Program

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Monday, 17 June 2019

08:30 – 09:15      Registration
09:15 – 09:30      Conference Opening Statements
09:30 – 11:00      Presentations 1 + 2: Peer Effects
11:00 – 11:30      Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30      Poster Slam 1: Digitization, Strategy & Organization
12:30 – 13:45      Poster Session & Lunch
13:45 – 14:45      Keynote Speech 1: Robert Seamans (NYU)
14:45 – 15:15      Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:45      Presentations 3 + 4: Sharing Economy
16:45 – 17:45      City Walk I & Coffee Break
17:45 – 19:15      Presentations 5 + 6: Music & AI
19:30 –               Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

08:30 – 09:00      Registration
09:00 – 10:30      Presentations 7 + 8: Consumer Demand
10:30 – 11:00      Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45      Presentation 9: Incentives
11:45 – 12:30      Poster Slam 2: Law & Economics of Innovation
12:30 – 13:45      Poster Session & Lunch
13:45 – 14:45      Keynote Speech 2: Catherine Tucker (MIT)
14:45 – 15:15      Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:45      Presentations 10 + 11: Patents
16:45 – 17:45      City Walk II & Coffee Break
17:45 – 19:15      Presentations 12 + 13: Information Disclosure
19:30 –               Conference Dinner

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

08:30 – 09:00      Registration
09:00 – 10:30      Presentations 14 + 15: CRISPR & Migration
10:30 – 11:00      Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45      Presentation 16: R&D Subsidies
11:45 – 12:30      Poster Slam 3: Innovation & Entrepreneurship
12:30 – 13:45      Poster Session & Lunch
13:45 – 14:45      Keynote Speech 3: Alfonso Gambardella (Bocconi)
14:45 – 15:30      Presentation 17: Top Managers
15:30 – 15:45      Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:15      Presentations 18 + 19: Startups & History
17:15 – 17:30      Conference Closing Statements

 

Program Monday, June 17

08:30-09:15

Registration

09:15-09:30

Conference Opening Statements
Conference Organizers

09:30-11:00

Presentations 1+2: Peer Effects
Reconsidering Optimal Peer Assignment: How Does Non-Cognitive Peer Difference Matter?
Li Li (Toronto)
Co-authors: Eric Mak (Toronto), Chunchao Wang (Jinan)
Discussant: Oliver Falck (ifo Institute)

Whom to Oppose If You Seek Support: Antecedents of Negative Peer Evaluations on Wikipedia
Helge Klapper (Rotterdam)
Co-authors: Henning Piezunka (INSEAD) & Linus Dahlander (ESMT)
Discussant: Johannes Loh (ISTO, LMU)

11:00-11:30

 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Poster Slam 1: Digitization, Strategy & Organization 

Storm Crowds: Evidence from Zooniverse on Crowd Contribution Design
Sandra Barbosu (Sloan Foundation)
Co-author: Joshua Gans (Toronto)

Performance in Contests – The Role of Risk and Confidence
Karin Hoisl (Mannheim)
Co-author: Jonas Heite (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition)

Creativity and Framed Incentives: An Experiment
Marco Kleine (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition)

Privacy and Children: What Drives Digital Data Protection for Very Young Children?
Vincent Lefrere (Mines Telecom)
Co-authors: Garzia Cecere (Mines Telecom), Fabrice Le Guel (RITM), Catherine Tucker (MIT Sloan) & Pai-Ling Yin (USC)

For Which Incumbents Are Digital Platforms Really a Threat? The Role of Asset Ownership
Tim Meyer (Bocconi)
Co-autor: Carmelo Cennamo (Bocconi)

Paradox of Middleware: Innovation Enabler and Creativity Constraint
Hakan Ozalp (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Man versus Machine: Targeting, Data and Externalities in Online News
Christian Peukert (ETH Zurich & UCP Católica-Lisbon)
Co-authors: Ananya Sen (MIT) & Jörg Claussen (LMU Munich)

Getting On The Map: The Impact of Online Listings on Business Performance
Gauri Subramani (UC Berkeley)
Co-authors: Michael Luca (Harvard) & Abhishek Nagaraj (UC Berkeley)

If it Bleeds, it Leads: Negativity in Online News
Dainis Zegners (Rotterdam School of Management) 

