Program – 1st Workshop

You can find the program of the 1st Workshop on Relational Contracts on June 12-14, 2015, at the BVS Holzhausen/ Ammersee below or download it here.

Friday, June 12 2015

12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Session 1
Giorgio Zanarone (CUNEF): Relational Contracting in the Airline Industry
joint with Ricard Gill (Johns Hopkins Unuversity), and Myongjin Kim (University of Oklahoma)
Marta Troya-Martinez (New Economic School): Delegating Relational Contracts to Corruptible Intermediaries
joint with Liam Wren-Lewis (Paris School of Economics)
2:50 pm Coffee break
3:20 pm Session 2
Dan Barron (Northwestern University): Policy Commitment in Relational Contracts
joint with Michael Powell (Northwestern University)
David Huffman (University of Oxford): The complementarity of trus and market institutions
joint with Bjorn Bartling (University of Zurich), and Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich)
4:40 pm Coffee break
5:00 pm Session 3
Trond Olsen (NHH Norwegian School of Economics): Teams and Relational Contracts
joint with Ola Kvaloy (University of Stawanger)
7:00 pm Dinner

Saturday, June 13 2015

9:00 am Session 4
Holger Herz (University of Zurich): Asymmetric Information in Relational Contracts
joint with Armin Schmutzler (University of Zurich), and Andre Volk (Independent)
Daniel Herbold (Goethe University Frankfurt): The Agency Costs of On-the-Job Search
10:20 am Coffee break
10:40 am Session 5
Sebastian Kranz (University of Ulm): Relational Contacting, Repeated Negotiations and Hold-Up
joint with Susanne Goldlücke (University of Köln)
Johannes Koenen (CESifo): Trust, Competition and Innovation: Theory and Evidence from German Car MAnufacturers
joint with Giacomo Calzolari (University of Bologna), Leonardo Felli (London School of Economics), Gaincarlo Spagnolo (Stockholm School of Economics), and Konrad Stahl (University of Mannheim)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Keynote Speaker
James Malcolmson (University of Oxford): Relational Incentive Contracts with Productivity Shocks
2:00 pm Coffee break
2:20 pm Session 6
Mike Powell (Northwestern University): Managing Careers in Organizations
joint with Rongzhu Ke (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Jin Li(Northwestern University)
3:30 pm Hike to Utting
4:24 pm Boat from Utting to Herrsching
5:00 pm Hike from Herrsching to Kloster Andechs
8:00 pm Dinner at Kloster Andechs
10:00 pm Bus from Andechs to BVS Holzhausen

Sunday, June 14 2015

9:00 am Session 7
William Fuchs (Haas School of Business – Berkeley): Optimal Arrangements for Distribution in Developing Markets
joint with Brett Green (Haas School of Business – Berkeley), and David I. Levine (Haas School of Business – Berkeley)
Oscar Contreras (CUNEF): Relational Contracts, Financing Constraints and Social Welfare
10:20 am Coffee break
10:40 am Session 8
Nick Vikander (University of Copenhagen): Pay-for-Persistent-Luck: CEO bonuses under relational and formal contracting
joint with Jin-Hyuk Kim (University of Colorado), and Jed DeVaro (California State University)
Matthias Fahn (University of Munich): The Upside of Implicit Downsizing Costs
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Bus to Munich