NC-1034 Program, 2011

  • Friday March 25

    2:15 – 3:45


    Gregory Graff (Colorado State) and Brian Wright (UC-Berkeley)

    Structuring Public Private Research Alliances: Allocating Intellectual Property and Control Rights to Optimize Collaborative R&D in Bioenergy


    David Bullock (Illinois) and Flordeliza Bardey (Philippine Rice Research Institute)

    A Discussion about the “Efficiency” of US Ethanol Policy


    Jessica Schuring, Wallace Huffman, and Xing Fan (Iowa State)

    Genetically Modified Crops and Midwestern Farm Production: Evidence at the State Level over 1960-2004


    3:45 – 4:00 Break


    4:00 – 5:30


    Guanming Shi (Wisconsin)

    An Analysis of Productivity of Biotech Seeds: The Case of US Corn Hybrids


    Kyriakos Drivas (UC-Berkeley), Zhen Lei (Penn State), and Brian Wright (UC-Berkeley)

    The Role of Exclusive Licensing in Follow-on Research of Academic Patented Inventions


    Sun Ling Wang, David Schimmelpfennig, and Eldon Ball (USDA – ERS)

    Is Agricultural Productivity Slowing? The Case of US and EU Countries


    Saturday March 26

    9:00 – 10:30


    Panel Discussion led by Carl Pray, Timothy Dalton, David Zilberman and others.

    Can NC-1034 play a role in strengthening African agricultural science and technology policy? Strengthening African agricultural science and technology policy


    10:30 – 10:45 Break

    10:45 – 12:15


    Keith Fuglie (USDA, ERS)

    Global Agricultural Productivity Growth


    George Frisvold (Arizona)

    Resistance Management and Sustainable Use of Biotechnology


    David Bullock (Illinois)

    A New Measure of the Producer Welfare Effects of Technological Change


    12:30 – 2:00 Lunch / NC-1034 Business Meeting / Adjourn