12:30-13:45

Poster Session & Lunch

13:45-14:45

Keynote Speech 1
The Variable Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Labor
Robert Seamans (NYU)

14:45-15:15

Coffee Break

15:15-16:45

Presentations 3+4: Sharing Economy

Do Digital Platforms Reduce Moral Hazard? The Case of Uber and Taxis
Meng Liu (Wash U.)
Co-authors: Erik Brynjolfsson (MIT) & Jason Dowlatabadi (Uber)
Discussant: Pai-Ling Yin (USC)

Cancellation Policy as a Signal of Trust and Quality in the Sharing Economy: The Case of Airbnb
Lior Zalmanson (Haifa)
Co-authors: Davide Proserpio (USC) & Irat Nitzan (Tel Aviv)
Discussant: Milan Miric (USC)

16:45-17:45

City Walk I & Coffee Break

17:45-19:15

Presentations 5+6: Music & AI

Where the Hits Have No Name: How Leading Incumbent Firms Successfully React to Digitization in the Music Business
Paola Zanella (IE University)
Co-authors: Paola Cillo & Gianmario Verona (Bocconi)
Discussant: Ambre Nicolle (ISTO LMU)

Engineering Value: The Returns to Technological Talent and Investments in Artificial Intelligence
Daniel Rock (MIT)
Discussant: Christian Peukert (ETH Zurich & UCP Católica-Lisbon)

19:15-

Welcome Dinner

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition, Marstallplatz 1, Munich

 

Program Tuesday, June 18

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Presentations 7+8: Consumer Demand

Consumer Behavior and Firm Targeting after GDPR: The Case of a Telecom Provider in Europe
Miguel Godinho de Matos (UCP Católica-Lisbon)
Co-author: Idris Adjerid (Virginia Tech)
Discussant: Stefan Bechtold (ETH Zurich)

Digitization and the Demand for Physical Works: Evidence from the Google Books Project
Imke Reimers (Northeastern)
Co-author: Abhishek Nagaraj (UC Berkeley)
Discussant: Daniela Sele (ETH Zurich)

10:30-11:00

 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45

Presentation 9: Incentives
The Pecuniary Motivation to Create
Alejandro Zentner (U. Texas at Dallas)
Co-author: Stan Liebowitz (U. Texas at Dallas)
Discussant: Alexander Cuntz (WIPO)

11:45-12:30

Poster Slam 2: Law & Economics of Innovation

U.S. Intellectual Property Rights of New Corn Varieties
Phoebe Chan (Wheaton)

Allow or Block Optimal Strategies against Ad-blockers in Competitive Markets
Gokhan Gecer (Mannheim)
Co-Author: Florian Kraus (Mannheim) & Pinar Yildrim (Wharton)

The Allocation of Patent Ownership in R&D Partnerships: Default Rules v. Contractual Practices
Arina Gorbatyuk (KU Leuven)

Patents, Litigation Strategy and Antitrust In Innovative Industries
Steffen Juranek (Norwegian School of Economics)
Co-authors: Thomas Quan & John Turner (Georgia)

Monopoly Pricing under Industrial Design Protection
Malwina Mejer (European Commission)
Co-author: Benedikt Herz (European Commission)

The Disciplinary Effect of Post-Grant Review – Causal Evidence from European Patent Opposition
Markus Nagler (LMU Munich)
Co-author: Stefan Sorg (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition)

Tell Me What Do You Think About Intellectual Property, I Will Tell You Who You Are
Guichardaz Rémy (Strasbourg)

The Right Sort? How Two-Tiered Patent Systems Induce Sorting
Michael Verba (Tilburg)
Co-author: Jussi Heikkilä (University of Jyväskylä)

A Theory of NPEs and Patent Monetization
Mingtao Xu (Purdue)

12:30-13:45 Poster Session & Lunch

13:45-14:45

Keynote Speech 2
Algorithmic Bias
Catherine Tucker (MIT)

14:45-15:15

Coffee Break

15:15-16:45

Presentations 10+11: Information Disclosure

The Surprising Value of Abandoned Applications to the Patent System
David Schwartz (Northwestern)
Co-author: Christopher Cotropia (Richmond)
Discussant: Georg von Graevenitz (Queen Mary)

IPOs and Patent Lawsuits
Tolga Caskurlu (Amsterdam)
Co-author: Yuahi Xuan (Urbana-Champaign)
Discussant: David Schwartz (Northwestern)

