Dr. Andrea M. Herrmann

Associate Professor – Utrecht University

Publications

Books

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy? Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK
Oxford: Oxford University Press. 202 pages. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2006)
Alternative pathways to competitiveness within developed capitalism - A comparative study fo the pharmaceutical sector in Germany, Italy, and the UK
Florence: European University Institute Press. 243 pages.

Book Chapters

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2020)
"On the Institutional Foundations of the Varieties of Entrepreneurship in Europe"
In: Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society in Europe, Part I Eds. Axel Marx, Mark Sanders and Mikael Stenkula. Berlin: Springer Verlag: pp. 71-90. [pdf]

Sanders, Mark, Mikael Stenkula, Michael Fritsch, Andrea M. Herrmann, Gresa Latifi, Balázs Páger, Laszlo Szerb, Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini and Michael Wyrwich (2020)
"A Reform Strategy for Germany"
In: Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society in Europe, Part II Eds. Axel Marx, Mark Sanders and Mikael Stenkula. Berlin: Springer Verlag: pp. 163-202. [pdf]

Sanders, Mark, Mikael Stenkula, Luca Grilli, Andrea M. Herrmann, Gresa Latifi, Balázs Páger, Laszlo Szerb and Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini (2020)
"A Reform Strategy for Italy"
In: Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society in Europe, Part II Eds. Axel Marx, Mark Sanders and Mikael Stenkula. Berlin: Springer Verlag: pp. 127-162. [pdf]

Sanders, Mark, James Dunstan, Saul Estrin, Andrea M. Herrmann, Balázs Páger, Laszlo Szerb and Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini (2020)
"A Reform Strategy for the UK"
In: Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society in Europe, Part II Eds. Axel Marx, Mark Sanders and Mikael Stenkula. Berlin: Springer Verlag: pp. 203-246. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M., Petra Zaal, Maryse M.H. Chappin and Brita Schemmann (2019)
"Does Education Still Matter in Online Labor Markets?"
In: Perspectives on the Sharing Economy Eds. Dominika Wruk, Achim Oberg and Indre Maurer. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing: pp. 64-71. [pdf]

Hancké, Bob and Andrea M. Herrmann (2007)
"Wage Bargaining and Comparative Advantage in EMU"
In: Beyond Varieties of Capitalism Eds. Bob Hancké, Martin Rhodes and Mark Thatcher. Oxford: Oxford University Press: pp. 122-144.

Peer-Reviewed Articles in Journals

Herrmann, Andrea M., Cornelia Storz and Lukas Held (2020)
"Whom do nascent ventures search for? Resource scarcity and linkage formation activities during new product development processes"
Small Business Economics, doi.org/10.1007/s11187-020-00426-9 [pdf]

Koutsimpogiorgos, Nikos, Jaap Van Slageren, Andrea M. Herrmann and Koen Frenken (2020)
"Conceptualizing the Gig Economy and its Regulatory Problems"
Policy and Internet, Vol. 12 (No. 4): pp. 525-545. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2019)
"A plea for varieties of entrepreneurship"
Small Business Economics, Vol. 52 (No. 2): pp. 331-343. [pdf]

Held, Lukas, Andrea M. Herrmann and Allard van Mossel (2018)
"Team formation processes in new ventures"
Small Business Economics, Vol. 51 (No. 2): pp. 441–464. [pdf]

Dilli, Selin, Niklas Elert and Andrea M. Herrmann (2018)
"Varieties of Entrepreneurship: Exploring the institutional foundations of different entrepreneurship types through ‘Varieties-of-Capitalism’ arguments"
Small Business Economics, Vol. 51 (No. 2): pp. 293–320. [pdf]

Thompson, Neil A., Andrea M. Herrmann and Marko P. Hekkert (2018)
"SME Knowledge Commercialisation through Public Sector Partnerships"
International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Vol. 15 (No. 3). [pdf]

Schemmann, Brita, Maryse M.H. Chappin and Andrea M. Herrmann (2017)
"The right kind of people: Characteristics of successful ideators’ online behaviour"
Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. 26 (No. 3): pp. 277-290. [pdf]

Meelen, Toon, Andrea M. Herrmann and Jan Faber (2017)
"Disentangling patterns of economic, technological and innovative specialization of Western economies: An assessment of the Varieties-of-Capitalism theory on comparative institutional advantages"
Research Policy, Vol. 46 (No. 3): pp. 667-677. [pdf]

