IV DEMO June Workshop

       
      IV DEMO June Workshop
      Economic of Organizations, Corporate Governance and Competitiveness
       
      Business Economics Departments
      [UAB ▪ UPNa ▪ UIB]
       
      Autonomous University of Barcelona
      June 14-15, 2010   ▪   Barcelona
       
       
      Day 1: Monday June, 14, 2010
      Room: Sala d’Actes Facultat de Lletres (B7/1056)
       
       
15:30 h.   Welcome
    Carles Solá Belda (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
15:30 h.   Session 1 
    Chair Carles Solá Belda (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Marco Barrenechea Méndez
      (DEMO Program)
      Uncertainty, Job Complexity and Incentives: an Empirical Analysis of Spanish Industrial Firms
      Discussant:
      Aleix Calveras Maristany (University of the Balearic Islands)
       
       
      Helia Marreiros
      (DEMO Program)
      Sharing Rules in Partnerships: an Experiment
      Discussant: 
      Lluís Bru Martínez (University of the Balearic Islands)
       
       
17:00 h.   Coffee break
       
17:15 h.   Session 2 
    Chair Pedro Ortín Ángel (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Aleksandra Gregoric
      (Copenhagen Business School)
      Paths, Dimensions and Consequences of Diversity of Nordic Boards
      Discussant: 
      Esteban Lafuente (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
      Kurt Desender
      (DEMO Program)
      Ownership Structure and Performance During Plummeting and Soaring Financial Markets: A Minority Shareholders Perspective
      Discussant:
      Thomas Poulsen (Copenhagen Business School)
       
       
      Leônidas Quadros da Paixão
      (DEMO Program)
      Flexibility and Commitment When Entering in Foreign Countries Through Acquisitions: a Case Study
      Discussant:
      Miguel Ángel García-Cestona (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
19:30h.   End of first-day sessions
       
       
       
      Day 2: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
      Room: Sala d’Actes Facultat de Lletres (B7/1056)
       
       
09:15 h.   Session 3
    Chair Aleix Calveras Maristany (University of the Balearic Islands)
       
      Islam Hassouneh
      (DEMO Program)
      Food Scare Crises and Developing Countries: The Impact of Avian Influenza on Vertical Price Transmission in the Egyptian Poultry Sector
      Discussant:
      Pedro Ortín Ángel (Autonomous University of Barcelona) 
       
       
      Humberto Brea Solís
      (DEMO Program)
      Kmart vs. Wal-Mart, Exploring the Reasons of Giant Downfall
      Discussant:
      Emilio Huerta Arribas (Public University of Navarra)
       
       
10:45 h.   Coffee break
       
11:00 h.   Session 4. DEMO 2nd year Student Presentations
    Chair Emili Grifell-Tatjé (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Juan Carlos Valdivieso Riofrío
      (DEMO Program)
      Importance of Environment in Tourist Decision: an Empirical Approach
       
       
      Herberto Rodríguez Regordosa
      (DEMO Program)
      Efficiency Analysis of the Mexican Public Higher Education System using a Cost Constrained Technology Approach
       
       
      Orsola Garofalo
      (DEMO Program)
      How Accountability and Gender Interact: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment
       
       
      Gökhan Boz
      (DEMO Program)
      State-Contingent Performance Analysis: Empirical Study on the Spanish Mutual Funds
       
       
12:15 h.   Session 5
    Chair Miguel Ángel García-Cestona (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Thomas Poulsen 
      (Copenhagen Business School) 
      The Value of Disproportionality: Ownership Structure, Control Enhancing Mechanisms and the Principle of Proportionality
      Discussant: 
      Carles Gispert Pellicer (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
      Mónica López-Puertas Lamy
      (DEMO Program)
      Ownership Structure: Does it Matter for Financial Stability, Bank Competition and Regulation?
      Discussant: 
      Aleksandra Gregoric (Copenhagen Business School)
       
       
13:45 h.   Concluding Remarks
       
14:00 h.   Lunch