“The Theory of Growth of New Sectors: The Triple Dynamics of Penrose,
Kuznets and Young”, Edith Penrose Centenary Conference”, SOAS,
University of London, November 14, 2014.
“Greater Boston’s Industrial Ecosystem: A Manufactory of Sectors”, 13th
Babbage Lecture, Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University,
November 12, 1914.
“Greater Boston’s Industrial Ecosystem: A Manufactory of Sectors”,
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester,
September 30, 2013.
“Triple Helix, Industry, and Green Growth”, Keynote Speaker, Triple Helix
Conference 2013, Senate House, London, 9 July 2013. http://new.livestream.
“The American System for Creating High Tech Industries: The Collective
Entrepreneurial Capability of Greater Boston”, Graduate School of
Management, St. Petersburg University, Russia, October 11, 2012.
“Techno-Historical Regional Economic Analysis Database (vTHREAD):
Massachusetts Applications”, presented at conference titled “The Next
Frontier of Regional Economic Statistics”, sponsored by the George
Washington Institute of Public Policy at George Washington University, in
partnership with the School of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, May
“Vannevar Bush: The Accidental Architect of Greater Boston’s High Tech
‘Mittelstand’”, Association of Business Historians Annual Conference,
Birmingham University, 7-9 July 2012.
“A Future for Manufacturing in the Border Region Economy: the Isle of
Ireland”, Keynote Address, conference titled Reviving the Border Region
Economy, sponsored by The Centre for Cross Border Studies in Ireland
Cavan, Ireland, 17 November 2011.
“From the Visible Hand to High-tech Business Systems: How America’s Post-
war Developmental State Countered Schumpeter’s Entrepreneurial
Pessimism”, Association of Business Historians Annual Conference,
Reading University, 1-2 July 2011.
“The American System of Creating High Tech Industries: The Historic Place
of Greater Boston”, DRUID Society, Copenhagen Business School, June 15,
“Making Ireland Grow Again: Characterizing, Measuring, Coordinating, and
Fostering Innovation Capabilities at the Enterprise, Sector and National
Levels”, Keynote Address, Centre for Innovation and Structural Change
Symposium: Smart Economy or Pipe Dream? Towards an Evidence-based
Understanding of the Challenges and Opportunities, Galway, Ireland, June 9,