Special Conference: Decoding the Complexity of Innovation

Monday, May 11, 2015
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

A day-long workshop presented by Center on Capitalism and Society and the Economics of Innovation Council of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. 


Introductory Remarks: Merit Janow, David Kappos, Edmund Phelps 

The Meaning of Innovation and Its Consequences: John Hagel

The Sources of Innovation: Anders Hoffman

The Character of the Innovator: David Rose

Mass Entrepreneurship in China: David Tse

The Rate of Indigenous Innovation: Phelps, Gylfi Zoega, Raicho Bojilov, Saifedean Ammous

The Determinants of Innovation and an "Index" of Dynamism: Phelps, Zoega, Bojilov, Ammous 

On Phelps and Team: Richard R. Nelson

Big Data Enablers of Innovation: Mahmoud Naghshineh

The Role of Government in Innovation: Mariana Muzzucato

On Muzzucato: Nelson

Individual Autonomy for Innovating and Achieving: Philip K. Howard

DIDI: A Case Study in Innovation: Edward Zhu

City Government Services for Innovators: Amini Kajunju

The Loss of Innovation in Large Companies: Hagel

Download the full agenda here.