Wolfgang Sofka

Tilburg University

Assistant Professor

Netherlands

CentER

Assistant Professor

P.O. Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

CIR

Fellow

Warandelaan 2

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

I Like the Way You Move: An Empirical Investigation into the Mechanisms Behind First Mover and Follower Strategies

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 04-087
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Wolfgang Sofka and Tobias Schmidt
Tilburg University and Deutsche Bundesbank - Research Center
Downloads 390 (73,909)
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Innovation strategy, first mover, bivariate probit

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There's No Place Like Home: A Strategic Framework to Overcome Liability of Foreignness in the German Car Market

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 05-084
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2008
Wolfgang Sofka and Jörg Zimmermann
Tilburg University and Max Planck Institute of Economics
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Liability of foreignness, automotive market, multinational strategy, seemingly unrelated regressions

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Internationalizing R&D Co-Opetition: Dress for the Dance with the Devil

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-045
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Anja Schmiele and Wolfgang Sofka
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Tilburg University
Downloads 203 (147,722)
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Co-opetition, R&D collaboration, internationalization, innovation management

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Innovation on Demand - Can Public Procurement Drive Market Success of Innovations

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-052
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 2008
Birgit Aschhoff and Wolfgang Sofka
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Tilburg University
Downloads 188 (158,571)
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Innovation policy, public procurement, comparison of instruments, innovation success

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Global Idea Sourcing - an Empirical Investigation into the Mechanisms Behind the Usage of Foreign Business Sources for Innovation

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 05-053
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Wolfgang Sofka
Tilburg University
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Innovation strategy, globalization, external sources

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Innovation Activities Abroad and the Effects of Liability of Foreignness: Where it Hurts

Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) Discussion Paper No. 06-029
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 May 2006
Wolfgang Sofka
Tilburg University
Downloads 164 (178,982)
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Liability of foreignness, offshoring R&D, internationalization, innovation

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Lost in Translation Empirical Evidence for Liability of Foreignness as Barriers to Knowledge Spillovers

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Tobias Schmidt and Wolfgang Sofka
Deutsche Bundesbank - Research Center and Tilburg University
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Liability of foreignness, knowledge spillover, globalisation, trivariate probit

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Global Sensing and Sensibility - a Multi-Stage Matching Assessment of Competitive Advantage from Foreign Sources of Innovation

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Wolfgang Sofka and Thorsten Teichert
Tilburg University and University of Hamburg
Downloads 120 (230,030)
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Global innovation, global sensing, capability based view, matching estimation

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The Pulse of Liability of Foreignness: Dynamic Legitimacy and Experience Effects in the German Car Market

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-070
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Ulrich Kaiser and Wolfgang Sofka
University of Southern Denmark - Faculty of Social Sciences and Tilburg University
Downloads 113 (240,324)
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Liability of foreignness, internationalization strategy, globalization

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The Effects of Experience on Selecting Innovation Projects - Better the Devil You Know

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-084
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Tobias Schmidt, Franz Schwiebacher and Wolfgang Sofka
Deutsche Bundesbank - Research Center, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Tilburg University
Downloads 83 (294,489)

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Project selection, real options, absorptive capacity

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Formal and Strategic Appropriability Strategies of Multinational Firms - A Cross Country Comparison

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-030
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Pedro Faria and Wolfgang Sofka
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - IN+ Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research and Tilburg University
Downloads 69 (327,488)
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Appropriability, Multinational Companies, Patenting

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Regional Dimensions of Liability of Foreignness: Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-023
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Wolfgang Sofka and Jörg Zimmermann
Tilburg University and Max Planck Institute of Economics
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Liability of foreignness, multinational strategy, automotive market

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Successful Patterns of Scientific Knowledge Sourcing - Mix and Match

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-033
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Birgit Aschhoff and Wolfgang Sofka
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Tilburg University
Downloads 68 (330,064)

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Technology transfer, industry-science links, open innovation, university knowledge

An Information Economics Perspective on Main Bank Relationships and Firm R&D

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-055
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Daniel Hoewer, Tobias Schmidt and Wolfgang Sofka
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Deutsche Bundesbank - Research Center and Tilburg University
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innovation, banking, information asymmetry

An Information Economics Perspective on Main Bank Relationships and Firm R&D

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2011,19
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Daniel Hoewer, Tobias Schmidt and Wolfgang Sofka
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Deutsche Bundesbank - Research Center and Tilburg University
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Innovation, banking, information asymmetry

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What Makes Foreign Knowledge Attractive to Domestic Innovation Managers?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-055
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Wolfgang Sofka
Tilburg University
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Host Country Contingencies on Knowledge Protection Strategies of Multinational Firms – Bring a Knife to a Gunfight?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2009
Edlira Shehu and Wolfgang Sofka
Copenhagen Business School and Tilburg University
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Knowledge protection, Multinational Companies, Patenting

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Knowledge Sourcing: Legitimacy Deficits for MNC Subsidiaries?

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2009,09
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Tobias Schmidt and Wolfgang Sofka
Deutsche Bundesbank - Research Center and Tilburg University
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Liability of foreignness, knowledge spillover, globalization

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Innovating for the Better? The Role of Advocacy Group Work Experience for Employee Pay

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11649
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2018
Christoph Grimpe, Ulrich Kaiser and Wolfgang Sofka
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational EconomicsZEW Centre for European Economic Research, University of Zurich and Tilburg University
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human capital, advocacy groups, stakeholder theory, signaling, value creation

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Specialized Search and Innovation Performance – Evidence Across Europe

R&D Management, Vol. 40, Issue 3, pp. 310-323, June 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 May 2010
Wolfgang Sofka and Christoph Grimpe
Tilburg University and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational EconomicsZEW Centre for European Economic Research
Downloads 3 (620,064)
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The European Automotive Industry: Competitiveness, Challenges, and Future Strategies

in: European Commission, European Competitiveness Report 2004, Commission Staff Working Document SEC (2004) 1397, Chapter 4.
Posted: 18 May 2009
Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Tilburg University, University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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industry report, automotove, Europe