Munich Summer Institute 2024 & Ph.D. Workshop

Conference dates

22 May 2024 - 24 May 2024


Munich, Germany


From May 22 to 24, 2023, ETH Zurich, HEC Lausanne, Ludwig Maximilians University, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Cornell University and the Technical University Munich will jointly organize the eighth

Munich Summer Institute 2024

May 22-24, 2024
MSI Ph.D. Workshop on May 21, 2024

OVERVIEW: The Summer Institute will focus on three areas:
- Digitalization, Strategy and Organization (chairs: Tobias Kretschmer & Christian Peukert),
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship (chairs: Dietmar Harhoff, Joachim Henkel & Hanna Hottenrott),
- Law & Economics of Intellectual Property, Innovation & Digitalization (chairs: Stefan Bechtold & Imke Reimers)

The goal of the Munich Summer Institute is to stimulate a rigorous in-depth discussion of a select number of research papers and to strengthen the interdisciplinary international research community in these areas. Researchers in economics, law, management and related fields at all stages of their career (from Ph.D. students to full professors) may attend the Munich Summer Institute as presenters in a plenary or a poster session, as discussants or as attendants. The Munich Summer Institute will feature three keynote lectures, 12 plenary presentations and a daily poster session (including a poster slam). The Munich Summer Institute focuses on quantitative empirical research. The Munich Summer Institute will be held at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in the heart of Munich. Participation is by invitation only. The Munich Summer Institute will fund hotel expenses for all plenary speakers, poster presenters and invited discussants. It is expected that participants fund their own travel. The Munich Summer Institute may provide limited travel scholarships in case of financial hardship.

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