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ESMT
Associate Professor of Strategy and Director of PhD Studies, ESMT Berlin

Stefan Wagner is an associate professor of strategy (with tenure). Stefan joined ESMT Berlin in February 2011 as an assistant professor and was the TUSIAD/TCCI Chair in European Economic Integration from 2014 to 2015. Previously he was an assistant professor in the Institute of Innovation Research, Technology Management, and Entrepreneurship (INNO-tec) at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany. Stefan received his Habilitation in 2010 and his Doctorate in Management (summa cum laude) in 2005 from LMU.

During the course of his education Stefan was supported by the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation). He was Fulbright Scholar at the University of California Los Angeles UCLA and Visiting Scholar at the National Bureau of Economic Research NBER, Cambridge MA, as well as at the Intellectual Property Insitute of Australia IPRIA, Melbourne. Since 2016, Stefan has been a Senior Fellow at the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP).

Stefan's research interests cover the intersection of firm strategy, technological innovation, industrial organization and law. Currently, he is primarily interested in the interaction of the changing landscape of intellectual property rights (in particular patent systems) and firms' long term strategy regarding their innovative activities. From a more practical perspective, he is also interested in venture creation and growth strategies for young firms.

Education

  • Dr. habil. (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
  • Dr. oec. publ. (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
  • Dipl-Kfm. (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

Research

Technology and Innovation Strategy

Teaching

Technology and Innovation Entrepreneurship Strategy Applied Statistics/Econometrics

Expertise

Topics

business plan (assessment), business strategy, competition (analysis), competition economics, economics, entrepreneurship, industrial organization, industry analysis, innovation (incl. strategic innovation, technology-enabled innovation), intellectual property, strategy

Areas

Americas, Europe

Languages

German, English

Presentations

Freemium pricing: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment 05/22/17: 5th Cologne Symposium, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Patents, data exclusivity, and clinical trial outcomes 05/15/17: 7th ZEW/MaCCI Conference, Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation, Mannheim, Germany

Knowing me, knowing you: inventor mobility and the formation of technology-oriented alliances * 11/20/16: 7th Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan * 10/20/16: Research Seminar, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia * 07/13/16: Brown Bag Seminar, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany

What do patent-based measures tell us about product commercialization? Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry * 02/23/16: DRUID Asia, DRUID Society, Singapore, Singapore * 11/23/13: Research Seminar, Binus International University, Jakarta, Indonesia

Conflict resolution, public goods and patent thickets * 01/20/16: Research Seminar, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany * 11/12/15: 2015 Darmstadt Innovation Summit, Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany * 01/22/15: MORSe seminar, University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland * 11/05/14: Research Seminar, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Tokyo, Japan * 10/15/14: Research Seminar, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan * 06/16/14: DRUID Society Conference, DRUID, Copenhagen, Denmark * 10/18/13: Research Seminar, INSEAD, Singapore, Singapore * 06/05/13: The Economics of Intellectual Property, Software and the Internet, Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France * 06/03/13: 5th ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the economics of innovation and patenting, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the Mannheim Centre for Competition & Innovation (MaCCI), Mannheim, Germany * 06/20/12: Research Seminar, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany * 05/04/12: Conference on Patents, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, USPTO and the Marion Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Alexandria, VA, USA

Measuring patent thickets using patent references 08/07/15: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, AOM, Vancouver, Canada

Patent thickets - measurement and analyses of their impact 12/09/14: Research Seminar, Universidad Carlos III., Madrid, Spain

Patent indicators and product commercialization: Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry 08/03/14: 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AoM, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Does the source of innovation matter for commercialization success? Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry. 01/18/14: Copenhagen Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2014, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

Overcoming the localization of knowledge – Evidence from professional service firms * 07/08/13: Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium, Universität Trier, Trier, Germany * 06/21/13: Doctoral workshop, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

Public goods, patent thickets and conflict resolution & How to measure patent thickets 06/25/13: Research Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

The duration of patent examination at the European Patent Office 06/24/13: Research Seminar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

