Parallel Session C’ 9 July 2021

International Schumpeter Conference
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Friday 9 July 2021 – 18:30-20:10 (Italian Time) Parallel Session C


Creative Industries and PlatformsChair: Ekaterina Albats (417)

1. Beyond Platforms: Google’s Quest to Conquer Healthcare – 297
Author: Cecilia Rikap

2. The Evolution of Niche: Variety in Knowledge Networks in a Creative Industry – 316
Authors: Mark Bagley ; Ethan Gifford ; Maureen McKelvey

3. The Socio-Economic Conditions of Platform Workers: Evidence from Italian Survey Data – 354
Author: Dario Guarascio

4. Conceptualizing Digital Platforms as Means for University-Industry Intellectual Capital Exchange – 417
Authors: Ekaterina Albats ; Martin Kalthaus

5. The Global Stakeholder Capitalism Model of Digital Platforms: Current Challenges and Future Directions – 500
Authors: Harold Paredes;Frigolett ; Andreas Pyka Paper:


Global Value Chains; Chair: Ann Hipp (279)

1. Digital Products and Global Value Chains in an Agent Based Model – 271
Author: Jasper Hepp

2. Firm Entry, Value Chain Position and Industry Dynamics – 279
Authors: Ann Hipp ; Martin Kalthaus

3. Do Sectoral Innovation Systems Make a Difference in Sectoral Upgrading Within Global Value Chains? – 309
Author: Zhuqing Mao

4. The GVC Approach Limits to Developing Countries Realities in the Context of Industry 4.0: a Critical View from the Innovation Systems Approach – 454
Author: Marcelo Pereira Introini

5. Market Selection in Global Value Chains – 462
Author: Ivan Savin

Industrial Dynamics; Chair: Matteo Tubiana (391)

1. How Logarithms Blur our Vision in the Decomposition of Productivity Growth – 258
Authors: Simon Bruhn; Thomas Grebel ; Lionel Nesta

2. The Relevance of Capital Expenditures, R&D and Advertising for US;Listed Firms’ Growth in Sales, (1979-2018) – 328
Author: Joel Rabinovich

3. The Social Return of R&D Investments: Recent Insights from the most Prominent R&D Investors in the World – 391
Authors: Matteo Tubiana ; Elena Cefis ; Nicola Grassano

4. Mining Innovation, Technological Diversification and Profitability – 400
Author: Enrico Alessandri

5. Technology and Product Diversification: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms – 450
Author: Xiaodan Yu


Firm Demography; Chair: Daniele Giachini (392)

1. How the Accumulation of Innovations Shapes the Firms’ Demography in Industries – 323
Author: Pierre Laurent


2. On the Life Cycle of Industries: a new Taxonomy with Applications
Authors: Flavio Calvino; Clara Kögel

3. The Age Distribution of Business Firms
Authors: Daniele Giachini ; Mattia Guerini

4. North-South Divide: Sources of Divergence, Policies for Convergence – 360
Author: Lucrezia Fanti


Schumpeterian Theory; Chair: Davide Antonioli (479)

1. Kalecki’s the Demand Compensation Mechanism of Technological Change: a New Simplified Version of the Micro-Macro Multisectoral Model and some Methodological Improvements – 319
Author: Matheus Trotta Vianna

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2. Elites “from within”? Schumpeter and the Challenge of Endogenizing Economic Development – 424
Authors: Julien Pénin; Guichardaz Remy

3. Have We Really Escaped the Malthusian Trap? – 479
Authors: Davide Antonioli ; Federico Frattini

4. Schumpeterian Innovation System with Monetary Circuit – 485
Author: Takashi Seo

5. Competition in Transformational Processes: Polanyi & Schumpeter – 497
Authors: Theresa Hager; Johanna Rath ; Ines Heck


Routines and Creativity; Chair: Giuseppe Attanasi (495)

1. Populism and Ideological Convergence in a Multiparty System: Evidence from Finland – 304
Author: Tuuli Tähtinen

2. Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivators on Creative Collaboration: The Effect of Sharing Rewards – 491
Authors: Giuseppe Attanasi ; Ylenia Curci ; Patrick Llerena ; Giulia Urso

3. Target the Two: A Lab-in-the-Field Experiment on Creative Path – 495
Authors: Giuseppe Attanasi ; Massimo Egidi ; Elena Manzoni

4. Routine Versus Ad-hoc Pricing ; Experimental Analysis of Endogenous Routine Adoption – 507
Authors: Daniela Di Cagno ; Lorenzo Ferrari ; Werner Gueth ; Vittorio Larocca


Co-evolution of digital technologies, innovation and skills. Emerging transformations of the organization of innovation activities and productionChair: Silvia Massini (438)

1. Labor-saving technologies and occupational exposure,
Authors: Fabio Montobbio, Jacopo Staccioli, Maria Enrica Virgillito, Marco Vivarelli

2. Technological interdependencies, convergence and the emergence of new paradigms: The case of Additive Manufacturing,
Authors: Luca Grilli, Mattia Pedota, Lucia Piscitello

3. The Platform Economy Matures: Measuring Pervasiveness and Exploring Power,
Authors: Martin Kenney, Dafna Bearson, and John Zysman



Endogenous vs Exogenous Sources ; 2 – Chair: Anne Plunket (342)

1 Is Open Access a Disruptive Innovation or a “Reinforcing Innovation”? – 299
Author: Xijie Zhang

2 Extra-regional knowledge sourcing through inventor networks and patent novelty – 342
Author: Anne Plunket

3 Adversity and Opportunity as Drivers of Innovation: Evidence from Small Businesses in the Pandemic – 455
Authors: Kyung Min Lee ; John S. Earle ; Lokesh Dani ; Ray Bowman


4 When is an innovation intermediary an intermediary? Distinguishing intermediation from non-intermediation activities through a multiple case study – 467
Authors: Anna Bergek ; Joakim Aspeteg

5 R&D by MNC and Local Firms: The Case of Indian Patenting
Authors: Shantanu Singh


Sectoral EvidenceChair: Kerstin Hötte (289)

1. The diffusion of knowledge: Evidence from the Jet Age – 257
Authors: Fernando Stipanicic ; Stefan Pauly

2. Demand-pull and technology-push: What drives the direction of technological change? An empirical network-based approach – 289
Author: Kerstin Hötte

3. Technological Knowledge Absorption Capabilities in Latin American Bio-Pharmaceutical Sector. The Case of Brazil and Mexico ; 311
Author: Alenka Guzmán and Marco Antonio Pérez

4. Inbound innovation and knowledge sourcing for the transition to sustainable farming – 415
Author: Martina Ayoub