Behavioral & Empirical Work in Progress (BEWIP Seminar)

Seminar Description

The Behavioral & Empirical Work In Progress (BEWIP) Seminar organized by the Economics & Policy Department of TUM School of Management offers both TUM affiliated and guest researchers the opportunity to present current work-in-progress in the area of behavioral(,) economics as well as empirical research projects.  

The BEWIP Seminar takes place every Tuesday from 12 p.m. (s.t.) to 1 p.m. (for exact dates, see below) and is currently streamed live online (for details see below). You are welcome to have lunch during the seminar. 

In case you want to present at the seminar or if you just want to be informed upfront via email on the upcoming presentations, please send an email to Christoph Gschnaidtner.


The BEWIP Seminar takes place every Tuesday from 12 p.m. (s.t.) to 1:00 p.m. and is streamed online on Zoom.

The following presentations will be held at the BEWIP Seminar in the winter term 2020/21:





Make No Mistakes: Consequences of Performance-related CEO Dismissal for Firm Innovation Outcomes

Ali Samei
(TUM Innovation & Entrepreneurship)


Bank Runs and CBDC - An experimental analysis

Christoph Gschnaidtner
(TUM Economics & Policy )


Can Peer Mentoring Improve Online Teaching Effectiveness? An RCT During the Corona Pandemic

Markus Nagler
(FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)


The Description-Experience gap in Cooperation

Orestis Kopsacheilis
(TUM Economics & Policy)


The Role of Son Preference and Birth Order in Child Development: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

Manzura Jumaniyazova
(TUM School of Governance)


Multinational Innovation and China's Science and Technology Boom

Zhaoxin Pu
(TUM Economics & Policy)


Belief updating and rationalization of ego-relevant information

Christoph Drobner
(TUM Campus Straubing)


Scientific qualification and productivity in the life sciences

Maya Göser
(TUM School of Management)


Tough bargains: When cooperation is more competitive than competition

Joachim Henkel
(TUM Innovation & Entrepreneurship)


Is faster always better? Time-to-Market in complex development processes in the automotive industry

Katharina Paul
(TUM Economics & Policy)


Behavioral consequences of religious education

Abu Siddique
(TUM Campus Straubing)


Commitment or Concealment? Impacts and Use of a Portable Saving Device: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Urban India

Janina Steinert
(TUM School of Governance)


ICT, Collaboration, and Science-Based Innovation: Evidence from BITNET

Kathrin Wernsdorf
(MPI Innovation und Wettbewerb)

23.02.2021 Slowly but Safely: On Behavioral Change and Transferability through a Design Thinking Intervention Sonja Förster
(TUM Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
02.03.2021 Life in the Fast Lane: Assessing the Impact of Accelerators on Startup Growth Using a Causal Forest Approach Siddharth Vedula
(TUM Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
09.03.2021 Founder Personality and Start-up Subsidies Hanna Hottenrott & Gary Chapman
(TUM Economics & Policy, Leicester Castle Business School)
16.03.2021 Public Reaction to Workplace Gender Discrimination Benedikt Schnurr & Christoph Fuchs
(TUM Marketing, Strategy and Leadership)

Previous semesters

For an overview of the presentations held at the BEWIP Seminar in the previous semesters, see the following link to the TUM School of Management's research seminars