Benjamin Jones is the Gordon and Llura Gund Family Professor in Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Strategy, at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. An NBER affiliate since 2005, his research focuses on the role of innovation and scientific progress in contributing to economic growth.
Heidi Williams is a Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. Her research focuses on how society can best support science and innovation, and how we can best ensure that science and innovation generate broad benefits to society. She has been an NBER affiliate since 2010.