Final Program for the Joint CEPR conferences on Incentive, Management and organization and Entrepreneurship

Copenhagen, 7-9 September 2017

Organised by

The Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Chair in the INO department of the Copenhagen Business School,

The Niels Bohr Chair at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, and

the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)



Thursday 7 September
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:00 Making Managers Matter

Matthias Heinz, University of Cologne & CEPR (with Guido Friebel and Nick Zubanov)
Discussant: Maria Guadalupe, INSEAD & CEPR

10:00-11:00 The Diffusion of Knowledge via Managers’ Mobility

Giordano Mion, University of Sussex & CEPR (with Luca David Opromolla and Alessandro Sforza)
Discussant: Giovanni Valentini, IESE

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
Communication and Organization
11:30-12:30 Is Distance Dead? Face-to-Face Communication and Productivity in Teams

Jordi Blanes i Vidal, London School of Economics & CEPR (with Diego Battiston and Tom Kirchmaier)

Discussant: Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR

12:30-13:30 Communication and the organization of firms across space

Anna Gumpert, LMU Munich (with Henrike Steimer and Manfred Antoni)

Discussant: Alexandra Roulet, INSEAD

Jean-Etienne de Bettignies, Smith School of Business, Queens University and Alexandra Roulet, INSEAD

13:30-14:30 Lunch
 Institutional Structures
14:30-15:30 Do Multinationals Transplant their Business Model?

Dalia Marin, Universität München & CEPR (with Linda Rousova and Thierry Verdier)

Discussant: Laurent Bach, Stockholm School of Economics

15:30-16:30 Caught with the Hand in the Cookie Jar: Firm Growth and Labor Reallocation after Exposure of Corrupt
Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth (with Spyridon Lagaras and Jacopo Ponticelli)Discussant: Pat Akey, University of Toronto
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
Boards and Gender
17:00-18:00 The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Director Turnover
Daniel Ferreira, London School of Economics & CEPR (with Edith Ginglinger, Marie-Aude Laguna and Yasmine Skalli)Discussant: Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR
Friday 8 September
8:30-9:30 Keynote Speech
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago & CEPR
9:30-10:30 How Wise Are Crowd? A Comparative Study of Crowd and Institutions in Peer-to-Business Online Lending Markets

Ali Mohammadi, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Swedish house of finance

Discussant: Steffen Andersen, Copenhagen Business School & CEPR

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:45 Are They All Like Bill, Mark, and Steve? The Education Premium for Entrepreneurs

Fabiano Schivardi, Università Bocconi & CEPR (with Claudio Michelacci)

Discussant: Morten Sørensen, Copenhagen Business School & CEPR

11:45-12:45 Keynote Speech

“Who Gets Hired? The Importance of Competition Among Applicants”
Ed Lazear, Stanford University

12:45-14:00 Lunch
Entrepreneurial careers
14:00-15:00 Entrepreneurial beginning, happy ending? Entrepreneurship upon graduation and lifetime earnings

Adrián Mérida, Copenhagen Business School (with Hans Chrstian Kongsted, Vera Rocha, and Mirjam Van Praag)

Discussant: Henry Sauermann, ESMT Berlin

15:00-16:00 Self-Employment Dynamics and the Returns to Entrepreneurship

Christopher Stanton, Harvard Business School & CEPR (with Eleanor W. Dillon)
Discussant: Hans K. Hvide, University of Bergen & CEPR

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
Entrepreneurship policies
16:30-17:30 The Externalities of Corruption: Evidence from Entrepreneurial Activity in China

Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR (with Guanmin Liao, Jiaxing You and Xiaoyun Yu)

Discussant: Otto Toivanen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven & CEPR

17:30-18:30 Fostering Entrepreneurship: Promoting Founding or Funding?

Thomas Hellman, Saïd Business School (with Veikko Thiele)

Discussant: Yossi Spiegel, Tel-Aviv University & CEPR

Saturday 9 September 
9:00-10:00 Self-employment and satisfaction with life, work, and leisure

Niels Rietveld, Erasmus University (with Peter van der Zwan and Jolanda Hessels)

Discussant: Randolph Sloof, University of Amsterdam

10:00-11:00 Asymmetric Information and Entrepreneurship

Justin Tumlinson, Loughborough University (with Deepak Hegde)

Discussant: Vera Rocha, Copenhagen Business School

11:00-12:00 Playing on Both sides of the market: Evidence from a crowdfunding platform

David Zvilichovsky, Tel Aviv University

Discussant: Thomas Åstebro, HEC Paris

12:00-13:00 Wrap up and lunch