2010 – Zurich

Annual Meeting of the Committee for Industrial Economics, 8–9 March, 2010

Sunday, 7 March, 2010

  • 8.00 pm: Get together at "Crazy Cow", Hotel Leoneck, Leonhardstr. 1, 8001 Zurich

Monday, 8 March, 2010

  • 9.00 - 9.15 am: Welcome
  • 9.15 am - 12.30 pm: Session I - Strategic Positioning in Oligopolistic Markets, Moderation: Peter-J. Jost, WHU Vallendar

"The Impact of Market Demand and Innovation on Market Structure" (R. Siebert and C. Zulehner)

Speaker: Christine Zulehner, University of Vienna

Discussant: Jürgen Weigand, WHU Vallendar

"Strategic CSR, Spillovers, and First-Mover Advantage" (M. Kopel)

Speaker: Michael Kopel, University of Graz

Discussant: Armin Schmutzler, University of Zurich

  • 11.15 - 11.30 am: Coffee break

"Strategic Investment and Spot Market Design in Electricity Markets" (V. Grimm and G. Zoettl)

Speaker: Veronika Grimm, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Discussant: Anette Boom, Copenhagen BS

  • 12.30 - 1.15 pm: Lunch at Dozentenfoyer
  • 1.15 - 5.30 pm: Session II - Market Entry, Entry Deterrence, and Competition, Moderation: Peter-J. Jost, WHU Vallendar

"Determinants for drug lunches in per-TRIPS India: A survival analysis approach"(S. Bhaduri and T. Brenner)

Speaker: Thomas Brenner, University of Marburg

Discussant: Andre Jungmittag, FH Frankfurt

"Backward Compatibility as Entry Deterrence, Evidence from the US Handheld Video Game Industry" (T. Kretschmer, E. J. Miravete and J. C. Pernias)

Speaker: Tobias Kretschmer, LMU Munich

Discussant: Erik Lehmann, University of Augsburg

  • 3.15-3.30 pm: Coffee break

"Competing Trading Platforms: Nash Bargainers Against Walrasian Auctioneers"(R. Saran and M. Walzl)

Referent: Markus Walzl, FU Bozen

Discussant: Evelyn Korn, University of Marburg

"And the Winner Is - Acquired. Entrepreneurship as a Contest with Acquisition as the Prize" (J. Henkel, T. Rønde and M. Wagner)

Speaker: Thomas Rønde, Copenhagen BS

Discussant: Besim Yurtoglu, University of Vienna

  • 5.30 - 6.15 pm: Meeting of members
  • 6.15 - 6.45: Presentation of the KOF-Innovation data (M. Wörter, ETH Zurich)
  • 7.00 pm: Dinner at restaurant Neumarkt

Tuesday, 9 March, 2010

  • 9.00 - 1.15: Session III - Market Distortions and Regulation: Theory and Evidence, Diskussionsleitung: Armin Schmutzler, University of Zurich

"Regulatory Change in Pharmaceutical Price: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Denmark" (U. Kaiser, S. Mendez and T. Rønde)

Speaker: Ulrich Kaiser, University of Zurich

Discussant: Klaus Ritzberger, IHS Vienna

"Smart Entry in Local Retail Markets for Electricity and Natural Gas" (F.W. Bartholomae, K. Morasch and R. Orsolya Tôth)

Speaker: Karl Morasch, University of the Bundeswehr, Munich

Discussant: Ulrich Kamecke, HU Berlin

  • 11.00 - 11.15 am: Coffee break

"Is Regulating the Solvency of Banks Counter-productive?" (P. Zweifel, D. Pfaff and J. Kühn)

Speaker: Peter Zweifel, University of Zurich

Discussant: Felix Höffler, WHU Vallendar

"Certification and Exchange in Vertically Concentrated Markets" (K. Stahl and R. Strausz)

Speaker: Roland Strausz, FU Berlin

Discussant: Hans Gersbach, ETH Zurich

  • 1.15 pm: Snack