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“I Want to, But I Also Need to”: Start-Ups Resulting from Opportunity and Necessity

When unemployed persons start businesses, they are often characterized as necessity entrepreneurs because push motives, namely their unemployment, likely prompted their decision. Based on a panel data set of more than 2600 start-ups by unemployed ...

In: From Industrial Organization to Entrepreneurship : A Tribute to David B. Audretsch
S. 247-265
| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2018

Lost Diversity: Business Lending in the Centralised Banking System of the UK

Aufbauend auf der Klassifikation vom dezentralen und zentralen Banking untersucht dieser Beitrag die Diversität in der Unternehmenskreditvergabe des Vereinigten Königreichs. Anhand von Experteninterviews und Literaturrecherche wurde die Distanz in ..

2018| Franz Flögel, Stefan Gärtner
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 ...

22.11.2019| Astrid Cullmann, DIW Berlin & TU Berlin
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 ...

2020| Ariane Charpin, Joanna Piechuka
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Optimal Benefit-Based Corporate Income Tax

Abstract:   I derive an optimal benefit-based corporate tax rate formula as a function of the public input elasticity of profits and the (net of) tax elasticity of profits. I argue that the existence of the corporate income tax should be ...

28.02.2020| Simon Naitram, University of the West Indies, Barbados
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
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2018

Post-financial Crisis Times: Only a Short Phase of Re-intermediation and Re-direction to Boring Banking Business Models? Regulatory Burden, Fintech Competition and Concentration Processes

Die Analyse beleuchtet die Aspekte diversifizierter Marktstrukturen sowie regional ausgerichteter Geschäftsmodelle als vorteilhaft für Finanzstabilität. Heterogenität schützt vor gleichgerichtetem Marktverhalten. Regionale Kreditinstitute können das

2018| Karl-Peter Schackmann-Fallis, Mirko Weiß

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 ...

Research Project

Public investment as a driver of private investment

The project examines the transmission channels between public investment and private investment activity in Germany, estimating the aggregate relationship with econometric models, focusing on the specific effects of individual investment categories ...

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Firms and Markets
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 ...

08.11.2019| Maximilian Andres, University of Potsdam
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