IO/Finance Seminar 2009/2010

The DIW Berlin „Information Society and Competition“ and “Innovation, Manufacturing, Service” joint seminar focuses on advances in applied microeconomics, industrial organization, finance and economic policy issues.

Thursday, 16:00 – 18:00, DIW Berlin, Gustav Schmoller Room (1.2.026)


Dennis Gärtner, University of Zurich:

Making Sense of Non-Binding Retail-Price Recommendations

* Artur Cecil Pigou Room (1.2.027)


Bronwyn Hall, University of California, Berkeley:

Innovation and Productivity in SMEs. Empirical Evidence for Italy

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** Tuesday


Heiner Schumacher, Goethe-University Frankfurt:

Pain and Precautions – A Theory of Health Insurance


Viktor Slavtchev, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena:

The Location of University Spinoffs


Mikhail Drugov, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid:

Financing Experimentation

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Ganna Pogrebna, Columbia University, New York:

Innovation, Entry into Multiple Markets and Unobserved Heterogeneity

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Jonathan Tan, University of Nottingham:

Strategic Alliances: Collaboration, Competition and Inequality


Robert Schmidt, Humboldt University of Berlin

Market Share Dynamics in a Model with Search and Word-of-Mouth Communication


Gergely Csorba, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Separating the Ex Post Effects of Mergers: An Analysis of Structural Changes on the Hungarian Retail Gasoline Market

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Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Berlin

Starting an R&D Project Under Uncertainty


Volker Nocke, University of Mannheim

Vertical Relations Under Credit Constraints

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Jianyu Yu, Toulouse School of Economics

Quality Provision and Farmer Inclusion of Agricultural Cooperative

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Miriam van Praag, University of Amsterdam

Returns for Entrepreneurs versus Employees – The effect of education and personal control on the relative performance of entrepreneurs vis-à-vis wage employees

Joint IO/Finance, BeNa Seminar
***Wednesda, 18:00 - 19:30, Schumpeter Hall


Özlem Bedre-Defolie, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Berlin

Countervailing Power Hypothesis and Waterbed Effects

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