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The International Management Group conducts research across several fields, with a focus on international strategy, international finance, and data science applications in research and business practice. As one of the first research activities in 2022, we organized a conference on populism in international business. See here for further information on the Alpine Winter Conference.


  • Müllner, J., Filatotchev, I., & Lindner, T. (2023). Striking a balance? Finance perspectives on international business research. Multinational Business Review, 31(3), 313-332.
  • Lindner, T., Müllner, J., & Puhr, H. (2023). Ownership, institutions, and the agency of M&A completion. Global Strategy Journal.
  • Lindner, T., & Puck, J. (2023). Information distance: Conceptual development and empirical tests of a novel measure of cross-national distance. Journal of International Management.
  • Puhr, H., & Kupfer, A. (2023). Media in the geopolitical crossfire: Identification and novel data sources for IB research. AIB Insights.
  • Puhr, H., & Müllner, J. (2023). Vox populi, vox dei: A concept and measure for grassroots socio-political risk using Google Trends. Journal of International Management.
  • Slangen, A. H., Valboni, R., Eerola, A., & Lindner, T. (2023). Tax‐motivated relocations of headquarters: The role of affinity bias among socially‐responsible blockholders and CEOs. Journal of Management Studies.
  • Fisch, J. H., & Puhr, H. (2022). Financial hedging and operational flexibility as instruments to manage exchange-rate uncertainty in multinational corporations. Global Strategy Journal, 12(2), 308-333.
  • Greiner, B., Grünwald, P., Lindner, T., Lintner, G., & Wiernsperger, M. (2022). Incentives, framing, and trust in algorithmic advice: An experimental study. Available online
  • Hartmann, S., Lindner, T., Müllner, J., & Puck, J. (2022). Beyond the nation-state: Anchoring supranational institutions in international business research. Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Kupfer, A., & Puhr, H. (2022). The russian view on the war in Ukraine.
  • Lindner, T., Puck, J., & Stocco, G. (2022). Asymmetric risk perception and firm financing in the institutional envelope. International Business Review, 102067.
  • Lindner, T., Puck, J., & Verbeke, A. (2022). Beyond addressing multicollinearity: Robust quantitative analysis and machine learning in international business research. Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Puhr, H., & Müllner, J. (2022). Foreign to all but fluent in many: The effect of multinationality on shock resilience. Journal of World Business, 57(6), 101370.
  • Lindner, T., Puck, J., & Doh, J. (2021). Hierarchical modelling in international business research: Patterns, problems, and practical guidelines. Journal of World Business, 56(4).
  • Menkveld, A. J., Dreber, A., Holzmeister, F., Huber, J., Johannesson, M., Kirchler, M., Razen, M., Weitzel, U., Abad, D., Abudy, M. M., et al. (2021). Non-standard errors.
  • Puhr, H., & Müllner, J. (2021). Let me google that for you: Capturing globalization using google trends.
  • Lindner, T., Puck, J., & Verbeke, A. (2020). Misconceptions about collinearity in international business research: Identification, consequences, and remedies. Journal of International Business Studies, 51(3), 283-298.
  • Dorobantu, S., Lindner, T., & Müllner, J. (2020). Political risk and alliance diversity: A two-stage model of partner selection in multipartner alliances. Academy of Management Journal, 63(6), 1775-1806.
  • Putzhammer, M., Puck, J., & Lindner, T. (2020). Changes in foreign operation modes: A review and research agenda. International Business Review, 29(1), 101619.
  • Putzhammer, M., Slangen, A., Puck, J., & Lindner, T. (2020). The pace of corporate expansion within host countries: How local institutional improvement hampers the exploitation of a firm's regional knowledge base. Journal of International Management, 26(1), 100703.
  • Kunczer, V., Puck, J., & Lindner, T. (2019). Benefitting from immigration: The value of immigrants' country knowledge for firm internationalization. Journal of International Business Policy, 2(4), 356-375.
  • Lindner, T., Klein, F., & Schmidt, S. (2018). The effect of internationalization on firm capital structure: A meta-analysis and exploration of institutional contingencies. International Business Review, 27(6), 1238-1249.
  • Lindner, T., Müllner, J., & Puck, J. (2016). Cost of capital in an international context: Institutional distance, quality, and dynamics. Journal of International Management, 22(3), 234-248.

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