Coordinator, research grant "Science, Innovation, Firms and Markets in a Globalized World", SCIFI-GLOW, 7th Framework Program, European Comission, 2008-2012.
Munich Graduate School of Economics, “Markets, Institutions, and the Scope of Government”, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), since 2004.
- SFB/Transregio 15
“Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems”, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, since 2004.
US-European Research Network on „Globalization and the Organization of Firms and Markets“, Coordinator, NBER-CEPR- Network, Grant, Volkswagenstiftung, 2003-2008
National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER International Trade and Organization Program (ITO), Cambridge, Mass, since 2001
- RTN European Research Network on „Trade, Industrialization, and Development“
European Comission, Research Training Networks, Social and Economic Sciences (2002-2007).