researcher at the Rand Corporation.
Luigi Orsenigo is Professor of Industrial Economics at the University of Brescia and Deputy Director of CESPRI, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy His primary research interests include the economics of innovation, industrial dynamics and evolutionary theory. His current research concentrates on models of industrial evolution, and on the theoretical and empirical analysis of the patterns of industrial dynamics, with particular reference to the pharmaceutical industry. He
received his Ph.D. in 1989 from the Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex.
University of Brescia and CESPRI, Bocconi University
Sidney G. Winter is the Deloitte and Touche Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His primary research interests include evolutionary models of firm and industries, organizational learning and the development of organizational capabilities. His current research concentrates on issues related to knowledge transfer and the determinants of firm scope. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1964.
The Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania
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