Date and Time:
Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Warren Hall Faculty Reading Room
Zorina Khan is Chair and Professor of Economics at Bowdoin College, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research explores questions of law and economics from an historical perspective, and has received such honors as the Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship; and the Griliches Fellowship, which the NBER grants once every two years to an empirical economist. Professor Khan has published widely on intellectual property and innovation, and her book, The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920, was awarded the Alice Hanson Jones Biennial Prize for an outstanding work in North American economic history.