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, Revise & Resubmit 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

“Staged investments in innovation: A behavioral perspective on real options” (with Petra Andries, Revise & Resubmit at Research Policy)

Media coverage: Lindau Blog

“Graphical Models of Causation”

“Entry and Shakeout in Dynamic Oligopoly” (with Philipp Schmidt-Dengler and Yuya Takahashi)

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

“The impact of internationally co-funded public technology transfer programs on academic productivity, collaboration, and commercialization” (with Cindy Lopes-Bento and Maikel Pellens)

Other publications:

Hünermund P, Rammer C. “Konzentration der Innovationstätigkeit in Deutschland nimmt zu”. 21 February 2017.

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