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E-mail: urbig@diemo.de  
    Prof. Dr. Diemo Urbig
    » Assistant Professor for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Corporate Change (since 2012)
         at Jackstädt Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research, University of Wuppertal
    » External research affiliate at Department of Management, University of Antwerp  (since 2012)
        ~   Ph.D. (Management Science, Doctor, Radboud University Nijmegen, 2010)
        ~   M.Sc. (Computer Science, Dipl.-Inf., Humboldt University, Berlin, 2003)
        ~   M.Sc. (Management, Dipl-Kfm., Humboldt University, Berlin, 2001)
    Previous positions:

University of Antwerp
, Faculty of Applied Economics, Department of Management (2009-2012)
Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Public Policy Group
            Humboldt University of Berlin, Entrepreneurial Studies and Innovation Management  (2006-2007)
            Humboldt University of BerlinArtificial Intelligence Group (2002-2006)
           Wharton School, University of Pennsilvania (2010), Florida International University (2009)
Research fields:
Economic and managerial psychology, entrepreneurship and innovation, organizational behavior
Research topics:
Individual decision-making under risk and uncertainty, source- and effect-dependent risk perceptions and preferences, structures of risk and uncertainty, social learning and diffusion, overconfidence and optimism, entrepreneurial and managerial cognition, new product development, technology transfer

Selected recent & forthcoming publications (all publications)
  • Procher, V, Urbig, D., Volkmann, C. (forthcoming) Time to BRIC it? Internationalization of European family firms in Europe, North America, and the BRIC countries. Applied Economics Letters.
  • Urbig, D., Bürger, R., Patzelt, H., Schweizer, L. (2013) Investor reactions to new product development failures: The moderating role of product development stage. Journal of Management, 39(4), 985 - 1015. dx.doi.org/10.1177/0149206311416120
  • Urbig, D., Monsen, E. (2012)  The structure of optimism: “Controllability affects the extent to which efficacy beliefs shape outcome expectancies”. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(4), 854–867. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2012.03.004

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