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  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Publishing in Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal

    Publishing entrepreneurship research is not just important but challenging. Longstanding experts in the field can provide helpful advice. As borders between academic fields blur, research fields are increasingly global in their perspective, knowledge, and findings, thus enabling robust participation in research fields at a scale previously unimaginable. Drawing on the experience, insights, and perspectives ...

    In: Small Business Economics 58 (2022), 1, S. 1-5 | David B. Audretsch, Christina Guenther, Adam Lederer
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    2D:4D and Self-Employment: A Preregistered Replication Study in a Large General Population Sample

    The 2D: 4D digit ratio, the ratio of the length of the second finger to the length of the fourth finger, is often considered a proxy for testosterone exposure in utero. A recent study reported, among other things, an association between the left-hand 2D:4D and self-employment in a sample of 974 adults. In this preregistered study, we replicate the 2D:4D results on a sample of more than 2100 adults ...

    In: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 46 (2021), 1, S. 21–43 | Frank M. Fossen, Levent Neyse, Magnus Johannesson, Anna Dreber
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Direct, Spillover and Welfare Effects of Regional Firm Subsidies

    25.04.2022| Sebastian Siegloch (University of Mannheim)
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Remunicipalization, Corporatization, and Outsourcing: The Performance of Public-Sector Firms after Reorganization

    This article investigates the impact of reorganization on productivity within public-sector firms addressing the owners' composition, the board-management relationship, and the management's decision to outsource activities. Considering a large panel of 2,325 German municipally owned utilities between 2003 and 2014, firm-level productivity is estimated based on a control function approach. Contrary ...

    In: International Public Management Journal (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2022-02-28] | Caroline Stiel
  • SOEPpapers 1175 / 2022

    Trust We Lost: The Impact of the Treuhand Experience on Political Alienation in East Germany

    Do politically administered mass layoffs undermine trust and political interest? During the German reunification, formerly state-owned socialist firms in East Germany were privatized by the Treuhand, which came at the cost of massive job losses and public protest. I demonstrate that these activities had a detrimental effect on attitudes and political behavior of the affected individuals. Using survey ...

    2022| Kim Leonie Kellermann
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Economic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses

    The existential threat to small businesses, based on their crucial role in the economy, is behind the plethora of scholarly studies in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Examining the 15 contributions of the special issue on the “Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship and small businesses,” the paper comprises four parts: a systematic review of the literature on the ...

    In: Small Business Economics 58 (2022), 2, S.593–609 | Maksim Belitski, Christina Guenther, Alexander S. Kritikos, Roy Thurik
  • Video

    2nd DIW Women’s Finance Summit: The Future of Financial Services – Digitization, Sustainability and Post-Pandemic Growth Models

    After failing to fully recover from the last financial crisis, the pandemic poses major new challenges for banks. However, this time, banks are not the problem, but part of the solution. By providing credit to the economy, banks play a crucial role in fighting the pandemic by ensuring the transmission of fiscal and monetary stimulus to the economy. Nevertheless, banks are not among the winners of...

    06.05.2021| Veranstaltungsrückblick
  • Diskussionspapiere 1942 / 2021

    R&D Internationalization Strategies of the World’s Top Corporate R&D Investors

    This paper contributes to the debate on the internationalization of the R&D activity of multinational enterprises (MNEs). Specifically, we examine the following research questions: (1) What are the determinants of the MNEs’ R&D internationalization level? (2) What types of internationalization strategies—home-base-augmenting (HBA), home-base-exploiting (HBE), technology-seeking (TS), and/or market-seeking ...

    2021| Heike Belitz, Anna Lejpras
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    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 possibility of realization of merger efficiency gains, specifically in the transport industry. Yet, there exists little empirical evidence on the actual effects ...

    In: International Journal of Industrial Organization 77 (2021), 102760, 22 S. | Ariane Charpin, Joanna Piechucka
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Minimum wages and the wage policy of firms

    14.06.2021| Giulia Giupponi (Bocconi University)
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