16:45-17:45

City Walk II & Coffee Break

17:45-19:15

Presentations 12+13: Information Disclosure

Information Disclosure and the Market for Acquiring Technology Companies
Carlos Serrano (Pompeu Fabra)
Co-authors: George Condrakis (ESADE) & Rosemarie Ziedonis (Boston)
Discussant: Joachim Henkel (TU Munich)

Visibility of Technology and Cumulative Innovation: Evidence from Trade Secrets Laws
Bernhard Ganglmair (ZEW Mannheim)
Co-author: Imke Reimers (Northeastern)
Discussant: Fabian Gaessler (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition and TU Munich)

19:30-

Conference Dinner

Löwenbräukeller, Nymphenburger Str. 2, Munich

 

Program Wednesday, June 19

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Presentations 14+15: CRISPR & Migration

Running with (CRISPR) Scissors: Tool Adoption and Team Assembly
Samantha Zyontz (MIT)
Discussant: Dietmar Harhoff (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition)

What is the US Comparative Advantage in Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Israeli Migration to the United States
Annamaria Conti (Lausanne)
Discussant: Monika Schnitzer (LMU Munich)

10:30-11:00

 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45

Presentation 16: R&D Subsidies

Effectiveness and Efficacy of R&D Subsidies: Estimating Treatment Effects with One-sided Noncompliance
Bettina Peters (ZEW Mannheim)
Co-author: Philipp Boeing (ZEW Mannheim)
Discussant: Rainer Widmann (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition)

11:45-12:30

Poster Slam 3: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Selection of Early-Stage Ventures: Social Influance and its Impact on Committee Performance
Daniel Fehder (USC)
Co-author: Fiona Murray (MIT)

Founder’s Commitment and Firm Financing: Multiple “Skins in the Game” as a Signal to Investors
Aleksandar Giga (USC)

The Financing of R&D and the Global Financial Crisis: Is Innovation Becoming More Concentrated?
Georg von Graevenitz (Queen Mary)
Co-authors: Antanina Garanasvili (Bournemouth) & Dietmar Harhoff (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition)

Prioritized Examination and its Impact on Commercialization of Patents
Taras Hrendash (CERGE-EI Prague)

Experimenting Strategically: Inter-Firm Relationships and “In the Field” Innovation
Aldona Kapacinskaite (London Busines School)
Co-author: Colleen Cunningham (London Business School)

The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany: Interdependencies Between Different Types of Research Institutions
Patrick Lehnert (University of Zurich)
Co-authors: Curdin Pfister (University of Zurich), Dietmar Harhoff (Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition) & Uschi Backes-Gellner (University of Zurich)

Will Employees Try Again? – Contingencies of Serial Idea Submissions
Tim Schweisfurth (Southern Denmark)

The Effect of High-skilled Migrant Hires and Integration Capacity on Firm-level Innovation Performance: Is There a Premium?
Mark Vancauteren (Hasselt)
Co-authors: Keld Laursen (Copenhagen Business School), Bart Leten (KU Leuven) & Han Nguyen (Hasselt)

Standing on the Shoulders of Science
Martin Watzinger (LMU Munich)
Co-author: Monika Schnitzer (LMU Munich)

12:30-13:45

Poster Session & Lunch

13:45-14:45

Keynote Speech 3

A Scientific Approach to Entrepreneurial Decision-Making
Alfonso Gambardella (Bocconi)

14:45-15:30

Presentation 17: Top Managers

Top Managers in Entrepreneurial Firms: Who is Running the Show?
Ana Venancio (Lisbon School of Economics & Business)
Co-author: Elena Kulchina (North Carolina State)
Discussant: Hanah Milanov (TU Munich)

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

15:45-17:15

Presentations 18+19: Startups & History

Spillover Effects of Startup Accelerator Programs: Evidence from Venture-Backed Startup Activity
Daniel Fehder (USC)
Co-author: Yael Hochberg (Rice)
Discussant: Oliver Alexy (TU Munich)

The Consequences of Radical Patent-Regime Change
Alexander Donges (Mannheim)
Co-author: Felix Selgert (Bonn)
Discussant: Fabian Waldinger (LMU Munich)

17:15-17:30

Conference Closing Statements
Conference Organizers