Towards a tangible agenda for intangibles


Towards a tangible agenda for intangibles


Tuesday 17 October 2017, 10:00 — 14:00

This workshop will provide an overview of the latest issues arising in research on intangible assets as well as recent efforts to develop data on intangibles. The objective of the workshop is to identify how the research agenda might best be taken forward with a view to improving measurement of intangibles.

This workshop is hosted by the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) and will take place at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), 2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HE.


09.30 Registration

10.00 Welcome and introductions by Rebecca Riley (ESCoE, NIESR)

10.15 Recent advancements in research on intangibles: concepts, methods and empirical evidence by Cecilia Jona-Lasinio (ISTAT and LUISS Lab of European Economics)

11.00 New estimates of intangible investment in the UK by Philip Wales, Rachel O’Brien and Josh Martin (ONS Productivity Team)

12.00 Lunch

12.45 The Rise of Cloud Computing: Minding your P’s and Q’s (and K’s) by David Byrne (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System), Carol Corrado (Conference Board), and Daniel Sichel (Wellesley College and NBER)

13.30 Discussion chaired by Mary O’Mahony (ESCoE, King’s College London)

14.00 Close

Philip Wales

David Byrne

Daniel Sichel