Bronwyn H. Hall is professor emerita of economics at the University of California, Berkeley; visiting professor at the Max Planck Institute; and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

She has published numerous articles on the economics and econometrics of technical change and innovation and is the editor of the Handbook of the Economics of Innovation in the Elsevier series. Her research includes analysis of the use of intellectual property systems in developed and developing countries; the valuation of intangible (knowledge) assets; comparative firm-level research and development (R&D) investment and innovation studies; measuring the returns to R&D and innovation; and analysis of technology policies, such as R&D subsidies and tax incentives. She has made substantial contributions to applied economic research via the creation of software for econometric estimation and firm-level data sets for the study of innovation, including the widely used NBER data set for US patents.

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