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Monday, July 2 • 1:15pm - 2:25pm
Are We Truly Innovative?
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Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen is the Holbert C. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University. He is the author of numerous books, including The New York Times best-selling The Great Stagnation and his most recent book An Economist Gets Lunch. He writes frequently for many publications including the Sunday Business section of the New York Times. The Economist magazine recently named him one of the most influential economists over the last decade, and... Read More →
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Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at the Center of Digital Business at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects business. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete. At a higher level, McAfee’s work also investigates how computerization affects competition itself—the struggle among rivals for dominance and... Read More →
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Andrew Ross Sorkin

Andrew Ross Sorkin is a financial columnist for The New York Times and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” He is the founder and editor-at-large of DealBook, a long-running online daily financial report. In 2011, HBO made Sorkin’s best-selling book Too Big to Fail into a film. Sorkin served as a co-producer on the project, and the film went on to garner eleven Emmy Award nominations and three Golden Globe nominations. The... Read More →
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Vijay Vaitheeswaran

Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran is an award-winning journalist, author, and public speaker. The Financial Times recently proclaimed him to be “a writer to whom it is worth paying attention.” A 20-year veteran of The Economist, he is currently the magazine’s China business and finance editor. Kirkus Reviews has called Need, Speed, and Greed, Vaitheeswaran’s new book on global innovation, “the perfect primer for the... Read More →

Monday July 2, 2012 1:15pm - 2:25pm
Doerr-Hosier, McNulty Room