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. [sample]

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

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., Petra Zaal, Maryse M.H. Chappin and Brita Schemmann (forthcoming)
Does education still matter in online labour markets
Mannheim: 28 – 29 June 2018: Best Paper Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy (IWSE). [sample]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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. Utrecht: Innovation Studies Group.

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

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Choosing and Successfully Sustaining Competitive Strategies in the European Pharmaceutical Industry"
MPIfG Discussion Paper 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. 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 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 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 No. SPS 2003/04. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]