Readership: Academics, researchers, and students in Business, Economics, and Finance; managers and general readers interested in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital; and Innovation policymakers
Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School
Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Finance and the Entrepreneurial Management Areas. He co-directs the National Bureau of Economic Research's Productivity, Research, and Innovation Program and serves as co-editor of their publication, Innovation Policy and the Economy. He founded and runs the Private Capital Research Institute, a non-profit devoted to encouraging data access to and research about venture capital and private equity. His research examines the structure and role of venture capital and private equity organizations,
in books such as The Venture Capital Cycle, The Money of Invention, and Boulevard of Broken Dreams, and policies towards intellectual property protection, and how they impact firm strategies in high-technology industries, as discussed in Innovation and Its Discontents and The Comingled Code.
1: The Search for Innovation and Growth
Part I: The Traditional Model
2: The Classic School
3: Critics and Change
Part II: The Venture Alternative
4: A New Approach
5: The Perils of Modernity
Part III: The Best of Both Worlds?
6: Postmodern Fusion
7: The Master Architect
8: Improving the Design