Product commercialization and inefficiencies in the market for technology 03/15/13: ASIA Research in innovation strategy and entrepreneurship (ARISE) Initiative Workshop 2013, NUS Business School, Singapore, Singapore

Indirect knowledge transfer - the bridging role of professional service firms * 10/14/12: APIC 2012 - Asia Pacific Innovation Conference, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea * 10/04/12: Research Seminar Series, Yonsei University, School of Business, Seoul, South Korea * 02/01/12: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminars, UNU-MERIT and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Catalysts of knowledge spill-overs 08/07/12: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, AoM, Boston, MA, USA

Publications

Journal Article Conflict resolution, public goods and patent thickets Management Science 62(3): 704–721 An abridged version of this article was previously published in the AOM Best Paper Proceedings, 2015 Darmstadt Innovation Research Best Paper Award Dietmar Harhoff, Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner (2016)

Journal Article What do patent-based measures tell us about product commercialization? Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry Research Policy 45(5): 1091–1102 Stefan Wagner, Simon Wakeman (2016)

Journal Article Overcoming localization of knowledge: The role of professional service firms Strategic Management Journal 35(11): 1671–1688 2015 VHB Best Paper Award (Nominated) Stefan Wagner, Karin Hoisl, Grid Thoma (2014)

Journal Article Incidence and growth of patent thickets: The impact of technological opportunities and complexity Journal of Industrial Economics 61(3): 521–563 Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner, Dietmar Harhoff (2013)

Journal Article Patent examination at the State Intellectual Property Office in China Research Policy 42(2): 552–563 Johannes Liegsalz, Stefan Wagner (2013)

Journal Article A market's reward scheme, media attention, and the transitory success of managerial change JahrbŸcher fŸr Nationalškonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics) 232(3): 258–278 Bernd Süssmuth, Stefan Wagner (2012)

Journal Article How to measure patent thickets: A novel approach Economics Letters 111(1): 6–9 Georg von Graevenitz, Dietmar Harhoff, Stefan Wagner (2011)

Journal Article The hidden costs of outsourcing: Evidence from patent data Strategic Management Journal 31(11): 1183–1201 Markus Reitzig, Stefan Wagner (2010)

Journal Article Managerial succession and organizational performance: Evidence from the German soccer league Managerial and Decision Economics 31(6): 415–430 Stefan Wagner (2010)

Journal Article Patents and the survival of Internet-related IPOs Research Policy 39(2): 214–228 Stefan Wagner, Iain M. Cockburn (2010)

Journal Article Patently (un)clear Business Strategy Review 21(1): 28–33 Markus Reitzig, Stefan Wagner (2010)

Journal Article Reform der Einschränkung der Urheberrechte in Lehre und Forschung: Abschätzung von Zahlungsbereitschaften für flexibleren Zugang zu studienrelevanter Literatur Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (ZfbF) 61: 857–880 Stefan Wagner (2009)

Journal Article The duration of patent examination at the European Patent Office Management Science 55(12): 1969–1984 Dietmar Harhoff, Stefan Wagner (2009)

Journal Article Agents of diffusion: Insights from a survey of Facebook users Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 42: 1–10 Rebecca Ermecke, Philip Mayrhofer, Stefan Wagner (2009)

Journal Article Patente in der Finanzindustrie: Terra Incognita Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung) 78(1): 156–166 Stefan Wagner (2009)

Journal Article Outlaw community innovations International Journal of Innovation Management 12(3): 399–418 Celine Schulz, Stefan Wagner (2008)

Journal Article Business method patents in Europe and their strategic use: Evidence from franking device manufacturers Economics of Innovation and New Technology 17(3): 173–194 Stefan Wagner (2008)

Journal Article Make-or-buy decisions in patent related services Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft Special Issue(4): 47–68 Stefan Wagner (2007)

Journal Article Zero-inflated generalized Poisson models with regression effects on the mean, dispersion and zero-inflation level applied to patent outsourcing rates Statistical Modelling 7(2): 125–153 Claudia Czado, Vinzenz Erhardt, Aleksey Min, Stefan Wagner (2007)

