2012 – Globalization, Organization and the Ownership of Firms

Program

IFN Stockholm Conference on

Globalization, Organization and the Ownership of Firms 

 

Updated June 7, 2012

Each presentation should take 25 minutes, the discussant may use 10 minutes and 10 minutes are devoted to general discussion. Papers are available for download below the program (at the bottom of the page).

 

 

--- Wednesday June 13 --- 

 

19.00 Pre Conference Dinner, Waxholm's Hotel, for conference participants arriving on Wednesday 

 

--- Thursday June 14 --- 

 

08.30–08.45

Registration

08.45–09.00

Welcome address

 

Session I

Chair:  Daniel Hedblom

09.00–09.45

Laura Alfaro - Do Prices Determine Vertical Integration? Evidence from Trade Policy
Discussant: Fredrik Sjöholm

09.45–10.30

Shon Ferguson - Institution-Driven Comparative Advantage and Organizational Choice
Discussant: Laura Alfaro

10.30–11.00

Coffee

11.00–11.45

John Earle - Foreign Acquisitions and Wages: Evidence from Firm and Linked Employer-Employee Data in Hungary, 1986-2008
Discussant: Thorsten Schank

11.45–12.30

Joacim Tåg - Private Equity and Employees
Discussant: John Earle

12.30–13.45

Lunch

Session II

Chair: Joakim Jansson

13.45–14.30

Horst Raff - Manufacturers and Retailers in the Global Economy
Discussant: Juan Carluccio

14.30–15.15

Lars Persson - Foreign Acquisitions and Domestic Investments
Discussant: Horst Raff

15.15–15.45

Coffee  

15.45–16.30

Thierry Verdier - Corporate Culture and Identity Investment in an Industry Equilibrium: The effect of Market Structure and Trade Integration
Discussant: Daniel Hedblom

16.30–17.15

Pehr-Johan Norbäck - Why entrepreneurs choose risky R&D projects - but still not risky enough
Discussant: Thierry Verdier

18.45–22.00 Boat trip with dinner

 

--- Friday June 15 --- 

 

   

Session III

Chair: Aron Berg

09.00–09.45

Ayca Tekin-Koru - Multinational Firms and Plant Divestitures
Discussant: Steven Matusz

09.45–10.30

Jakob Munch - The Impact of Chinese Import Penetration on Danish Firms and Workers
Discussant: Fredrik Heyman

10.30–11.00

Coffee

11.00–11.45

Dalia Marin - The Theory of the Firm Goes Global
Discussant: Helen Naughton

11.45–12.30

Steven Matusz - Globalization and the Incidence of Unemployment
Discussant: Jakob Munch

12.30–13.45

Lunch

Session IV

Chair: Rickard Hammarberg

13.45–14.30

Thorsten Schank - Do foreign workers reduce trade barriers? Microeconomic evidence
Discussant: Jonas Vlachos

14.30–15.15

Juan Carluccio - The Impact of Worker Bargaining Power on the Organization of Global Firms
Discussant: Andreas Waldkirch

15.15 - 15.30 Closing remarks
16.00 Steamboat trip to Stockholm

 

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  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

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