The STR Division gives the award annually in honor of the late Robert Litschert. To be eligible, papers must be authored by students only. Papers with one or more non-student co-authors are not considered.
Sina Khoshsokhan (Boston University): “When the Walls Come Down: Innovation in Diagnostics After the Invalidation of Gene Patents ”
Andrew Boysen (U. Pennsylvania): “Where Have All the Disruptions Gone? Co-adoption of Partially Substituting Technologies”
Andy Wu (U.of Pennsylvania): “Organizational Decision-Making and Information: Angel Investments by Venture Capital Partners”
Timothy Gubler (Washington U. in St. Louis): “Social Affiliations and Performance of Experts in Organizations”
Yuchen Zhang (U. of Colorado, Boulder): “How Vertical Integration Affects Firm Innovation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence.”
Seth Carnahan (U. of Maryland): “New Firm Creation Following Dissolution of Rival Organizations”
Philipp Meyer-Doyle (U. of Pennsylvania): “How Do Firms Become Good Acquirers? Managerial Learning and the Acquisition Capability of Firms”
Natalia Vuori & Timo Vuori (Aalto U.): “Mind the Way You Reflect: Causal Knowledge in Organizational Learning”
Majid Abdi (York U.): “Internationalization and Performance: Degree, Duration, and Scale of Operation”
Goce Andrevski (University of Kentucky): Competitive Strategy and Alliance Network Formation: Understanding the Origins of Network Positions.
Hans Frankort (U. of Maastricht): “Structural Holes, Technological Resources, and Innovation: A Study of an Interfirm R&D Network.”