Gerben Bakker

Associate Professor of Economic History, London School of Economics

Gerben Bakker is Associate Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics. His main field of interest is the long-run analysis of innovation within firms and industries and its effect on over-all productivity growth. He has completed four award-winning research programmes on the history of the live entertainment, the motion picture and music industries, and on the trade in news. He has also acted as a Specialist Advisor for the House of Lords and as a consultant for the Department of Business. He is currently working on the long-run evolution of firms’ research and development outlays and on the role of particular industries in aggregate economic growth.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey