Elisabeth MÜLLER

Elisabeth MÜLLER
Full Professor
Ph.D. in Economics - London School of Economics
Track: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
LEM Member
Education
  • 2004 : Ph.D. in Economics, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • 2000 : Master in Economics, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • 1999 : Diplom in Economics, University of Mannheim, Germany
  • 1997 : Study abroad, University of California, USA
Professional Experiences
Academic Experience
  • 2020 - present, Full professor of innovation and entrepreneurship, IÉSEG School of Management, , France
  • 2019 - 2020, Adjunct professor, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
  • 2015 - 2020, Professor, German Graduate School of Management and Law, Heilbronn, Germany
  • 2015 - present, Research associate, Leibnitz-Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany
  • 2015 - 2017, Adjunct professor, Swinburne University of Technology, , Australia
  • 2010 - 2015, Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2004 - 2010, (Senior) Researcher, Leibnitz-Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany
Professional Experience :
  • 2001 - 2001, Internship, National Economic Research Associates (NERA), London, United Kingdom
  • 1998 - 1999, Working student, BASF SE, , Germany
  • 1988 - 1991, Apprenticeship in business administration, Dentaurum GmbH & Co. KG, , Germany
Scientific prizes and Awards
Awards
  • 2020 : Strategic Management Society Journals Video Abstract Award, Strategic Management Society
  • 2009 : Support program for female researchers, Robert Bosch Foundation
  • 2005 : Young Economist Award of EARIE, European Association of Research in Industrial Economics
  • 2001 : Stipend of the London School of Economics and the Financial Markets Group for PhD studies, London School of Economics
  • 1996 : Stipend of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to study at the University of California, Berkeley, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • Boeing P., Müller E., (2019). Measuring Patent Quality in Cross-country Comparison, China Economic Review, 57 (1) 101331.
  • Haeussler C., Hennicke M., Müller E., (2019). Founder-inventors and their Investors: Implications for Firm Survival and Growth, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 13 (3) 288-325.
  • Müller E., Haeussler C., Syme L., (2019). Absorbing Partner Knowledge in R&D Collaborations – The Influence of Founders on Realized and Potential Absorptive Capacity, R&D management, 50 (2) 255-276.
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  • Boeing P., Müller E., Sandner P., (2016). China’s R&D Explosion – Analyzing Productivity Effects Across Ownership Types and Over Time, Research Policy, 45 (1) 159-176.
  • Boeing P., Müller E., (2016). Measuring Patent Quality in Cross-country Comparison, Economics Letters, 149 (1) 145-147.
  • Müller E., (2014). Entrepreneurs from Low-Skilled Immigrant Groups in Knowledge-intensive Industries – Company Characteristics, Survival and Innovative Performance, Small Business Economics, 42 (4) 871-889.
  • Harhoff D., Müller E., Van Reenen J., (2014). What are the Channels for Technology Sourcing? – Panel Data Evidence from German Companies, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 23 (1) 204-224.
  • Haeussler C., Harhoff D., Müller E., (2014). How Patenting Informs VC Investors – the Case of Biotechnology, Research Policy, 43 (8) 1286-1298.
  • Müller E., Cockburn I., MacGarvie M., (2013). Access to Intellectual Property for Innovation: Evidence on Problems and Coping Strategies from German Firms, Research Policy, 42 (2) 529-541.
  • Müller E., Reize F., (2013). Loan Availability and Investment – Can Innovative Companies Better Cope with Loan Denials?, Applied Economics, 45 (36) 5001-5011.
  • Müller E., (2011). Returns to Private Equity – Idiosyncratic Risk Does Matter!, Review of Finance, 15 (3) 545-574.
  • Cockburn I., MacGarvie M., Müller E., (2010). Patent Thickets, Licensing, and Innovative Performance, Industrial and Corporate Change, 19 (3) 899-925.
  • Blind K., Cremers K., Müller E., (2009). The Influence of Strategic Patenting on Companies’ Patent Portfolios, Research Policy, 38 (2) 428-436.
  • Müller E., Zimmermann V., (2009). The Importance of Equity Finance for R&D Activity – Are There Differences Between Young and Old Companies?, Small Business Economics, 33 (3) 303-318.
  • Müller E., (2008). How Does Owners’ Exposure to Idiosyncratic Risk Influence the Capital Structure of Private Companies?, Journal of Empirical Finance, 15 (2) 185-198.
  • Müller E., (2008). Benefits of Control, Capital Structure and Company Growth, Applied Economics, 40 (21) 2721-2734.
  • Müller E., Spitz-Oener A., (2006). Managerial Ownership and Company Performance in German Small and Medium-Sized Private Enterprises, German Economic Review, 7 (2) 233-247.
Books
  • Rammer C., Zimmermann V., Müller E., Heger D., Aschhoff B., Reize F., (2006) Innovationspotenziale von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen, Nomos,, Baden-Baden.
  • Heine C., Egeln J., Kerst C., Müller E., Park S.-M., (2006) Ingenieur- und Naturwissenschaften: Traumfach oder Albtraum?, Nomos,Nomos,, Baden-Baden., Baden-Baden.
Book Chapters
  • Müller E., Reize F., (2010), Finanzierung von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen, in: Finanzierung von Innovationen.
  • Czarnitzki D., Ebersberger B., Fier A., Hussinger K., Müller E., (2004), European Productivity, Innovation and Public Sector R&D, in: European Competitiveness Report 2004, Competitiveness and Benchmarking.
Peer Review Proceedings
  • Müller E., Koerner L., Figge P., Haeussler C., (2020), The Influence of Entrepreneurial Teams’ Ownership Distribution on Recombinatory Novelty, in: Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research (FER) Babson College, pp..
  • Haeussler C., Harhoff D., Müller E., (2008), The Role of Patents for VC Financing, in: Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research (FER) Babson College, pp..
Research fields
  • Organization of research in new ventures
  • Digital innovation
  • Development of new venture teams
  • Innovation in China
  • Management of intellectual property
Teaching
Grande Ecole Program:
  • Entrepreneurial teams
  • Business models + innovation
  • Innovation management
International MBA :
  • Innovation management
MSc in International Business :
  • Innovation management