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Dr Tobias Schmidt

Research Interests

  • Household finance
  • Innovation activities of firms

Refereed Publications

  • Müller, P. und T. Schmidt (2017), Identifying income and wealth-poor households in the euro area, Journal of Poverty, forthcoming.
  • Sieber, S. und T. Schmidt (2017), The Influence of an Up-Front Experiment on Respondents’ Recording Behaviour in Payment Diaries: Evidence from Germany, Journal of Official Statistics, forthcoming.
  • Arrondel, L., L. Bartiloro, P. Fessler, P. Lindner, T. Y. Mathä, C. Rampazzi, F. Savignac, T. Schmidt, M. Schürz and P. Vermeulen (2016), How do households allocate their assets? – Stylized facts from the Eurosystem Household Finance and Consumption Survey, International Journal of Central Banking, June/2016, 129-220.
  • Bagnall, J., D. Bounie, K. P. Huynh, A. Kosse, T. Schmidt, S. D. Schuh and H. Stix (2016), Consumer Cash Usage: A Cross-Country Comparison with Payment Diary Survey Data, International Journal of Central Banking, December/2016, 1-62.
  • Kalckreuth, U. von, T. Schmidt and H. Stix (2014), Using Cash to Monitor Liquidity – Implications for Payments, Currency Demand and Withdrawal Behavior, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 46(8), pp. 1753-1786.
  • Schmidt, T. (2014), Consumers’ Recording Behaviour in Payment Diaries – Empirical Evidence from Germany, Survey Methods: Insights from the Field, August 2014, http://surveyinsights.org/?p=4563, DOI: 10.13094/SMIF-2014-00008.
  • Kalckreuth, U. von, T. Schmidt and H. Stix (2014), Choosing and Using Payment Instruments: Evidence from German Microdata, Emprical Economics, Vol.46(3), 1019-1055.
  • De Faria, P. and T. Schmidt (2012), International cooperation on innovation: firm-level evidence from two European countries, Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, Vol.14(3), 304-324.
  • Cantner, U., K. Joel and T. Schmidt (2011), The effects of knowledge management on innovative success – an empirical analysis of German firms, Research Policy, Vol.40(10), 1453-1462.
  • Schmidt, T. (2010), Absorptive Capacity – One size fits all?, Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol.31(1), 1-18.
  • Abramovsky, L., E. Kremp, A. López, T. Schmidt and H. Simpson (2009), Understanding co-operative R&D activity: evidence from four European countries, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol.18(3), 243-265.
  • Cantner, U., K. Joel and T. Schmidt (2009), The use of knowledge management by German innovators, Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol.13(4), 187-203.
  • Schmidt, T. and W. Sofka (2009), Liability of Foreignness as a Barrier to Knowledge Spillovers: Lost in Translation?, Journal of International Management, Vol.15(4), 460-474.
  • Aerts, K. and T. Schmidt (2008), Two for the price of one? Additionality effects of R&D subsidies: A comparison between Flanders and Germany, Research Policy, Vol.37(5), 806-822.
  • Aschhoff, B. and T. Schmidt (2008), Empirical Evidence on the Success of R&D Co-operation – Happy Together?, Review of Industrial Organisation, Vol.33(1), 41-62.
  • Aschhoff, B. and T. Schmidt (2007), Die Nutzung der Daten des Mannheimer Innovationspanels für die Politikberatung, DIW Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, Vol.76(3), 17-28.
  • Grimpe, C., T. Schmidt and W. Sofka (2007), Innovationspotenziale in der Bewertung von IPOs, M&A Review, 3/2007, 118-123.

Other Working Papers and Publications

  • Crossley, T. F., T. Schmidt, P. Tzamourani and J. K. Winter (2017), Interviewer Effects and the Measurement of Financial Literacy, ISER Working Paper Series 2017-06, Colchester, UK.
  • Schmidt, T. (2016), Cash payments more popular in Germany than in other countries, Research Brief 1st edition, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Le Blanc, J. and T. Schmidt (2014), Knocking on Respondents' Doors - Interviewers and Unit Non-Response in a Large Wealth Survey, in: JSM Proceedings, Survey Methodology Section, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, 943-957.
  • Bagnall, J., D. Bounie, K. P. Huynh, A. Kosse, T. Schmidt, S. D. Schuh and H. Stix (2014), Consumer Cash Usage: A Cross-Country Comparison with Payment Diary Survey Data, ECB Working Paper Series No. 1685, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Schmidt, T. and M. Eisele (2013), Oversampling vermögender Haushalte im Rahmen der Studie "Private Haushalte und ihre Finanzen (PHF)", in: T. Riede, S. Bechtold and N. Ott (edt.), Weiterentwicklung der amtlichen Haushaltsstatistiken, 31-40, Scivero Verlag, Berlin
  • von Kalckreuth, U., T. Schmidt and H. Stix (2011), Using cash to monitor liquidity – implications for payments, currency demand and withdrawal behaviour, ECB Working Paper Series No. 1385 (Oktober 2011), Frankfurt am Main.
  • Hoewer, D., T. Schmidt and W. Sofka (2011), An Information Economics Perspective on Main Bank Relationships and Firm R&D, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 11-055, Mannheim.
  • Cantner, U., K. Joel and T. Schmidt (2009), The effects of knowledge management on innovative success – an empirical analysis of German firms, Jena Economic Research Papers, No 2009-037, Jena.
  • Kalckreuth, U. von, T. Schmidt and H. Stix (2009), Choosing and Using Payment Instruments: Evidence from German Microdata, ECB Working Paper Series, No 1144, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Hoffmann, A., H. Wörlen, A. Friedrich, N. Knaust, U. von Kalckreuth, and T. Schmidt (2009), Payment Behavior in Germany - An Empirical Study of the Selection and Utilisation of Payment Instruments in the Federal Republic of Germany, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Cantner, U., K. Joel and T. Schmidt (2008), The Use of Knowledge Management by Innovators – Empirical Evidence for Germany, Jena Economic Research Papers, No 2008-002, Jena.
  • Schmidt, T., F. Schwiebacher and W. Sofka (2008), The Effects of Experience on Selecting Innovation Projects – Better the Devil You Know, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 08-084, Mannheim.
  • Rammer, C. and T. Schmidt (2007), Non-technological and Technological Innovation: Strange Bedfellows?, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 07-052, Mannheim.
  • Schmidt, T. (2007), Motives for co-operation in innovation: Evidence from the 2005 Canadian Survey of Innovation, Statistics Canada Innovation Analysis Bulletin, Vol.9(2), 7-8.
  • Aerts, K. and T. Schmidt (2006), Two For the Price of One? - On Additionality Effects of R&D Subsidies: A Comparison between Flanders and Germany, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 06-063, Mannheim.
  • Aschhoff, B. and T. Schmidt (2006), Empirical Evidence on the Success of R&D Co-operation - Happy together?, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 06-059, Mannheim.
  • Aschhoff, B., T. Doherr, B. Ebersberger, B. Peters, C. Rammer and T. Schmidt (2006), Innovation in Germany. Results of the German Innovation Survey 2005, Mannheim.
  • Schmidt, T. (2006), An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Patents and Secrecy on Knowledge Spillovers, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 06-048, Mannheim.
  • Schmidt, T. and W. Sofka (2006), Lost in Translation - Empirical Evidence for Liability of Foreignness as Barriers to Knowledge Spillovers, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 06-001, Mannheim.
  • Abramovsky, L., E. Kremp, A. López, T. Schmidt and H. Simpson (2005), Understanding Co-operative R&D Activity: Evidence from Four European Countries, IFS Working Papers, W05/23, London.
  • Schmidt, T. (2005), Absorptive Capacity – One Size Fits All? A Firm-level Analysis of Absorptive Capacity for Different Kinds of Knowledge, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 05-72, Mannheim.
  • Schmidt, T. (2005), Knowledge Flows and R&D Co-operation: Firm-level Evidence from Germany, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 05-22, Mannheim.
  • Aschhoff, B., T. Doherr, H. Niggemann, B. Peters and C. Rammer (2005), Innovationen in Deutschland, ZEW Wirtschaftsanalysen, Bd. 78, Baden-Baden.
  • Aschhoff, B., B. Peters, C. Rammer and T. Schmidt (2005), Innovation Activities of German Enterprises - New Results from the Annual Innovation Survey by the ZEW, in: W. L. Filho and M. Weresa (eds.), Economic and Technological Dimensions of National Innovation Systems, S. 42-70, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Rammer, C. and T. Schmidt (2004), Innovationsverhalten der Unternehmen in Deutschland, Studien zum Deutschen Innovationssystem, 15-2004, Berlin.
  • Schmidt, T. and W. Sofka (2004) I like the way you move – An empirical investigation into the Mechanisms Behind First Mover and Follower Strategies, ZEW Discussion Paper, No 04-87, Mannheim.
  • Ebling, G., S. Gottschalk, N. Janz, B. Peters and T. Schmidt (2003), Die Mannheimer Innovationspanels: Datenerhebung und -nutzung, in: N. Janz and G. Licht (eds.), Innovationsforschung heute, ZEW Wirtschaftsanalysen, Bd. 63, S. 9-16, Baden-Baden.
  • Gottschalk, S., N. Janz, B. Peters, C. Rammer and T. Schmidt (2002), Innovationsverhalten der deutschen Wirtschaft: Hintergrundbericht zur Innovationserhebung 2001, ZEW Dokumentation, Nr. 02-03, Mannheim.

