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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 6th 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.


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Seminar I

LV-Nr.: 040 708/1
Friday, 09:45-11:15, SR 13
Preliminary Discussion: 04.03.2016

Dates & Contributors:


Checklists and Worker Behavior: A Field Experiment

Philip Schwarz


Of Mice and Academics: Examining the Effect of Openness on Innovation

Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs about Others’ Altruism

Katharina Schnell

Havva Eyigüler

The Medium-Term Impacts of High-Achieving Charter Schools

Verena Neubauer


“Can You Hear Me Now?” Exit, Voice, and Loyalty under Increasing Competition

Market Structure, Reputation, and the Value of Quality Certification

Miriam Kim Park

Barbara Braunhuber


Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth

An experimental study of the effects of negative, capped and deferred bonuses on risk taking in a multi-period setting

Yannic Diefenbach

Alexandra Strohmayer


The Double Power Law in Consumption and Implications for Testing Euler Equations

How a multiple orientation of control reduces governance failures: a focus on monastic auditing

Jaroslava Holzer

Rory Traut


How Effective Is the Minimum Wage at Supporting the Poor?

Hoang Thuy An Phan


Cooperation, but No Reciprocity: Individual Strategies in the Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma

Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

Linda Petrickova

Tamara Gold


Standard-Essential Patents

When Punishment Doesn’t Pay: Cold Glow and Decisions to Punish

Richard Szep

Igor Yumashev


Anatomy of a Contract Change

Screening, Competition, and Job Design: Economic Origins of Good Jobs

Lea Gschaider

Monika Gucanin-Gazibaric


Non-Optimal Mechanism Design

Maximilian Böger


Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools

Averting Catastrophes: The Strange Economics of Scylla and Charybdis

Franz Haider

Nikolaus Mayr



Seminar II

LV-Nr.: 040 708/2
Friday, 08:00-09:30, SR 13
Preliminary Discussion: 04.03.2016

Dates & Contributors:


Reallocation and Technology: Evidence from the US Steel Industry

Failing to Choose the Best Price: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Thomas Dlapa

Daniel Guntschnig



Search and Ripoff Externalities 


Lachezar Tanev


The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study

Disability Insurance and the Dynamics of the Incentive Insurance Trade-Off

Mariana Galova

Jennifer Brüggemann


Learning from Others? Decision Rights, Strategic Communication, and Reputational Concerns

The effects of managerial discretion on moral hazard related behaviour: German evidence on agency costs

Julia Martius

Denisa Durajova


The Limits of Price Discrimination


Nazerke Amirova



Does Incarceration Length Affect Labor Market Outcomes?

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

Julia Galler

Borodin Kirill


Self-Targeting: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

The Relationship Between Outcome Uncertainties and Match Attendance

Matteo Marten

Marwan Ahmad


Estimating Neighborhood Choice Models: Lessons from a Housing Assistance Experiment

Estimating the Cream Skimming Effect of School Choice

Florian Hausböck

Asen Naydenov


How Does Ranking Affect User Choice in Online Search?

“A” Business by Any Other Name: Firm Name Choice as a Signal of Firm Quality

Teresa Leibnitz

Abdullah Shashiet



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

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