What’s new in industrial and business economics

EPI-JIBE workshop
25 novembre 2016
26 novembre 2016
25 - 26 novembre 2016

In collaboration between DEM-University of Trento, DESP-University of Urbino and Associazione Amici di Economia e politica industriale

Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento, Via Inama 5, Aula seminari primo piano ex-Disa

Program Friday November 25th

14.00 Welcome and introduction
14.15-16.00 Session 1: Innovation and performance    
Chair: Lorenzo Sacconi, Università di Trento

  • Innovation and Employment in Patenting Firms: Empirical Evidence from Europe 
    Marco Vivarelli, UCS Milan (with Vincent Van Roy and Daniel Vertesy)
  • Innovation, Skills and Investment: A Digital Industrial Policy for Europe
    Harald Gruber, EIB
  • Who solves whose problem in open collaboration? 
    Stefan Haefliger, City University London (with Albert Armisen and Sabine Brunswicker)
  • General discussion and commentaries: Sergio Mariotti, Silvia Massini, Alberto Nucciarelli, Alessandro Rossi, Salvatore Torrisi, Antonello Zanfei 

16.00-17.15 Session 2: Industrial development at the local level
Chair: Harald Gruber, European Investment Bank

  • Combining Universities’ third mission and place based industrial development
    Marco Bellandi, Università di Firenze (with Annalisa Caloffi) 
  • The creation of cleantech start-ups at the local level: The role of knowledge availability and environmental awareness 
    Cristina Rossi Lamastra, Politecnico di Milano (with Giancarlo Giudici and Massimiliano Guerini)
  • General discussion and commentaries: Toke Reichstein, Sandro Trento, Fabio Pieri, Lucia Piscitello 


17.30-18.45 Session 3: Modelling firm and consumer behavior in industries
Chair: Marc Goergen, Cardiff University

  • Measuring consumer inertia in energy 
    Monica Giulietti, University of Loughborough (with David Deller, Joo Young Jeon, Graham Loomes, Ana Moniche Bermejo and Catherine Waddams) 
  • Flexibility and Collusion with Imperfect Monitoring
    Maria Bigoni, Università di Bologna (with Jan Potters and Giancarlo Spagnolo)
  • General discussion and commentaries: Carlo Cambini, Marc Goergen, Lorenzo Sacconi, Francesco Silva, Marco Vivarelli

20.00 Social dinner

Program Saturday November 26th

9.00-10.15 Session 4: Incentive structures and performance 
Chair: Francesco Silva, Università di Milano Bicocca

  • Why Board Gender Diversity Matters: The Role of Female Directors in Reining in Male CEO Overconfidence 
    Marc Goergen , Cardiff University  (with Jie Chen,Woon Sau Leung,Wei Song) 
  • Tournament in Workplaces and Transition to Entrepreneurship.
    Toke Reichstein, Copenhagen Business School (with Virgilio Faillaa and Francesca Melillo)
  • General discussion and commentaries: Massimo Colombo, Roberto Gabriele, Laura Rondi, Monica Giulietti, Enrico Zaninotto 

10.15 Concluding remarks


10.45-15.00 Editorial meeting and working lunch 
(restricted to editorial board members)

Organizing committee: Roberto Gabriele, Sergio Mariotti, Fabio Pieri, Chiara Tomasi, Antonello Zanfei, Enrico Zaninotto, Federica Betta

Contact person for logistics and organisational details: Federica Betta 0461/282305 Dipartimento di Economia e Management Università di Trento.

Attendance is free but requires registration. To register please contact Federica Betta.

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