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  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Access to Digital Finance: Equity Crowdfunding across Countries and Platforms

    Financing entrepreneurship spurs innovation and economic growth. Digital financial platforms that crowdfund equity for entrepreneurs have emerged globally, yet they remain poorly understood. We model equity crowdfunding in terms of the relationship between the number of investors and the amount of money raised per pitch. We examine heterogeneity in the average amount raised per pitch that is associated ...

    In: PloS one 19 (2024), 1, e0293292, 17 S. | Saul Estrin, Susanna Khavul, Alexander S. Kritikos, Jonas Löher
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The internationalisation of R&D: Past, Present and Future

    In this perspective paper we discuss major trends that will shape the internationalisation of business R&D in the future. New scientific discoveries will provide new opportunities to innovate; the growing scientific capabilities in emerging economies will create new hot spots for relevant knowledge; new research activities will emerge from the need to combat climate change; digital technologies including ...

    In: International Business Review 33 (2024), 1, 102191, 10 S. | Bernhard Dachs, Sara Amoroso, Davide Castellani, Marina Papanastassiou, Max von Zedtwitz
  • Other refereed essays

    SOEP-LEE2: Linking Surveys on Employees to Employers in Germany

    This article presents the new linked employee-employer study of the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP-LEE2), which offers new research opportunities for various academic fields. In particular, the study contains two waves of an employer survey for persons in dependent work that is also linkable to the SOEP, a large representative German annual household panel (SOEP-LEE2-Core). Moreover, SOEP-LEE2 includes ...

    In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (2024), im Ersch. [Online first: 2023-07-25] | Wenzel Matiaske, Torben Dall Schmidt, Christoph Halbmeier, Martina Maas, Doris Holtmann, Carsten Schröder, Tamara Böhm, Stefan Liebig, Alexander S. Kritikos
  • Externe Monographien

    Access to digital finances: Equity Crowdfunding across Countries and Platforms

    Financing entrepreneurship spurs innovation and economic growth. Digital financial platforms that crowdfund equity for entrepreneurs have emerged globally, yet they remain poorly understood. We model equity crowdfunding in terms of the relationship between the number of investors and the amount of money raised per pitch. We examine heterogeneity in the average amount raised per pitch that is associated ...

    Potsdam: CEPA, 2024, 27 S.
    (CEPA Discussion Papers ; 72)
    | Saul Estrin, Susanna Khavul, Alexander S. Kritikos, Jonas Löher
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    German Financial State Aid during Covid-19 Pandemic: Higher Impact among Digitalized Self-Employed

    In: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development 36 (2024), 1/2, S. 76-97 | Irene Bertschek, Jörn Block, Alexander S. Kritikos, Caroline Stiel
  • Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    BigTech and Start-Ups: Multi-Product Mergers and Innovation

    The acquisitions of startups by Google, Amazon, Meta, Amazon and Microsoft have steadily increased over the past years and have become more diversified. The current discussion about strategic motives for such acquisitions is vivid – especially in light of present concerns about the market power of gatekeepers, faster technological advances and digitalization. The principal question remains whether...

    01.11.2023| Claudia Salim, University of Klagenfurt
  • Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Local Currency Pricing by Firms: Evidence from China’s Renminbi (RMB) Reforms

    This paper examines the impact of RMB internationalization reforms on invoicing currency choices of firms exporting to China. Using detailed French customs data spanning 2011-2017, it documents three novel stylized facts on RMB adoption and suggests a novel mechanism that drives the self-selection of firms into RMB invoicing. Additionally, it provides causal estimates of the impact of RMB use on...

    20.09.2023| Sonali Chowdhry, DIW Berlin
  • Research Project

    Scaling up of SMEs

    The project seeks to identify the share of productive and fast-growing firms in the economy, their characteristics such as sector, location (urban/rural, low-density, high-density, etc.), size and age since formation, and their growth performance. Furthermore, it will be analyzed - as far as the data situation allows - which factors contribute to the success.

    Current Project| Entrepreneurship
  • Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    Are M&As Spurring or Stifling Innovation? - Evidence from Antidiabetic Drug Development

    The innovation impact of acquisitions of small targets with products close to launch by large product market incumbents is currently debated, weighing whether incumbents might preemptively terminate or “kill” the innovative projects of these targets. This paper provides empirical evidence on which M&A deals spur and which stifle innovation. To this end, we not only look at the product market...

    15.03.2023| Jo Seldeslachts, DIW Berlin & KU Leuven
  • Workshop

    Workshop Economic and Psychological Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Self-employed

    Based on various data sources, the workshop will examine the economic and psychological situation of the self-employed three years after the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. Next to analyzing the immediate impact of the crisis, the workshop will address the adjustment measures taken by the self-employed and the long-term consequences. Possible research questions include what strategies the self...

    18.01.2023
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