Bronwyn H. Hall

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Bronwyn H. Hall

Professor

Fields
Applied econometrics and industrial organization, economics of technical change
Current Research
Innovation and patent policy; incentives, tax treatment, and financing for public and private R&D, including international comparisons; valuation of intangible corporate assets, especially knowledge assets; panel data estimation (linear and nonlinear models; count data models; dynamic factor models); patents as indicators of innovative output; firm size and growth; effect of corporate restructuring and mergers on innovation and R&D; innovation in the ICT, software, and green technology sectors.
Current Status
Emeritus
Research Interests
Panel data estimation (linear and nonlinear models; count data models; dynamic factor models); patents as indicators of innovative output; firm size and growth; effect of corporate restructuring and mergers on innovation and R&D; market valuation of R&D and patents

About Bronwyn H. Hall

Bronwyn H. Hall is Emerita Professor at the University of California at Berkeley, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, and a Visiting Fellow at NIESR, London. She currently serves as an associate editor of the Economics of Innovation and New Technology, and of Industrial and Corporate Change. She is a also a member of several advisory boards (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, European Patent Office, DIW - German Institute for Economic Research). She received a B.A. in physics from Wellesley College in 1966 and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 1988.