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Joint Workshop on Incentives, Management and Organization (IMO) & Entrepreneurship Economics (ENT)  


The workshop aims to bring together researchers concerned with topics from entrepreneurship and the analysis of (incentive) structures in companies and public organizations.  Topics range from organizational economic issues in digitization, the importance of top managers for the performance of companies, the governance of family firms, the importance of efficient administrative structures for the long-term growth of regions and with integration and decentralization decisions in long-term business relationships. The research approaches are either theoretical and experimental or empirical.

If you wish to attend this workshop please send your request to [email protected]

Incentives, Management and Organization (IMO) covers areas such as organizational economics, personnel economics, management and productivity, incentives and contracts, bounded rationality, and behavioral economics.

Economics of Entrepreneurship (ENT) covers entrepreneurship and institutions, financing entrepreneurship (venture capital/business angels), experimentation and entrepreneurship, job creation and entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship in the theory of the firm, and entrepreneurship from an industrial organization perspective.



  • Ghazala Azmat, Sciences Po and CEPR
  • Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics and CEPR
  • Morten Bennedsen, University of Copenhagen, INSEAD and CEPR
  • Jordi Blanes i Vidal, London School of Economics and CEPR
  • Florian Englmaier, LMU Munich and CEPR
  • Guido Friebel, Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR
  • Maria Guadalupe, INSEAD and CEPR
  • Marco Ottaviani, Bocconi University and CEPR
  • Andrea Prat, Columbia University and CEPR
  • Catherine Thomas, London School of Economics and CEPR



  • Luigi Guiso, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and CEPR
  • William Kerr, Harvard Business School
  • Daniel Li, MIT Sloan
  • Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe, LSE
  • Ramana Nanda, Imperial College
  • Lars Persson, Research Institute of Industrial Economics and CEPR
  • Fabiano Schivardi, LUISS University, EIEF and and CEPR
  • Yossi Spiegel, Coller School of Management Tel Aviv University, CEPR, and ZEW
  • Luana Zaccaria (EIEF)



Damiano Argan (LUISS), Megha Patnaik (LUISS and CEPR), Fabiano Schivardi (LUISS, EIEF, and CEPR)