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Seminar Advanced Industrial Management



Course Information

The prelimianry discussion, where the articles for the presentations are distributed, will take place on March 3rd in SR 13. Attendance is required.

Dates and Topics:

Objective and Content:

This seminar is dedicated to topical managerial problems with emphasis on industry. The objective is to expose students to the literature at the academic front. Therefore each student is assigned a paper that must be presented during the seminars and then summarized in a term paper. In both cases - presentation and write up - the student is asked to link the paper’s content to other lectures or topical events in business, economics and politics. Furthermore, students are expected to participate in the discussion of their peers’ presentations.



The attendance in the seminars is compulsory!


Evaluation and Grades:

  • Presentation
  • Term paper (delivery is due to towards the end of the semester)
  • Discussions

Grades are entered into the system after the term papaer has been evalued at the end of the semester.


Recent news and information will be issued under "Aktuelle Informationen" on the web page of the chair!



Seminar I (Cancelled)

LV-Nr.: 040 708/1
Friday, 09:45-11:15, SR 13
Preliminary Discussion: 03.03.2017


Seminar II

LV-Nr.: 040 708/2
Friday, 08:00-09:30, SR 13
Preliminary Discussion: 03.03.2017

Dates & Contributors: (the list is not complete and can be changed during the semester)


The Effects of DNA Databases on Crime

Marina Posch


 The Determinants of Productivity in Medical Testing

Teamwork an Moral Hazard: Evidence from the Emergency Department

Beyond Statistics: The Economic Content of Risk Scores

Aisan Kaltehei /

Florian Hartig /

Koray Gümüssoy




A Theory of Whistleblower Rewards

Behavioural Economics: Past, Present and Future

Price Setting in Online Markets: Basic Facts, International Comparisons

Claudia Meszaros /

Isabella Scholl /

Stefan Zdravkovic 


 Choosing the Carrot or the Stick? Endogenous Institutional Choice in Social Dilemma Situations

Does Welfare Inhibit Success? The Long-Term Effects of Removing Low-Income Youth from Disability Rolls

Achieving Efficiency in Dynamic Contribution Games

Dominik Wurm /

Matthias Pfisterer /

Özgür Sevkat


Market Transparency, Adverse Selection, and Moral Hazard

Regulation of Insurance with Adverse Selection and Switching Costs

Veronika Keuschnigg

Kseniya Titova 


Below you can find all topics offered this semester:

Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking

Detecting Bidders Groups in Collusive Auctions

Policy Innovations, Political Preferences, and Cartel Prosecutions

Cartel Stability: Determinants and International Evidence

The Long-Run Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families

Achieving Efficiency in Dynamic Contribution Games

The Impact of Disability Benefits on Labor Supply: Evidence from the VA’s Disability Compensation Program

Discounts as a Barrier to Entry

The Allocation of Future Business: Dynamic Relational Contracts with Multiple Agents

Ethnic Inequality

Experiments on Decisions under Uncertainty: A Theoretical Framework


Immigrants’ Effect on Native Workers: New Analysis on Longitudinal Data

Asymmetric Information and Intermediation Chains

Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivations for Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany

Learning by Driving: Productivity Improvements by New York City Taxi Drivers

Marriage as a Rat Race: Noisy Premarital Investments with Assortative Matching

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

Regulation in a ‘Deregulated’ Industry: Railroads in the Post-Staggers Era

Explaining Cross-Country Productivity Differences in Retail Trade

Revenue Management with Forward-Looking Buyers

Selling Information

Behavioral Economics: Past, Present, and Future









Fachbereich für Industrie, Energie und Umwelt
Univ.-Prof.Dr. Franz Wirl
Universität Wien

Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Wien
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