Research interests: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, R&D Policy, Causal Inference


[2] Hünermund, P., and Czarnitzki, D. (2019). Estimating the Causal Effect of R&D Subsidies in a Pan-European Program. Research Policy, 48(1), 115-124.

Preprint, Supplemental Material
Media coverage: Voxeu, Oekonomenstimme, ZEW Aktuell

[1] Hünermund P. “Do Most Companies Even Try to Innovate Anymore?”. Harvard Business Review, April 2017.

Current Research Projects:

“Nonfinancial and Temporal Preferences: How Family Owners’ Transgenerational Intentions Shape Innovation Spending” (with Yannick Bammens and Petra Andries, Revise & Resubmit at Journal of Management Studies)

“Public Procurement of Innovation: Evidence from a German Legislative Reform” (with Dirk Czarnitzki and Nima Moshgbar, Conditionally Accepted at International Journal of Industrial Organization)

Media coverage: Oekonomenstimme, ZEWnews

“Owners and Ecological Corporate Entrepreneurship: The Effect of Family Ownership on Eco-Innovation” (with Yannick Bammens, Revise & Resubmit at Journal of Product Innovation Management)

Paper won FFI Best Quantitative Paper Award at European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2018 Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland

“Firm-level effects of staged investments in innovation: The moderating role of resource availability” (with Petra Andries, Revise & Resubmit at Research Policy)

Supplemental Material
Media coverage: Lindau Blog

“Causal Inference and Data-Fusion in Econometrics” (with Elias Bareinboim)

“The Effect of Public Knowledge Transfer Programs on Scientific Production” (with Cindy Lopes-Bento and Maikel Pellens)

“Green Innovations as a Response to Ecological Community Pressures: The Role of Owners’ Identifiability and Noneconomic Utility” (with Yannick Bammens)

Other publications:

Hünermund, P., Czarnitzki, D. (2019). Innovation Policy and Causality. ifo DICE Report 4 / 2019 (Winter): Innovation Policy, 3–6.

Hünermund, P., Schmidt-Dengler, P., and Takahashi Y. (2014). Entry and Shakeout in Dynamic Oligopoly. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 14-116.

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