VI DEMO June Workshop

       
      VI DEMO June Workshop
      Economic of Organizations, Corporate Governance and Competitiveness
       
      Business Economics Departments
      [UAB ▪ UPNa ▪ UIB]
       
      Autonomous University of Barcelona
      June 21-22, 2012   ▪   Barcelona
       
       
      Day1: Thursday, June 21, 2012
      Room: Sala d’Actes Facultat de Lletres (B7/1056)
       
       
15:30 h.   Welcome
    Miguel Ángel García-Cestona & Emili Grifell-Tatjé (Autonomous University of Barcelona) 
       
15:35 h.   Session 1
    Chair Emili Grifell-Tatjé (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Gökhan Boz
      (DEMO Program)
      Tackling Absenteeism under the Interaction between High-Performance Work Practices & Labor Unions
      Discussant:
      Eduardo Rodés (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
      Martí Sagarra García
      (DEMO Program)
      Spanish Savings Banks in the Credit Crunch: Could Distress have been Predicted Before the Crises? A Multivariate Statistical Analysis
      Discussant:
      TBA (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
17:00 h.   Session 2
    Chair Emilio Huerta Arribas (Public University of Navarra)
       
      Ruth Aguilera Vaqués
      (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
      Hot to Get Lucky. A Personal Experience on How to Publish on Management Journals
       
       
17:45 h.   Coffee break
       
18:15 h.      
      Ruth Aguilera Vaqués
      (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
      Corporate Governance Myths and Investors' Perceptions of Value: An Institutional Perspective
       
19:15 h.   Session 3
    Chair Judit Montoriol Garriga (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Víctor Martín Sánchez
      (DEMO Program)
      Determinants of Expected Firm Growth: the Role of Entrepreneurs' Human Capital and Regional Economic Environment
      Discussant:
      Yancy Vaillant (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
      Maya Dori
      (DEMO Program)
      From Macro to Micro: Using Macroeconomics Indicators to Forecast Sales in High Tech Markets
       
       
20:15 h.   End of first-day sessions
       
       
       
      Day 2: Friday, June 22, 2012
      Room: Sala d’Actes Facultat de Lletres (B7/1056)
       
       
09:30 h.   Session 4
    Chair Jorge Fernández Ruíz (El Colegio de México, COLMEX) 
       
      Vicente Salas Fumás
      (University of Zaragoza)
      What is Behind the High Productivity Growth in Banks that Preceded the Crisis?
       
       
10:30 h.   Session 5
    Chair Pedro Ortín Ángel (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Jonathan Calleja Blanco
      (DEMO Program)
      Labor Compensation and Productivity. An Analysis in the European Automobile Industry
      Discussant:
      M. Cristina De Stefano (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
      Sofía Peña Vidondo
      (DEMO Program)
      The Impact of Increased Efficiency in the Use of Energy: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for Spain
      Discussant:
      TBA (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
11:55 h.   Coffee break
       
12:20 h.   Session 6
    Chair Jordi Brandts Bernad (Research Chair Antoni Serra Ramoneda, UAB) 
       
      Andrej Angelovski
      (DEMO Program)
      Hiring and Escalation Bias in Performance Evaluations: A Laboratory Experiment
      Discussant:
      Tomislav Rimac (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
13:20 h.   Announcements. Concluding Remarks.
       
14:00 h.    Lunch