Presentations

  • 2016: 23rd ERES Annual Conference, Regensburg, 34th IARIW Conference, Dresden, 2016 AREUEA International Conference, Alicante, Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Augsburg, 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology, Leicester, 1st Conference on Behavioral Finance and Financial Literacy, Barcelona, 17th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop, Halle
  • 2015: 6th European Survey Research Association (ESRA) Conference, Reykjavik; Understanding Society - Scientific Conference 2015, Colchester; 3rd Luxemburg Workshop on Household Finance, Luxemburg; Joint ECB and Bank of Finland Conference on Payments, Helsinki; ECB Conference on Household Finance, Frankfurt am Main; International Total Survey Error Conference 2015, Baltimore
  • 2014: Applied Micro Workshop at Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse; SNB-OeNB-Bundesbank Workshop, Zurich; Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS), Berlin
  • 2013: Joint Statistical Meeting, Statistische Woche, 2nd SAVE-PHF Conference, Eltville; DSGV Forum "Privater Haushalt", Berlin; ZEW Research Seminar, Mannheim
  • 2012: 1st SAVE-PHF Conference, Munich
  • 2011: European Survey Research Association (ESRA) Conference, Lausanne; Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Ottawa; Third Central Bank Forum on Payment Surveys, Barcelona
  • 2010: European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), Istanbul; International Schumpeter Society Conference, Aalborg; DIME Workshop "Innovation and the design of financial systems", Paris; Household Finance and Consumption Network Meeting, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2009: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Magdeburg; Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Toronto; ECB/DNB Joint Conference "Retail Payments: Integration and Innovation", Frankfurt am Main
  • 2008: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Graz; ZEW Conference "Empirical Economics of Innovation and Patenting", Mannheim; Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Vancouver; Comperative Analysis of of Enterprise Data (CAED), Budapest; OeNB Summer School "Survey Data Analysis", Vienna; Household Finance and Consumption Network Meeting, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2003-2007: DRUID Summer Conference, Copenhagen; Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Halifax; Blue Sky II – What Indicators for Science, Technology and Innovation Policies in the 21st Century?, Ottawa; Comperative Analysis of Enterprise Microdata Conference (CAED), Chicago; International Industrial Organization Conference (IIOC), Boston; United States – European Union: Workshop on Innovation Statistics, Washington, D.C.; ONS Analysis of Enterprise Microdata Conference 2005, Cardiff; Industry Canada Brown Bag Seminar, Ottawa; Expert Workshop "Managing global innovation networks", Duisburg; DRUID Summer Conference 2005; Copenhagen; Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitk 2005, Bonn; Augustin Cournot Doctoral Days, Strassburg; The European Network on Industrial Policy (EUNIP) 2004, Birmingham; DRUID Summer Conference 2004, Helsingor; Empirical Economics of Innovation and Patenting 2003, Mannheim

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