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Diskussionspapiere 1713 / 2017

Modern Public Enterprises: Organisational Innovation and Productivity

In advanced economies, state-owned enterprises play an important role in sectors of general interest such as energy and water supply. The conditions under which they operate have changed fundamentally since 1998, with new strategies required for ...

2017| Caroline Stiel
Diskussionspapiere 1723 / 2018

Opportunity versus Necessity Entrepreneurship: Two Components of Business Creation

A common finding in the entrepreneurship literature is that business creation increases in recessions. This counter-cyclical pattern is examined by separating business creation into two components: “opportunity” and “necessity” entrepreneurship. ...

2018| Robert W. Fairlie, Frank M. Fossen
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
Weitere Aufsätze

“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
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
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Determinants of M&A in the Pharmaceutical Industry

20.12.2019| Jan Malek
Workshop

European banking landscape between diversity, competition and concentration

Workshop organization: Hans-Helmut Kotz (SAFE, Harvard) and Dorothea Schäfer (DIW Berlin) in cooperation with Horst Gischer, head of Forschungszentrums für Sparkassenentwicklung e.V. at the University of Magdeburg. The workshop is ...

25.06.2019
Research Project

Examining individualized feedback on financial behavior of small entrepreneurs in Uganda

Small entrepreneurs in developing countries have considerable shortcomings in their financial behavior which hinder their advancement. Thus interventions have been conducted in order to improve financial education and, in the end, financial behavior. ...

Current Project| International Economics
Weekly Report

The Greek private sector remains full of untapped potential

Private businesses’ nominal value added in Greece has fallen by 38 percent over the last ten years. Micro firms were hit particularly hard. Despite efforts to stabilize the macroeconomic environment, there are only weak signs of recovery. ...

18.07.2018| Alexander S. Kritikos
Research Project

Increasing Differences in Productivity

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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