Center for the Study of Innovation and Productivity (CSIP) This research organization is located at the Federal Reserve Bank of
San Francisco. It "was founded in recognition of the critical
importance of innovation and productivity to the economy and the
prevalence of innovative sectors in the 12th Federal Reserve
District." They offer studies by staff economists and visiting
scholars (who produce both regular academic papers as well as shorter
analyses) as well as sponsoring conferences. They also provide
data in this area.