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New publication: The impact of environmental innovation on carbon dioxide emissions

The paper published by Daniel Töbelmann and Tobias Wendler in the “Journal of Cleaner Production” examines the effects of environmentally oriented innovations on the emission of carbon dioxide in the countries of the European Union.

Abstract: This paper examines the effects of environmental...

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Dr. Muhamed Kudic
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Muhamed Kudic presents the Neo-Indikatorik project in Berlin

On October 10, 2019, a conference was held at the newly opened FUTURIUM in Berlin's government district to present the indicator projects funded by the BMBF. The event, attended by numerous guests from politics, science and industry, served to discuss forward-looking data and indicator projects for...

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Matheus Eduardo Leusin presented research results at the workshop on "Artificial Intelligence" in Bremen

On September 27th, 2019, Matheus Eduardo Leusin presented the research results of the paper entitled “Patenting Patterns in Artificial Intelligence: Identifying National and International Greenhouses”. The paper, co-authored by Björn Jindra, Jutta Günther and Martin G. Möhrle, introduces the...

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Jutta Günther at the hearing of the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation in Berlin

On 9 October 2019, in preparation for its next annual report (2020), the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation conducted a hearing of experts on the East German innovation system and the technological performance of the New Länder. The hearing also focused in particular on the future design...

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International ICSID workshop: “Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism”

On October 25-26, 2019 the international ICSID workshop about “Quality of Governance and the Legacy of Socialism” jointly organised by the University of Bremen and Higher School of Economics Moscow (HSE) will take place in Bremen for the first time.

The working groups of Michael Rochlitz and Jutta...

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Seminar in Thiessow 2019: “New perspectives in the economics of innovation”

From September 30 to October 04, 2019 the research group of Jutta Günther participated for the third time in a scientific seminar together with colleagues from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (research group of Uwe Cantner) and the Technical University of Ilmenau (research group of Thomas...

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Call for Papers - International Input-Output-Workshop

From 19 to 20 March 2020, the next international input-output workshop will take place at the University of Osnabrück. It will be organized by the Institute of Economic Structures Research (Anke Mönning), the University of Bremen (Jutta Günther) and the Hochschule Bochum (Tobias Kronenberg). The aim...

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Dr. Muhamed Kudic
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Muhamed Kudic teaching assignment at the Turkish-German University

On 26 and 27 September 2019, Muhamed Kudic attended the first appointment of his teaching assignment in "Microeconomics" at the Turkish-German University in Istanbul, which he accepted together with colleagues from the University of Hohenheim (Andreas Pyka and Matthias Müller). The short-term...

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New Publication: About the Relationship Between Green Technology and Material Usage

The paper published by Tobias Wendler in the journal "Environmental and Resource Economics" examines the impact of environmentally friendly technologies, such as recycling and renewable energies, on resource consumption in the countries of the European Union. It is part of Tobias Wendler's...

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INNcentive Workshop 2019 in Bremen

From 19 to 20 September 2019, the third workshop of the INNcentive programme for young researchers took place at BreLAB at the University of Bremen.

INNcentive is a programme jointly run by the Stifterverband and the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics to promote young innovation researchers...

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Consortium meeting of the Mod-Block-DDR joint project in Berlin

The second consortium meeting of the joint project "Mod-Block-DDR" took place on 16 September 2019 at the TU Berlin with the participation of all scientists. On the agenda were the presentation of the seven subprojects, the planning of two conferences in the anniversary year 2020 and the discussion...

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Ksenia Gonchar
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Research visit of Ksenia Gonchar from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow

From 16 to 29 September 2019, Ksenia Gonchar from the Higher School of Economics will visit the University of Bremen. Ksenia Gonchar is a leading researcher at the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) at HSE and has been working with Jutta Günther and her team for many years.

During...

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Jessica Birkholz, Ann Hipp, Muhamed Kudic, and Mariia Shkolnykova at the EAEPE Conference 2019 in Warsaw

From 12 to 14 September 2019, the international conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) took place in Warsaw. Jessica Birkholz, Ann Hipp, Muhamed Kudic and Mariia Shkolnykova took part as representatives of the University of Bremen and presented their...

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Katharina Friz
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Katharina Friz presented research results at the Statistics Week

On September 12, 2019, Katharina Friz, together with Patrick Wolf from the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW), presented research results of the BMBF-funded project "NEO-Indicators" at the Statistical Week at the University of Trier.

The overall objective of the project is to...

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"Mod-Block-DDR" team members joined BIGSSS

Three members of the BMBF's research consortium will work on their doctorates in close connection with the Bremen International Graduate School for Social Sciences (BIGSSS). Jarina Kühn, Mareike zum Felde and Charlotta Cordes started the program this week together with the other newly affiliated...

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INNcentive Workshop 2019 at BreLAB

The third INNcentive Workshop will take place at BreLAB on 19 and 20 September 2019. INNcentive is a programme jointly run by the Stifterverband and the Department of Economics to promote young innovation researchers who are writing their master's or doctoral theses on promising topics.

Further...

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Toby Law
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Toby Law as a participant of the “Hayek Summer Workshop” in Leipzig

From the 5th until the 7th of September 2019, doctoral candidate Toby Law attended the “Hayek Summer Workshop” hosted by the University of Leipzig, Institute for Economic Policy. At this meeting, a varied group of professors lectured about topics including free market economics, macroprudential...

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Michael Rochlitz in an interview on the regional elections in Russia

In WDR 5 Morgenecho, Michael Rochlitz answers questions about the regional elections in Russia. According to Russia expert and institutional economist Michael Rochlitz, the rejection of the admission of opposition candidates by the election commission, which led to mass demonstrations, impedes the...

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New Publication: Structural stability of the research & development sector in European economies despite the economic crisis

At the XVII April International Conference of the Higher School of Economics Moscow on 21 April 2016, Jutta Günther presented empirical findings from her paper on the influence of the global economic and financial crisis on the research and development sector in European economies, written jointly...

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First Summer School on Methods and Economic Policy Advice

This year, the association "Netzwerk ökonomische Bildung und Beratung e.V." (Network for Economic Education and Consulting, NÖBB e.V.) organised a summer school for methodological training and economic policy advice at the Ruhr University Bochum. Between 25 and 30 young economists participated in...

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New publication: The impact of innovation and innovation subsidies on economic development in German regions

On 29 June 2017, Jutta Guenther and Maria Kristalova presented empirical findings on the long-term impact of public innovation funding in German regions at the International Heilbronn Symposium. They have now published the results together with their co-authors Uwe Cantner, Eva Dettmann and...

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Michael Rochlitz
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Interview with Michael Rochlitz and Gabor Steingart

"20 years Putin: Why China trumps Russia" is the title of the interview in which Gabor Steingart asks Bremen economist Michael Rochlitz questions about the economic conflict between Russia and China.

Michael Rochlitz recently published a book together with Alexander Libman from the...

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Björn Jindra appointed as Professor with Special Responsibilities at CBS

From a group of international applicants, Björn Jindra was selected as candidate for a Professorship with Special Responsibilities in International Business at the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark). On 15th August 2019, he was appointed in this tenured position, which is going to allow him...

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Katharina Friz
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Katharina Friz takes part in the Summer School „Informatica Feminale” in Bremen

Katharina Friz takes part in the 22nd Summer School “Infromatica Feminale” in Bremen/Germany which lasts from 12th until 30th of August, 2019. Summer courses are offered by the “Competence Center for Women in Science and Technology”, which belongs to Faculty 3 – Mathematics/Computer Science. Every...

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Elian Habib – new apprentice in the working group

Since August 2019, Elian Habib is a new apprentice in the working group. Elian Habib fulfils the second year of his apprenticeship to become a professional office manager. During the next 12 months, he will assist in the secretarial office and be involved in project management. We warmly welcome...

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Muhamed Kudic - New Publication and Guest Editorship in "Regional Studies"

Together with Michael Fritsch (Friedrich Schiller University Jena) and Andreas Pyka (University of Hohenheim), Muhamed Kudic has published a Special Issue in the international, peer-reviewed journal "Regional Studies". The Special Issue emerged from an international conference organized by the three...

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We wish you a nice summer break!

In the first half of the year 2019 we experienced many successes: Maria Kristalova successfully defended her dissertation. Matheus Leusin won the Best Paper Award at the EMAEE Conference in Brighton for his research about the global competition in artificial intelligence. The Input-Output Workshop,...

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Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther
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PhD course “Innovation in Transition Economies” – Summer School Teaching by Jutta Günther

From July 21st to August 2nd 2019, the 13th Summer School on “The Economics of Innovative Change” takes place at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. The Summer School is organized annually by the Chair of Microeconomics of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics. It brings...

