DIW Berlin: Thema Unternehmen

Thema Unternehmen

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DIW Wochenbericht 4 / 2020

Weg zur Geschlechterparität in Spitzenpositionen ist nach wie vor weit: Interview

2020| Katharina Wrohlich, Vikki Schaefer
Diskussionspapiere 1843 / 2020

Merger Efficiency Gains: Evidence from a Large Transport Merger in France

Many industries are seeing an increase in concentration, leading to a discussion on the effectiveness of horizontal merger enforcement. The policy debate shows that one of the key arguments put forward when supporting potential mergers is the possibility of realization of merger efficiency gains, specifically in the transport industry. Yet, there exists little empirical evidence on the actual

2020| Ariane Charpin, Joanna Piechuka
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Industry Conversion Tables for German Firm-Level Data

In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-09-21] | Steffi Dierks, Alexander Schiersch, Jan Stede
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Firms’ Financial and Real Responses to Credit Supply Shocks: Evidence from Firm-Bank Relationships in Germany

We investigate the importance of firm-bank relationships for the international transmission of bank distress to the real economy. Using a large panel of matched financial statements of firms of all sizes and their relationship banks in Germany, we find that banks with losses from proprietary trading activities during the 2007/8 financial crisis decreased their lending, and that their firm

In: Journal of Financial Intermediation 41 (2020), 100773, 14 S. | Nadja Dwenger, Frank M. Fossen, Martin Simmler
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Determinants of Ownership Changes in the Market for Diabetes

Abstract:  This paper investigates the determinants of ownership changes of drug candidates in one of the most important current pharma markets —the market for diabetes. We in particular look at how do the competitive circumstances, progress in clinical development and radicalness of the drug candidates matter in these decisions. We use newly constructed, very granular dataset tracking

20.12.2019| Jan Malek
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

State-owned Firms and Payout Policy - Evidence from German Municipal Firms

This study investigates the payout policy of state-owned municipal firms. Based on insights from agency theory we derive an empirically testable model based on Lintner's corporate dividend policy model accounting for the characteristics of state-owned firms in terms of corporate governance and ownership structure. Exploiting a large and new panel dataset on German firms from the years 2003 to 20

22.11.2019| Astrid Cullmann, DIW Berlin & TU Berlin
Workshop

Workshop on Development Economics: "Firms and Productivity"

This workshop brings together high profile junior researchers from leading universities in Europe and the US, who present recent work on the nexus of firms and productivity in developing economies. The workshop is jointly organized by researchers from the DIW and the University of Munich (LMU). Attendance by invitation!

20.11.2019
Statements

Tesla-Werk ist ermutigendes Signal für Automobilstandort Deutschland

Zur Ankündigung des Elektroautobauers Tesla, ein Werk in der Region Berlin-Brandenburg zu errichten, äußert sich der DIW-Ökonom Alexander Schiersch, wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in der Abteilung Unternehmen und Märkte am Deutschen Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin), wie folgt:

13.11.2019| Alexander Schiersch
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Choosing between Explicit Cartel Formation and Tacit Collusion – An Experiment

Abstract: Antitrust authorities try to detect and sanction existing cartels and hinder the formation of new ones. Firms nevertheless try to collude while avoiding sanctions, for example by colluding tacitly instead of explicitly forming a cartel. In this paper, we focus on differences in the communication of firms that either form an explicit cartel or try to collude tacitly. The latter may still

08.11.2019| Maximilian Andres, University of Potsdam
Pressemitteilung

Hoher Anteil ländlicher Regionen hemmt ostdeutsches Produktivitätswachstum

Trotz Annäherungsprozess bleibt Produktivität in Ostdeutschland niedriger als in Westdeutschland, im industriellen Sektor beträgt der Rückstand rund 20 Prozent – Starke ländliche Prägung und Produktionsschwäche der weniger stark besiedelten städtischen Räume sind Gründe für Produktivitätsdefizit des Ostens – Maßnahmen

23.10.2019
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