Awards and Activities

Honors and Awards

Highlights of recent professional activities.

  • Keynote address, WINIR Symposium on the Legacy of Ludwig Lachmann, April 12, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa.  Related podcast interview.
  • Invited written evidence, UK House of Lords inquiry into online platforms and the EU Digital Single Market, January 2016.
  • Invited participant, International Colloquium on Capitalism and the Corporation: Today and Yesterday, October 23-25, 2014, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.
  • Invited speaker, International Workshop on Institutions and Economic Change, September, 20-21, 2013, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK.
  • Keynote Lecture, Ratio Institute Colloquium for Young Social Scientists 2013: Technological Discontinuities and Industrial Transformation, August 23, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Director, Intensive Course on Modularity and Design for Innovation, Fourteenth Trento Summer School, Programme in Adaptive Economic Dynamics, University of Trento, July 1-12, 2013, Trento, Italy.
  • Breakfast Keynote, "The Digital Inventor: How Entrepreneurs Compete on Platforms," February 24, 2012, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA.
  • Sponsored talk on "Insights from Joseph Schumpeter for these Trying Economic Times," November 8, 2011, BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • Keynote address, Conference on "Open Source, Innovation, and New Organizational Forms," August 1, 2011, Institutions and Political Economy Group, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Invited speaker, conference on “Institutions and National Competiveness,” August 9-11, 2010, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Invited speaker, conference on "The Future of Industry and Innovation in Asia: Firms, Networks and Alliances," July 8-9, 2010, Stanford University.
  • Visiting International Fellow, Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), June 2010. Visited Lancaster, London, and Edinburgh.
  • Invited participant, Searle Research Roundtable on The Limits of Antitrust Revisited, Northwestern University School of Law, October 29-30, 2009, Chicago.
  • Endowed Lecture on Joseph Schumpeter, Engineering Program and Department of Economics, Union College, October 1, 2009, Schenectady, New York.
  • Invited speaker, Symposium on Joseph Schumpeter: His Work and Legacy, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, April 18, 2008, Harvard University.
  • Invited speaker, International Workshop on Marshall and the Marshallians on Industrial Economics, Hitotsubashi University, March 15-16, 2008, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Invited speaker, Kyoto International Conference on Evolutionary Dynamics of Business Groups in Emerging Economies, Kyoto University and Doshisha University, November 26-28, 2007, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Invited speaker, 7th International Symposium on Evolutionary Economics “Evolutionary Theory, Self-Reproduction and Economic Development,” Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Science, September 14-15, 2007, Pushchino, Russia.
  • Keynote lecturer, international workshop on “Internal Organisation, Cooperative Relationships among Firms and Competitiveness,” January 19-20, 2007, Lucca, Italy.
  • Invited Lecturer, European Summer School in the New Institutional Economics, May 15-20, 2006, Cargèse, Corsica.
  • Delivered two days of lectures on the economics of organization at Beijing Jiaotong University, March 22 and 24, 2005, Beijing, China.
  • Inaugural Lecture as Adjunct (Honorary) Professor in Strategy and Business History, Department of Management, Politics, and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, January 7, 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Director, Intensive course in institutional economics, Fifth Trento Summer School, Programme in Adaptive Economic Dynamics, University of Trento, June 28-July 9, 2004, Trento, Italy.
  • Delivered the Graz Schumpeter Lectures, June 3-8, 2004, Graz, Austria.
  • Invited participant, National Science Foundation workshop on Science of Design: Software-Intensive Systems," November 2-4, 2003, Airlie, Virginia.
  • Presenter and panelist, Leverhulme conference on "Digital Transformations: ICT's Impact on Productivity: Economies, Industries and Firms," London Business School, October 1, 2003.
  • Keynote speaker, international conference on The Evolution of Institutions and the Knowledge Economy, October 4-5, 2002, Debrecen, Hungary.
  • Panelist, Professional Development Workshop on "Research on Technology Standards: Present Perspectives and Future Agenda," Academy of Management annual meeting, August 5, 2001, Washington, DC.
  • Keynote speaker, Second Brazilian Seminar on the New Institutional Economics, March 21-23, 2001, Campinas, Brazil.
  • Invited speaker, George Mason University Conference on Dynamic Competition and Public Policy, December 16-17, 1998, Washington, DC.
  • Faculty speaker, first annual Social Science Research Council-MacArthur Foundation graduate student workshop, August, 7-8, 1998, Airlie, Virginia.
  • Invited speaker, Economic Outlook Conference, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC), May 16, 1998, Xiamen, China.
  • Keynote address, annual meeting of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), September 5, 1995, Juan-les-Pins, France.
  • "Book launch" of Langlois and Robertson, Firms, Markets, and Economic Change, Institute of Economic Affairs, June 29, 1995, London.