2010 Strategy Conference

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Columbia Business School's Competitive Strategy CDA will host its 1st annual Strategy Conference on December 3, 2010. The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in the community working on problems of broad interest to competitive strategy, and to provide a platform for sharing new research ideas.


Columbia Business School
333 Uris Hall / Calder Lounge - 1st Floor Uris Hall
3022 Broadway
Columbia University
New York, NY 10011


Time Event

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Breakfast - Calder Lounge - 1st Floor Uris Hall

9:15 a.m.

Introductions: Bruce Kogut


Welcome Address: Dean Glenn Hubbard

9:30 a.m.

Keynote Address: Duncan Watts, Yahoo! Research

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Coffee break

10:30-12:00 a.m.

PANEL 1: Wouter Dessein, Chair

Paying More to Get Less

Matthew Bidwell, Wharton
(Discussant: Ann Bartel, Columbia)

Rankings and Social Tournaments

Iwan Barankay, Wharton
(Discussant: Ernesto Reuben, Columbia)

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Poster Sessions - Calder Lounge - 1st Floor Uris Hall

1:30-3:00 p.m.

PANEL 2: Robert Salomon, NYU

Dynamic Entry with Cross Product Spillovers: An Application to the Generic Drug Industry

Ronald Gallant, Duke & NYU, Han Hong, Stanford, and Ahmed Khwaja, Yale
(Discussant: Brett Gordon, Columbia)

Innovation and Foreign Ownership

Maria Guadalupe, Columbia, Olga Kuzmina, Columbia, and Catherine Thomas, Columbia
(Discussant: Sue Feinberg, Rutgers)

3:00-3:30 p.m.

Coffee break

3:30-5:00 p.m.

PANEL 3: Kathy Harrigan, Chair

Selling your Heritage: Legacy Divestitures and the Costs of Corporate Renewal   Emilie Feldman, Wharton
(Discussant: Jerry Kim, Columbia)

Organization Learning in Evolving Networks: Alternative Growth Logics, Interpersonal Network Structure and Performance   Christina Fang, NYU
(Discussant: Olav Sorensen, Yale)

5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks: Don Lehmann, Columbia

5:15 p.m.

Reception - Calder Lounge - 1st Floor Uris Hall


Wouter Dessein
Bruce Kogut
Stephan Meier
Catherine Thomas