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Bhaven N. Sampat
Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Public Affairs, and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).[email protected]
Bhaven N. Sampat is an economist by training, and a Professor in Arizona State University’s (ASU’s) School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Public Affairs, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He is a founding member of NBER’s Innovation Information Initiative (I3), a data collaborative for open innovation data and related analytics, tools, & metrics (https://iii.pubpub.org/).
Sampat’s research focuses on the economics and political economy of innovation and innovation policy. Among other topics, he has studied US and global life science patent policy, the politics and economics of publicly funded science, the roles of the government in pharmaceutical innovation, the economic history of the US biomedical research enterprise, and the use of patent data as economic indicators.
Sampat was formerly an assistant, associate, and full professor at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. He joined ASU in 2023, and is based at Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes (CSPO) in Washington DC.
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