Schemmann, Brita, Andrea M. Herrmann, Maryse M.H. Chappin and Gaston J. Heimeriks (2016)
"Crowdsourcing ideas: Involving ordinary users in the ideation phase of new product development"
Research Policy, Vol. 45 (No. 6): pp. 1145-1154. [pdf]

Thompson, Neil A., Andrea M. Herrmann and Marko P. Hekkert (2015)
"How sustainable entrepreneurs engage in institutional change: insights from biomass torrefaction in the Netherlands"
Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 106: pp. 608-618. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M., Janne-Louise L. Taks and Ellen H.M. Moors (2012)
"Beyond Regional Clusters: On the Importance of Geographical Proximity for R&D Collaborations in a Global Economy"
Industry and Innovation, Vol. 19 (No. 6): pp. 499-516. [pdf]

Peine, Alexander and Andrea M. Herrmann (2012)
"The Sources of Use Knowledge: Towards Integrating the Dynamics of Technology Use and Design in the Articulation of Societal Challenges"
Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Vol. 79 (No. 8): pp. 1495-1512. [pdf]

Taks, Janne-Louise L., Andrea M. Herrmann and Ellen H.M. Moors (2011)
"Does Regional Proximity still Matter in a Global Economy? The Case of Flemish Biotech Ventures"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 31 (No. 16): pp. 516-529. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Alexander Peine (2011)
"When ‘national innovation system’ meet ‘varieties of capitalism’ arguments on labour qualifications: On the skill types and scientific knowledge needed for radical and incremental product innovations"
Research Policy, Vol. 40 (No. 5): pp. 687–701. [pdf]

Weele, Marijn van, Neil Thompson, Andrea M. Herrmann and Erik Stam (2010)
"A Green - Entrepreneurial - Deal? Explaining the Development of Green Ventures and the Role of Government Subsidies"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 30 (No. 18).

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2010)
"Against the Schumpeterian mainstream: a review of institutional approaches to entrepreneurship"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 8 (No. 4): pp. 735-746. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2009)
"On the Choice and Success of Competitive Strategies"
Competition & Change, Vol. 13 (No. 1): pp. 3-28. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Lasse Cronqvist (2009)
"When dichotomisation becomes a problem for the analysis of middle-sized datasets"
International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Vol. 12 (No. 1): pp. 33–50. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Contrasting the resource-based view and competitiveness theories: how pharmaceutical firms choose to compete in Germany, Italy and the UK"
Strategic Organization, Vol. 6 (No. 4): pp. 343-374. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Rethinking the link between labour market flexibility and corporate competitiveness: a critique of the institutionalist literature"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 6 (No. 4): pp. 637-669. [pdf]

Casper, Steven (2009)
"Can new technology firms succeed in coordinated market economies? A response to Herrmann and Lange"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 7 (No. 2): pp. 209-215. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2010)
"How macro-level sampling affects micro-level arguments: a rejoinder to Steven Casper"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 8 (No. 2): pp. 333-339. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2005)
"Converging divergence: How competitive advantages condition institutional change under EMU"
Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 43 (No. 2): pp. 287-310. [pdf]

Knowledge Transfer to Non-Scientific Audience

Publications to Non-Scientific Audience

Herrmann, Andrea M., Teita Bijedić, Jonas Löher, Sebastian Nielen and Nadine Schlömer-Laufen (2020)
Gründungsprozesse und der Einfluss von Krisen
IfM / FGF Policy Brief Mittelstand aktuell, Ausgabe 02/20: Bonn: Institut für Mittelstandsforschung. [pdf]

Bijedić, Teita, Jonas Löher, Sebastian Nielen, Nadine Schlömer-Laufen and Andrea M. Herrmann unter Mitarbeit von Maximilian Zimmermann (2020)
Von der Idee bis zum Gewinn – eine empirische Analyse der Entwicklungsprozesse von Neugründungen. IfM-Materialien Nr. 281.
Bonn: Institut für Mittelstandsforschung. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2020)
"Die Gig Economy in Zeiten der Krise"
Gesellschaftsforschung, Vol. 2020 (No. 2): pp. 2-3. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2019)
Warum die Gründungskultur im Silicon Valley anders ist
IfM / FGF Policy Brief Mittelstand aktuell, Ausgabe 02/19: Bonn: Institut für Mittelstandsforschung. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2018)
"Deutsche gründen anders – und das ist gut so! Warum Silicon Valley kein Vorbild für Gründertum in Deutschland ist"
RKW Magazine, Vol. 2/2018: pp. 24-29. [pdf]

Sanders, Mark, Michael Fritsch, Andrea M. Herrmann, Gresa Latifi, Balázs Páger, Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini and Michael Wyrwich (2018)
FIRES Reform Strategy for Germany
Policy Report: submitted to the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission.

