Michael Kopel

University of Graz

Professor

Universitaetsstrasse 15 / FE

A-8010 Graz, 8010

Austria

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Strategic Delegation in Oligopoly

Chapter 24 in: Handbook of Game Theory and Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2016
Michael Kopel and Mario Pezzino
University of Graz and University of Manchester
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Strategic interdependence, delegation, oligopoly, managerial incentives

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Strategic CSR, Spillovers, and First-Mover Advantage

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2009
Michael Kopel
University of Graz
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First Mover Advantage, Coporate Social Resposibility, Intensity of Competition, CSR Spillovers

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Commitment, First-Mover-, and Second-Mover Advantage

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Michael Kopel and Clemens Löffler
University of Graz and University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication (FHWien der WKW)
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Stackelberg, Second-mover advantage, Process innovation, strategic delegation

Socially Responsible Firms and Endogenous Choice of Strategic Incentives

Economic Modelling, Vol. 29, pp. 982-989, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
Michael Kopel and Björn Brand
University of Graz and University of Graz
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Socially concerned firms, Corporate social responsibility, Strategic incentives, Mixed oligopoly

Socially Responsible Firms and Endogenous Choice of Strategic Incentives

Economic Modelling, Vol. 29, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Michael Kopel and Björn Brand
University of Graz and University of Graz
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socially concerned firms, corporate social responsibility, strategic incentives, mixed oligopoly

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A New Perspective on the Benefits of Slack Building Under Participative Budgeting

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
University of Graz, Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of GrazUniversity of Graz
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Participative Budgeting; Organizational slack; Budget padding; Input Pricing

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A New View of Organizations as Disequilibrium Systems

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2011
Michael Kopel
University of Graz
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Organizational Governance, Leadership, and the Influence of Competition

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Michael Kopel and Clemens Löffler
University of Graz and University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication (FHWien der WKW)
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Firm heterogeneity, Organizational governance, First- or secondmover, Intensity of competition

R&D Competition Versus R&D Cooperation in Oligopolistic Markets with Evolving Structure

Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management No. 06-2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Herbert Dawid, Peter M. Kort and Michael Kopel
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research and University of Graz
Downloads 154 (243,064)
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R&D Competition versus R&D Cooperation in Oligopolistic Markets with Evolving Structure

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 31, No. 5, 2013
Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Herbert Dawid, Michael Kopel and Peter M. Kort
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research

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R&D, Competition, Cooperation, Product innovation, Capital accumulation, Differential game

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Voluntary Disclosure in a Cournot-Bertrand Duopoly

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Michael Kopel and Eva Putz
University of Graz and University of Graz
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Voluntary disclosure, managerial contract information, strategic incentives, Cournot-Bertrand

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Sourcing Strategies of a Multi-Input-Multi-Product Firm

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Michael Kopel, Clemens Löffler and Thomas Pfeiffer
University of Graz, University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication (FHWien der WKW) and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
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make-or-buy; multi-product firm; outsourcing

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Why Do Socially Concerned Firms Provide Low-Powered Incentives to Their Managers?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 May 2013
Michael Kopel and Björn Brand
University of Graz and University of Graz
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Intrinsic motivation, Managerial compensation structure, Social strategy, Strategic incentives

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Dynamic Investment Strategies and Leadership in Product Innovation

Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management No. 03-2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Mar 2017
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research
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product innovation strategy, capacity investment, dynamic competition, Markov Perfect Equilibrium

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Disclosure of Managerial Contract Information in a Vertically Related Market

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 May 2020
Michael Kopel and Eva Putz
University of Graz and University of Graz
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Voluntary disclosure, strategic incentives, vertically related markets, quantity and price competition

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Multi-Stage Innovations: The Value of Flexibility in a Strategic Setting

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Nov 2006
Herbert Dawid, Michael Kopel and Peter M. Kort
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research
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product and process innovation, multi-stage decision making, market introduction, innovation incentives

New Product Introduction and Capacity Investment by Incumbents: Effects of Size on Strategy

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Herbert Dawid, Michael Kopel and Peter M. Kort
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research
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product portfolio selection, price-capacity-choice, firm size and innovation

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Product Innovation Incentives by an Incumbent Firm: A Dynamic Analysis

Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management No. 11-2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research
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product innovation, multi-product firm, R&D, piecewise deterministic optimal control, Skiba curve

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Delegation in an R&D Game with Spillovers

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 May 2006
Michael Kopel and Christian Riegler
University of Graz and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Strategic Delegation, Research and Development, Incentives, Strategic Commitment

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Endogenous Timing and Strategic Managerial Incentives in a Duopoly Game

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Michael Kopel and Clemens Löffler
University of Graz and University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication (FHWien der WKW)
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Endogenous timing, Strategic delegation, First- or second-mover advantage

Trash it or Sell it? A Strategic Analysis of the Market Introduction of Product Innovations

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Herbert Dawid, Michael Kopel and Thomas Dangl
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Vienna University of Technology
Downloads 105 (325,105)
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product/process innovation, market introduction, innovation incentives

Trash It or Sell It? A Strategic Analysis of the Market Introduction of Product Innovations

International Game Theory Review (IGTR), 2009
Posted: 22 Jun 2010
Herbert Dawid, Michael Kopel and Thomas Dangl
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Vienna University of Technology

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Product innovation, process innovation, market introduction, innovation incentives

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Complementary Monopolies and Multi-Product Firms

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 May 2017
Michael Kopel, Clemens Löffler and Thomas Pfeiffer
University of Graz, University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication (FHWien der WKW) and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
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complementary monopolies, multi-input sourcing, multi-product firms

