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


[6] Bammens, Y., Hünermund, P. (2020). Nonfinancial considerations in eco‐innovation decisions: The role of family ownership and reputation concerns. Journal of Product Innovation Management, forthcoming.

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

[5] Andries, P., Hünermund, P. (2020). Firm-level effects of staged investments in innovation: The moderating role of resource availability. Research Policy, 49(7).

Preprint, Supplemental Material

[4] Czarnitzki, D., Hünermund, P., and Moshgbar, N. (2020). Public Procurement of Innovation: Evidence from a German Legislative Reform. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 71.

Media coverage: Oekonomenstimme, ZEWnews

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

[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)

“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)

“On the Nuisance of Control Variables in Regression Analysis” (with Beyers Louw, submitted for publication)

“A Global Decline in Research Productivity? Evidence from China and Germany” (with Philipp Böing, submitted for publication)

Other publications:

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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