Sanders, Mark, Luca Grilli, Andrea M. Herrmann, Gresa Latifi, Balázs Páger and Laszlo Szerb (2018)
FIRES Reform Strategy for Italy
Policy Report: submitted to the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission.

Sanders, Mark, James Dunstan, Saul Estrin, Andrea M. Herrmann, Balázs Páger, Laszlo Szerb and Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini (2018)
FIRES Reform Strategy for the UK
Policy Report: submitted to the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission.

Presentations to Non-Scientific Audience

10 June 2020, Is the gig economy a ‘crisis-friendly’ labour market?
Online Lauch of “Future of Work Report 2020”. Keynote discussion of Future of Work Report with a particular view on the Covid-19 Pandemic: Stockholm (Sweden).

8 November 2018, Deutsche gründen anders! Warum Silicon Valley kein Vorbild für Gründertum in Deutschland ist
Practitioner presentation to attorneys at "IP Lounge 2.0" of law firm Hogan Lovells International LLP: Düsseldorf (Germany).

24 May 2018, Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society
Presentation of core results of work package 5 of Horizon-2020 consortium FIRES atResearch Executive Agency(REA) of the European Union: Brussels (Belgium).

24 April 2018, Deutsche gründen anders – und das ist gut so!
Policy presentation to participants of the "Roundtable Mittelstand" at the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi): Berlin (Germany).

Media Coverage – References in Press, Radio, and Television

detektor.fm - Podcast, (5. May 2021)
Radio report entitled ‘Zurück zum Thema “Crowdworking - Wie verändert Crowdworking die Arbeitswelt?‘
by Johannes Schmidt [web]

Deutschlandfunk, (25 Febr 2021)
Radio report entitled ‘Plattformarbeit – Braucht Crowdworking neue Regeln?'
News Programme „Hintergrund“: by Katharina Peetz. [web]

Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn - „Pressemitteilung“ (12 Aug. 2020)
Press release entitled Neugründungen in Deutschland beruhen selten auf radikalen Innovationen, by Jutta Gröschl [pdf] Reprinted in

Eine-Welt-Presse - Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen (DGVN), (February 2020)
Newspaper article entitled ‘Digitale Tagelöhner‘
Issue 2/2020 on the topic of „Digitalisierung und Arbeit“ (p.7): by Tanja Koch. [pdf]

Sueddeutsche Zeitung, (5 December 2019)
Newspaper article entitled ‘Falsches Vorbild‘
Section on „Wirtschaft“ (p.7): by Tanja Koch. [pdf]

ZEIT ONLINE, (25 September 2019)
Newspaper article entitled ‘Ein Schwäbisches Digitalwunder’
Section on „Digital News“: by Lisa Hegemann. [pdf]

Peer-Reviewed Working Papers

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Kim van der Putten (2014)
"Unravelling Start-Up Processes with the Help of Sequence Analyses"
ISU Working Paper No. 14/02 No. 14/02. Utrecht: Innovation Studies Group. [pdf]

Thompson, Neil A., Andrea M. Herrmann, Erik Stam and Marko P. Hekkert (2011)
"Innovation Barriers for Small Biotech, ICT, and Clean-Tech Firms"
EIM Discussion Paper Zoetermeer [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Choosing and Successfully Sustaining Competitive Strategies in the European Pharmaceutical Industry"
MPIfG Discussion Paper, No. 08/9 No. 08/9. Cologne: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"On the Discrepancies between Macro and Micro Level Identification of Competitive Strategies"
MPIfG Discussion Paper, No. 08/6 No. 08/6. Cologne: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2007)
"On the Discrepancies between Macro and Micro Level Identification of Competitive Strategies"
EUI Working Paper, SPS No. 2007/11 No. SPS 2007/11. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Lasse Cronqvist (2006)
"Contradictions in Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): Ways Out of the Dilemma"
EUI Working Paper, SPS No. 2006/06 No. SPS 2006/06. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2003)
"From the EMS to EMU: How Economic and Monetary Union Changes the Structure of Wage-Bargaining Throughout the Euro-Zone"
EUI Working Paper, SPS No. 2003/4 No. SPS 2003/04. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]