Programme

Joint CEPR conferences on Incentive, Management and Organization and Entrepreneurship

Copenhagen, 7-9 September 2017

Made possible through the financial support of Industriens Fond

Organised by
The Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Chair in the INO department of the Copenhagen Business School,
The Niels Bohr Chair at the Department of  Economics, University of Copenhagen, and
the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Programme

Thursday 7 September
Copenhagen University,
Building 35, Floor 3
Gammeltoftsgade. Entrance through the gate opposite number 12B.
DK-1355 Copenhagen

8:00-9:00

Registration and Coffee with Danish

Session Chair: Morten Bennedsen, University of Copenhagen, INSEAD & CEPR
9:00-10:00

Making Managers Matter
Matthias Heinz, University of Cologne & CEPR (with Guido Friebel and Nick Zubanov)
Slides

Discussant: Maria Guarderlupe, INSEAD & CEPR

10:00-11:00

The Diffusion of Knowledge via Managers’ Mobility
Giordano Mion, University of Sussex & CEPR (with Luca David Opromolla and Alessandro Sforza)
Slides

Discussant: Giovanni Valentini, IESE

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

Communication and Organization
Session Chair: Jean-Etienne de Bettignies, Smith School of Business, Queens University
11:30-12:30

Face-to-face communication in organisations
Jordi Blanes i Vidal, London School of Economics & CEPR (with Diego Battiston and Tom Kirchmaier)
Slides

Discussant: Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR

12:30-13:30

Communication and the organization of firms across space
Anna Gumpert, LMU Munich (with Henrike Steimer and Manfred Antoni)
Slides

Discussant: Alexandra Roulet, INSEAD

13:30-14:30

Lunch

Institutional Structures
Session Chair: Maria Guadalupe, INSEAD & CEPR
14:30-15:30

Do Multinationals Transplant their Business Model?
Dalia Marin, Universität München & CEPR (with Linda Rousova and Thierry Verdier)

Discussant: Laurent Bach, Stockholm School of Economics

15:30-16:30

Caught with the Hand in the Cookie Jar: Firm Growth and Labor Reallocation after Exposure of Corrupt
Margarita Tsoutsoura, Cornell University (with Spyridon Lagaras and Jacopo Ponticelli)

Discussant: Otto Toivanen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven & CEPR 

16:30-17:00

Coffee Break

Boards and Gender
17:00-18:00

Board Quotas and Director-Firm Matching
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics & CEPR (with Edith Ginglinger, Marie-Aude Laguna and Yasmine Skalli)
Slides

Discussant: Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR

19:00

Dinner (by registration only) Orangeriet Kings Garden
Kronprinsessegade 13, DK-1306 København K

Friday 8 September
Copenhagen Business School,
SPs05 British American Tobacco Auditorium
Solbjerg Plads 3
DK-2000 Frederiksberg

 

Session Chair: Mirjam van Praag, Copenhagen Business School & CEPR
8:30-9:30

Keynote Speech
“Who Gets Hired? The Importance of Competition Among Applicants”

Ed Lazear, Stanford University

9:30-10:30

How Wise Are Crowd? A Comparative Study of Crowd and Institutions in Peer-to-Business Online Lending Markets
Ali Mohammadi, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Swedish house of finance (with Kourosh Shafi)

Discussant: Steffen Andersen, Copenhagen Business School & CEPR

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

Session Chair: Andrea Prat, Columbia University & CEPR
10:45-11:45

Are They All Like Bill, Mark, and Steve? The Education Premium for Entrepreneurs
Fabiano Schivardi, Università Bocconi & CEPR (with Claudio Michelacci)

Discussant: Morten Sørensen, Copenhagen Business School & CEPR

11:45-12:45

Keynote Speech
"Towards a political theory of the firm"

Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago & CEPR

12:45-14:00

Lunch

Entrepreneurial careers
Session Chair: Otto Toivanen, Aalto University & CEPR
14:00-15:00

Entrepreneurial beginning, happy ending? Entrepreneurship upon graduation and lifetime earnings
Adrián Mérida, Copenhagen Business School (with Vera Rocha)
Slides

Discussant: Henry Sauermann, ESMT Berlin

15:00-16:00

Self-Employment Dynamics and the Returns to Entrepreneurship
Christopher Stanton, Harvard Business School & CEPR (with Eleanor W. Dillon)
Slides

Discussant: Hans K. Hvide, University of Bergen & CEPR

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

Entrepreneurship policies
Session Chair: Thomas Rønde, Copenhagen Business School & CEPR
16:30-17:30

The Externalities of Corruption: Evidence from Entrepreneurial Activity in China
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR (with Guanmin Liao, Jiaxing You and Xiaoyun Yu)

Discussant: Pat Akey, University of Toronto

17:30-18:30

Fostering Entrepreneurship: Promoting Founding or Funding?
Thomas Hellmann, Saïd Business School (with Veikko Thiele)

Discussant: Yossi Spiegel, Tel-Aviv University & CEPR

19:00

Dinner (by registration only) – NOHO
Flæsketorvet 26-28, DK-1711 København V

Saturday 9 September
Copenhagen Business School,
SPs05 British American Tobacco Auditorium
Solbjerg Plads 3
DK-2000 Frederiksberg

Session Chair: Lars Persson, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) & CEPR
9:00-10:00

Self-employment and satisfaction with life, work, and leisure
Niels Rietveld, Erasmus University (with Peter van der Zwan and Jolanda Hessels)
Slides

Discussant: Randolph Sloof, University of Amsterdam

10:00-11:00

Asymmetric Information and Entrepreneurship
Justin Tumlinson, Loughborough University (with Deepak Hegde)
Slides

Discussant: Vera Rocha, Copenhagen Business School

11:00-12:00

Playing on Both sides of the market: Evidence from a crowdfunding platform
David Zvilichovsky, Tel Aviv University (with Yael Inbar and Ohad Barzilay)

Discussant: Thomas Åstebro, HEC Paris

12:00-13:00 Wrap up and lunch

*Each presenter will have 35 minutes, discussants will have 10 minutes with a further 15 minutes for general discussion.

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