Inaugural Meeting "The Economics of Science" (May 31 and June 1, 2012)


The inaugural meeting "The Economics of Science" takes place at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim on May 31 and June 1, 2012. The meeting (in German language) is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and is jointly organised as a workshop with the Project Management Agency of DLR (PT-DLR). The goal of the inaugural meeting is to discuss recent topics of the economics of science and to get a picture of the projects funded by the BMBF within the research theme "The Economics of Science". Paula Stephan, PhD, professor at Georgia State University, Atlanta (USA), will hold the inaugural lecture. Up to 100 persons may participate. Participation is free of charge, subscription deadline is on May 25, 2012.