DIW Berlin: Thema Märkte

Thema Märkte

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Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Market Concentration in Europe: Evidence based on Antitrust Markets (cancelled)

Abstract:  An increasing body of empirical evidence has documented trends to risen concentration, profits, markups, and market power in many industries across the world since the 1980s. Several factors – such as globalisation, digitisation, the increased role of intangible assets and sunk costs, as well as M&A activity and the (under)enforcement of merger control– have been

13.03.2020| Tomaso Duso
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Battling Antibiotic Resistance: Can Machine Learning Improve Prescribing?

Abstract:  Antibiotic misuse due to prescribing under diagnostic uncertainty is a leading driver of antibiotic resistance. We investigate the magnitude and mechanisms by which machine learning predictions can enable policies that reduce antibiotic misuse. Building on predictions from administrative data on urinary tract infections in Denmark, we evaluate counterfactual policies that replace

14.02.2020| Hannes Ullrich

Bauwirtschaft wächst stärker als die deutsche Gesamtwirtschaft

Bauwirtschaft wird in diesem und im nächsten Jahr nominal um mehr als sechs Prozent, real um rund drei Prozent zulegen – Eckpfeiler des Aufwärtstrends bleibt der Wohnungsbau, 2019 hat vor allem der Neubau kräftig zugenommen – Politik sollte langfristige Investitionsanreize setzen und Genehmigungsverfahren straffen Die Bauwirtschaft ist und bleibt eine Stütze der

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

Data Network Effects: The Example of Internet Search

Abstract:   The rise of dominant firms in data driven industries is often credited to their alleged data advantage. Empirical evidence lending support to this conjecture is lacking. In this paper, we show that data as an input into machine learning tasks displays features that favor the hypothesis that data is a source of market power. We study the search result quality for search keywords on

06.12.2019| Maximilian Schäfer
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Partitioned Pricing and Consumer Welfare

Abstract:   In online commerce, obfuscation strategies by sellers are hypothesized to mislead consumers to their detriment and to the profit of sellers. One such obfuscation strategy is partitioned pricing in which the price is split into a base price and add-on fees. While empirical evidence suggests that partitioned pricing impacts consumer decisions through salience effects, its consumer

06.12.2019| Kevin Tran

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

Incumbency Advantage: Theory and Possible Applications

Joanna and Christoph will do a joint IOBB to exchange ideas on a possible project on incumbency advantage and mergers in procurement auctions. In the first part of the seminar, they will discuss possible theoreotical explanations and consequences of incumbency advantage. This will open the floor for discussion on how data from procurement auctions in the French urban transport industry can be

01.11.2019| Christoph Wolf, Bocconi University, Joanna Piechucka
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Evaluation of Bidding Groups in First-price Auctions

Abstract: In this paper, we analyze bidding groups that participate in procurement auctions. Our main question is to ask, whether in the absence of the joint bid, there could have been two or more independent bids and if yes, these bids yield a different final outcome. We utilize data from the Austrian construction sector and estimate models of first-price sealed-bid auctions with endogenous entry

11.10.2019| Christine Zulehner, University of Vienna
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