Journal Article Kapitalstrukturen börsennotierter Aktiengesellschaften: Deutschland und USA im Vergleich Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung) 75(4): 93–108 Philipp Jostarndt, Stefan Wagner (2006)

Journal Article Modeling probabilities of patent oppositions in a Bayesian semiparametric regression framework Empirical Economics 31(2): 513–533 Alexander Jerak, Stefan Wagner (2006)

Journal Article Stock exchanges and issuers: A changing relationship Quarterly Journal of Economic Research (Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung) 74(4): 125–139 Felix Treptow, Stefan Wagner (2005)

Book Der perfekte Businessplan [The perfect business plan] 3rd ed. Munich: C.H. Beck Bernd Fischl, Stefan Wagner (2016)

Book Economic analyses of the European patent system Innovation und Entrepreneurship, Wiesbaden: Gabler Stefan Wagner (2006)

Book Chapter The hidden costs of outsourcing: Evidence from patent data In The economics of outsourcing, ed. Leslie P. Willcocks, Mary C. Lacity, 696–715. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Reprint of Strategic Management Journal 31(11): 1183–1201. Markus Reitzig, Stefan Wagner (2015)

Book Chapter Outlaw community innovations In Perspectives on user innovation, Series on Technology Management, ed. Stephen Flowers, Flis Henwood, 191–210. London: Imperial College Press. Celine Schulz, Stefan Wagner (2010)

Book Chapter Regressionsanalyse In Theorien und Methoden der Betriebswirtschaft, ed. Manfred Schwaiger, Anton Meyer, 477–490. Munich: Vahlen. Dietmar Harhoff, Stefan Wagner (2009)

Conference Proceeding Patent indicators and product commercialization: Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry : 15837–15837 Stefan Wagner, Simon Wakeman (2014)

Conference Proceeding Conflict resolution, public goods and patent thickets Dietmar Harhoff, Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner (2014)

Other Businessplanerstellung 3: 16–19 Bernd Fischl, Michael Hartl, Stefan Wagner (2009)

Report The strategic use of patents and its implications for enterprise and competition policies Dietmar Harhoff, Bronwyn H. Hall, Georg von Graevenitz, Karin Hoisl, Stefan Wagner (2007)

Conference Proceeding Semiparametric Bayesian analysis of EPO patent opposition : 1263–1270 A. Jerak, Stefan Wagner (2004)

Report Economic development and the future of regenerative medicine in Germany Jan Kirsten, Frédéric Gabriel, Stefan Wagner, Matthias Ledig (2004)

ESMT Working Paper Freemium pricing: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment ESMT Working Paper Julian Runge, Stefan Wagner, Jörg Claussen, Daniel Klapper (2016)

ESMT Working Paper What do patent-based measures tell us about product commercialization? Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry ESMT Working Paper Published in Research Policy 45(5): 1091–1102. Stefan Wagner, Simon Wakeman (2015)

ESMT Working Paper Overcoming localization of knowledge: The role of professional service firms ESMT Working Paper Published in Strategic Management Journal 35(11): 1671–1688. Stefan Wagner, Karin Hoisl, Grid Thoma (2013)

ESMT Working Paper Conflict resolution, public goods and patent thickets ESMT Working Paper Published in Management Science 62(3): 704–721. Dietmar Harhoff, Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner (2013)

ESMT Working Paper Patent examination at the State Intellectual Property Office in China ESMT Working Paper Published in Research Policy 42(2): 552–563 Johannes Liegsalz, Stefan Wagner (2011)

Working Paper Incidence and growth of patent thickets: The impact of technological opportunities and complexity CEPR Discussion Papers

Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner, Dietmar Harhoff (2008)

Work in progress

Does the source of innovation matter for commercialization success? Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry Stefan Wagner, Simon Wakeman

Identifying the drivers of product adoption in social networks Ksenia Koroleva, Vid Stimac, Stefan Wagner

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