2011 – Vienna

Annual Meeting of the Committee for Industrial Economics, 24–25 February, 2011

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011

Thursday, 24 February, 2011

  • 9.00 - 9.15 am: Welcome
  • 9.15 am - 12.30 pm: Session I - Labour Markets & Rich Men, Moderation: Peter-J. Jost, WHU Vallendar

"Job Market Signaling and Employer Learning" (C. Alós-Ferrer and J. Prat)

Speaker: Carlos Alós-Ferrer, University of Konstanz

Discussant: Ulrich Kamecke, HU Berlin

"The Impact of Immigration on Natives' Wages: Heterogeneity following from Product and Labor Market Regulation" (S. Prantl and A. Spitz-Oener)

Speaker: Susanne Prantl, University of Cologne

Discussant: Christine Zulehner, Unversity of Linz

  • 11.15 - 11.30 am: Coffee break

"Rich man and Lazarus - Asymmetric Endowment in Public-Goods Experiments" (C. Keser, A. Markstädter, M. Schmidt and C. Schnitzler)

Speaker: Claudia Keser, Göttingen University

Discussant: Mathias Erlei, Clausthal University

  • 12.30 - 1.15 pm: Lunch at Stiegl-Ambulanz, Im Alten AKH (UNI-Campus, Hof 1), Alserstraße 4 (accessable viar: Spitalgasse 2), A-1090 Vienna
  • 1.15 - 5.30 pm: Session II - Mergers and Collusion, Moderation: Winand Emons, University of Bern

"Merger Policy with Merger Choice" (V. Nocke and M. Whinston)

Speaker: Volker Nocke, University of Mannheim

Discussant: Thomas Gehrig, University of Vienna

"Efficiency Defence of Horizontal Merger" (M. Neumann)

Speaker: Manfred Neumann, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Discussant: Markus Walzl, University of Bamberg

  • 3.15 - 3.30 pm: Coffee break

"Banning Information Exchange to Fight Collusion? Bananas and Beyond" (D. Gärtner and C. Roux)

Speaker: Dennis Gärtner, University of Zurich

Discussant: Oliver Fabel, University of Vienna

"Mergers & Acquisitions and Innovation Performance in the Telecommunications Equipment Industry" (T. Gantumur and A. Stephan)

Speaker: Andreas Stephan, Jönköping IBS

Discussant: Peter Zweifel, University of Zurich

  • 5.30 - 6.15 pm: Meeting of members
  • 7.00 pm: Dinner at the restaurant "Zum alten Fassl", Ziegelofengasse 37, 1050 Vienna with Dinner Speech by the Accenture Country Managing Director Klaus Malle.

Friday, 25 February, 2011

  • 9.00 am - 1.15 pm: Session III - Competition and Competitive Advantage, Moderation: Oliver Fabel, University of Vienna

"Strategic Delegation and Dynamic Competition" (E. Dockner and C. Löffler)

Speaker: Engelbert Dockner, WU Vienna

Discussant: Felix Höffler, WHU

"Real-time Pricing in Power Markets: Who gains?" (A. Boom)

Speaker: Anette Boom, Copenhagen BS

Discussant: Burcin Yurtoglu, WHU

  • 11.00 - 11.15 am: Coffee break

"Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets" (A. Chandra and U. Kaiser)

Speaker: Ulrich Kaiser, University of Zurich

Discussant: Erik Lehmann, University of Augsburg

"Persuading Consumers with Social Attitudes" (S. Bühler and D. Halbheer)

Speaker: Stefan Bühler, University of St. Gallen

Discussant: Gerd Mühlheusser, Bielefeld University

  • 1.15 pm: Snack