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Moral Hazard in the Presence of Suppliers and Competitors

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Harald Hinterecker and Michael Kopel
University of Graz - Department of Organization and Economics of Institutions and University of Graz
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moral hazard, procurement, competition

Mandatory Disclosure of Managerial Contracts in Nonprofit Organizations

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2021
Michael Kopel and Marco A. Marini
University of Graz and University of Rome La Sapienza
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Nonprofit Organizations, Mandatory Contract Disclosure, Fundraising Competition, Strategic Incentive Contracts, Project Clustering, Project Specialization

Mandatory Disclosure of Managerial Contracts in Nonprofit Organizations

FEEM Working Paper No. 26.2020
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2020
Michael Kopel and Marco A. Marini
University of Graz and University of Rome La Sapienza
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Nonprofit Organizations, Mandatory Contract Disclosure, Fundraising Competition, Strategic Incentive Contracts, Project Clustering, Project Specialization

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Optimal Compensation Structure in Consumer Cooperatives Under Mixed Oligopoly

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jun 2012
Michael Kopel and Marco A. Marini
University of Graz and University of Rome La Sapienza
Downloads 76 (394,441)
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Consumer Cooperatives, Strategic Incentives, Price Competition, Oligopoly

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Evolutionary Competition in a Mixed Market with Socially Concerned Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2013
University of Graz, University of Calabria - Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance and University of Arizona - Department of Systems & Industrial Engineering (SIE)
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Corporate social responsibility, mixed oligopoly, evolutionary dynamics

CEO Activism and Supply Chain Interactions

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2021
Harald Hinterecker, Michael Kopel and Anna Ressi
University of Graz - Department of Organization and Economics of Institutions, University of Graz and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Responsible investments, Supply chains, CEO activism, Coordination

CEO Activism and Supply Chain Interactions

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 1, pp. 235-249, 2018
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Harald Hinterecker, Michael Kopel and Anna Ressi
University of Graz - Department of Organization and Economics of Institutions, University of Graz and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Responsible investments, supply chains, CEO activism, coordination

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Tax Differences and Global Supply Chain Architecture

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Michael Kopel and Clemens Löffler
University of Graz and University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication (FHWien der WKW)
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MNF's location strategy, External CUP, Internal CUP, Tax optimization, Transfer pricing

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Mixed Industry Outcomes in Oligopoly Markets with Socially Concerned Firms

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Michael Kopel and Fabio G. Lamantia
University of Graz and University of Calabria - Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance
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Corporate social responsibility, mixed oligopoly markets, evolutionary dynamics, coalition stability, influence of competition

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Supply Side Effects of Pollution Tax Rate Asymmetries

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Harald Hinterecker and Michael Kopel
University of Graz - Department of Organization and Economics of Institutions and University of Graz
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Multi-Product Firms, Pollution Taxes, Supply Side Effects, Organizational Structure of MNEs

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On Price Competition with Market Share Delegation Contracts

Quaderni DSE Working Paper No. 806
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Michael Kopel and Luca Lambertini
University of Graz and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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delegation, managerial fi…rms, Bertrand competition

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Price and Quantity Contracts in a Mixed Duopoly with a Socially Concerned …Firm

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jan 2014
Michael Kopel
University of Graz
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Price or quantity contracts, Mixed market, Corporate social responsibility

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Strategic Delegation in Successive Oligopolies with Differentiated Firms

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Apr 2020
Peter Habiger and Michael Kopel
Department of Organization and Economics of Institutions and University of Graz
Downloads 42 (520,481)
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Strategic Delegation, Successive Oligopolies, Price and Quantity Competition

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Investment Incentives in Multi-Product Distribution Channels

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 13 May 2021
University of Oregon, University of Graz, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
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Common retailer, investments, market shares, multi-product distribution channel, supply chain coordination

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On the (Non) Existence of a Price Equilibrium in Delegation Games with Relative Performance Compensation

Quaderni DSE Working Paper No. 807
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Michael Kopel and Luca Lambertini
University of Graz and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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managerial …firms, Bertrand competition, delegation, equilibrium existence

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Product Innovation With Partial Capacity Rollover

Bielefeld Working Papers in Economics and Management No. 02-2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Herbert Dawid, Michael Kopel and Peter M. Kort
Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics, University of Graz and Tilburg University - Department of Econometrics & Operations Research
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dynamic duopoly, product innovation, capital accumulation, differential games, Markov perfect equilibrium, capacity rollover

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Global Bifurcations in a Complementarity Game

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Michael Kopel and Fabio G. Lamantia
University of Graz and University of Calabria - Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance
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Complementarity games, dynamical systems, stability, Basins of attraction

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Discussion of 'Shareholder Value vs. Large Size in the Global Economy'

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 65, January 2013, pp. 22-26
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Michael Kopel
University of Graz
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Capturing Direct and Cross Price Effects in a Differentiated Products Duopoly Model

The Manchester School, Vol. 85, Issue 3, pp. 282-294, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Michael Kopel, Anna Ressi and Luca Lambertini
University of Graz, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Vertical Boundaries and Endogenous Intensity of Social Comparison

Kopel, M., & Ressi, A. (2018). Vertical Boundaries and Endogenous Intensity of Social Comparison. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), (Online First), 1-21.
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
Michael Kopel and Anna Ressi
University of Graz and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

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Social Comparison; Status Concerns; Vertical Separation; Vertical Integration; Price Competition

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Location Choice and Contract Bargaining

Posted: 23 Dec 2014
Michael Kopel, Mario Pezzino and Anna Ressi
University of Graz, University of Manchester and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

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location choice, bargaining over incentive contracts, partial and full delegation