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The DRUID Winter Conference 1999

Holte, January 7-9, 1999


Programme of the DRUID Winter seminar, January 7-9, 1999


Thursday the 7th

Gathering at Kastrup Airport Domestic not later than 14.30. A bus (named "Lyngby Turistfart") will be waiting to take us to Holte


15.30 Arrival at: Scanticon Comwell, Kongevejen 195, 2840  Holte




16.00 – 18.30 Session 1: The regional and international dimension

Chairperson: Nicolai Juul Foss


1. Andersen, Poul Houman
Alice Lam/Jesper L. Christensen


Local external influences on SME export marketing activity: An empirical analysis


2. Andersen, Maj Munch
Commentators: Ken Green/Michael Iversen


Market institutions and interorganisational learning (forthcoming)


3. Juliana Hsuan
Ned Lorenz/Kirsten Foss


Modularization in black-boks design: Implications for Supplier-buyer relationships (forthcoming)


4. Filippi, Maryline
Alice Lam/Peter Maskell


Proximimy and coordination (forthcoming)


19.00 Dinner


20.30 – 21.30 Session 2: Guest Speaker

Chairperson: Bo Carlsson


5. Ken Green


Firm Strategies, Innovation and Sustainable growth



Friday the 8th

9.00- 12.30 Session 3: From micro to macro

Chairperson: Esben Sloth Andersen


11.00 – 11.15 Coffee


6. Drejer, Ina
Bo Carlsson/Bent Dalum


The Role of Technological Linkages in a Leontief Scheme – From static Structures to Endogenous Evolution of Technical Coefficients


7. Bengt-Ĺke Lundvall and Peter Nielsen
Ned Lorenz/Maj M. Andersen


Competition, transformation and polarisation in the learning economy — illustrated by the Danish case


8. Laursen, Keld
Bo Carlsson/Dieter Ernst


Do export and technological specialisation patterns co-evolve in terms of convergence or divergence?: Evidence from 19 OECD Countries, 1971-1991


9. Kristensen, Frank Skov
Ken Green/Henrik Sornn-Friese


Towards a taxonomy of learning regimes: An empirical analysis of the Danish economy


13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 A walk in the wood

15.45 – 16.00 Coffee


16.00 – 18.30 Session 4: Firm strategies

Chairperson: Jens Frřslev Christensen


10. Foss, Kirsten
G.B. Richardson/Esben Sloth Andersen


Modular Product Design: Creating "Technologically Separable Interfaces"


11. Mahnke, Volker
Eric Brosseau/Poul Rind Christensen


The Economies of Knowledge-Sharing: Production- and Organization Cost Considerations


12. Andersen, Poul Houman & Kristensen, Frank Skov
Ned Lorenz/Ina Drejer

How marketing relationships affect Marketing Organization: Evidence from Denmark

13. Sornn-Friese, Henrik
Alice Lam/Frank S. Kristensen


Mutualism, Economic Relationships, and and Business Strategy


19.00 Dinner



Saturday the 9th

9.00 – 12.30 Session 5: Markets and knowledge Sharing

Chairperson: Bent Dalum


11.00 – 11.15 Coffee


14. Foss, Nicolai Juul & Sautet, Frédéric
Eric Brosseau/ Keld Laursen


The Organization of Large, Complex Firms: an Austrian View

15. Iversen, Mikael
G.B. Richardson/Nicolai J. Foss


Competive Advantage through Intrafirm Synergies


16. Lojacono, Gabriella
Bo Carlson/Kristian Philipsen


Re-Configurations and Co-Productive Strategies – Overcoming bottlenecks for knowledge sharing



13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 Departure for Copenhagen


Invited guests:

Confirmed: Bo Carlsson, Alice Lam, Edward Lorenz, Ken Green, G.B. Richardson and Eric Brousseau.


Format of session may be influenced by chairpersons but standard could be:

Author 10 minutes

Guest commentator 10 minutes

Druid commentator 5 minutes

General debate 5-15 minutes