In this post, we collect insights from the book which we hope will be particularly useful for policy makers designing crisis support for businesses, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in particular, during this time.
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Marieke Goettsch reflects on her first year at the Innovation Growth Lab with the five things she didn't know about IGL before joining.
Our team at the Innovation Growth Lab is quite international, but there is one thing we all shared growing up, whether we went to school in Germany, Spain, Hungary or the UK: our school textbooks almost exclusively featured straight, white men. They were the heros, poets, artists, scientists and revolutionaries - women, and especially people with different sexual or gender identities were largely invisible.
This month, we’re delighted to launch the IGL Working Paper Series. Our new series of working papers will showcase interesting trials in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship and business growth, alongside those funded by the IGL Grants Programme, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Argidius Foundation.
After the Winter Research Meeting in November, we’re highlighting the people behind the research - understanding the motivations for their work, the effect their research has on the wider world, and further research questions which have come to light over the course of their research. Part two joins Timm Opitz from the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition.
This blog, by guest bloggers Theo Roelandt and Henry van der Wiel, outlines the Dutch innovation vouchers trial and its implications for innovation policy.
Despite the growing awareness of the different approaches and techniques used to improve decision making, there is little scientific understanding of the best approach. In this IGL funded trial, researchers from Bocconi University present their findings from a randomised controlled trial (RCT) into whether adopting a scientific approach improves entrepreneurial decision making and firm performance.
After the Winter Research Meeting in November, we’re highlighting the people behind the research - understanding the motivations for their work, the effect their research has on the wider world, and further research questions which have come to light over the course of their research. Part one is with Jean Joohyun Oh of Columbia Business School.
Should governments offer business training at free or heavily subsidised prices, or instead charge prices that at least cover the cost of provision? Researchers from Bocconi University present their findings on this IGL-funded trial.
“It started with a visit to a shopping mall,” began Robert Dur, our afternoon keynote speaker at the IGL Winter Research Meeting in Amsterdam. Eszter Czibor rounds up our latest event - the IGL Winter Research Meeting.