AXES - Laboratory for the Analysis of
compleX Economic Systems

Seminars and Conferences

Upcoming Seminars

  • October 5, 2017
    The Lab and the Plant. Offshore R&D and Co-location with Production Activities
    Two main forces drive the offshoring of R&D activities. On the one hand, the location decisions may ... [more]
  • September 27, 2017
    Social Preferences over Utilities
    We propose a model of social preferences defined over the utilities of individuals. This requires th... [more]

Past Seminars

  • May 18, 2017
    Oligopolistic Equilibrium and Financial Constraints
    We model a dynamic duopoly in which firms can potentially drive their rivals from the market (bankru... [more]
  • March 31, 2017
    Evolutionary paths towards the division of labor
    As the famous evolutionary biologist O. E. Wilson has pointed out in his book "The Social Conquest o... [more]
  • March 22, 2017
    Re-thinking the aid-growth relationship : A network approach
    We characterize the topological properties and evolution of the OECD foreign aid network and explore... [more]
  • March 13, 2017
    Executive Compensation and Firm Innovation: the Role of Pay Components and Pay Dispersion
    Compensation packages are widely used to motivate top executives to generate and sustain a constant ... [more]
  • March 6, 2017
    Replicator dynamics in value chains: explaining some puzzles of market selection
    The pure model of replicator dynamics though providing important insights in the evolution of market... [more]
  • February 28, 2017
    Public procurement as policy instrument for innovation
    During the last decade, policy makers discussed the potential of public procurement as instrument i... [more]
  • January 25, 2017
    Business Groups as Knowledge-based Hierarchies
    We exploit a unique dataset of 270,474 headquarters controlling more than 1,500,000 (domestic and fo... [more]
  • January 24, 2017
    Bridging or Bonding? Preferences for Redistribution and Social Capital in Russia
    Does bridging or bonding social capital matter for redistribution preferences? Existing literature d... [more]
  • January 13, 2017
    Losing my connection:the dark side of bank-firm interlocking directorates
    The paper examines the causal impact of bank-firm interlocking directorates on a firm's access to cr... [more]
  • November 30, 2016
    How Big Data and Advanced Analytics are shaping tomorrow's business models
    Big Data and Advanced Analytics (BDAA) represent a significant opportunity for enterprises and organ... [more]
  • November 28, 2016
    Bring your friend! Real or virtual?
    A monopolist faces a partially uninformed population of consumers, interconnected through a directed... [more]
  • November 22, 2016
    An Estimate of the Degree of Interconnectedness between European Regions: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach
    This paper provides a methodology based on General Variance Decomposition and Bayesian Model Averagi... [more]
  • November 9, 2016
    The Effect of Far Right Parties on the Location Choice of Immigrants: Evidence from Lega-Nord Mayors
    Existing evidence suggests that the presence of immigrants has a substantial effect on the politi... [more]
  • October 11, 2016
    The Evolution of Conventions under Condition-Dependent Mistakes
    Abstract: In this paper we study the long run convention emerging from stag-hunt interactions when e... [more]