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New publication by Michael Fritsch and Muhamed Kudic: Micro fluidity and macro stability in inventor networks

Muhamed Kudic, together with Michael Fritsch (Friedrich Schiller University Jena) published a paper in the Jena Economic Research Paper Series on fundamental questions about the relationship between rather stable macro and relatively fluid micro structures of inventor networks.

Abstract: From a...

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Call for Papers – International Workshop on “Innovation cooperation and economic transition”

Within the scope of the research area “Networks” of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), the 5th international research workshop will take place focusing on “Innovation cooperation and economic transition” on November 21 to 22, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. It will be...

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Claudius Gräbner
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Economic Colloquium - Presentation by Claudius Gräbner

On July 16th Dr. Claudius Gräbner will give a presentation at our faculty titled "Structural change in times of increasing openness".

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Katharina Friz
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Katharina Friz – Research Visit at the Institute of Economics, Finance and Management at Jagiellonian University in Krakow

From 26th of April until 28th of June 2019, Katharina Friz visited the Institute of Economics, Finance and Management at Jagiellonian University as a guest researcher.

During this research stay, Katharina Friz gave a presentation about her research paper „Innovation and Crisis in Transition...

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Book publication: Federalism in China and Russia: Story of Success and Story of Failure?

Michael Rochlitz, newly appointed professor of institutional change at the Faculty of Economics, has published the book "Federalism in China and Russia: Story of Success and Story of Failure?", co-authored with Prof. Dr. Alexander Libman (LMU Munich).

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Doctoral graduation of Maria Kristalova

On July 03, 2019 Maria Kristalova successfully completed her doctoral colloquium at the University of Bremen. Her cumulative dissertation thesis, entitled “The economic impact of international uncertainties. Sanctioning effects, foreign direct investment and firm behavior in Russia“ includes...

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Jessica Birkholz and Mariia Shkolnykova presented at the Uddevalla Symposium 2019 at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI)

From June 27 to 29 2019, the conference was held In L’Aquilla, Itlay. Jessica Birkholz and Mariia Shkolnykova participated as representatives of the University of Bremen and presented their current empirical research.

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Evaluating science – a German-Ukrainian experience

Evaluating science is a difficult task which requires meaningful indicators and their smart interpretation. There is no international standard of such indicators. Measuring concepts should rather consider the context, the mission, and the specific tasks of the relevant scientific organisations. For...

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Exciting topics for master theses in the Mod-Block-DDR research project

The Chair of Innovation and Structural Economics is part of a large research network working on a project to investigate whether and to what extent socialism and transformation in the new federal states continue to shape economic structures and developments today.

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Picture of team Mod-Block-DDR on conference "Surviving during dictatorship". From left to right: Dr. Falk Flade, Prof. Dr. Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast, Jarina Kühn, Konrad Walerski, Dr. Anna Steinkamp
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Attendance of the kick-off conference of the research project "Landscapes of Persecution"

On June 20, 2019, the kick-off conference of one of the 14 BMBF-funded joint projects on the subject of "DDR Research" took place. Titled "Over Life in the Dictatorship", scientists from various disciplines presented research projects on the topics of repression, legitimacy, coping and perspectives...

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Muhamed Kudic Co-Organizer of a Special Session at the GEOINNO 2020

Muhamed Kudic (together with Milad Abbasiharofteh Aitziber Elola, Teis Hansen, Frans Hermans, Suyash Jolly, and Daniel Schiller) submitted a proposal for a special session on “What role does the bioeconomy play in the transformation of regions towards sustainable development?” for the 5th Geography...

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Jessica Birkholz, Matheus E. Leusin and Mariia Shkolnykova presented at the European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE) at the University of Sussex

From June 03 to 05, 2019 the conference was held in Brighton, United Kingdom. Jessica Birkholz, Matheus E. Leusin and Mariia Shkolnykova were selected on a competitive basis for the presentation and for a travel grant from the organizers.

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Matheus Leusin
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Matheus E. Leusin awarded Best Paper Award by EMAEE for his research on the global competition for artificial intelligence

On June 4, 2019, Matheus Leusin presented his research results on artificial intelligence at the European Conference on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE) in Great Britain at the University of Sussex and received the Best Paper Award endowed with 1,000 euros for his scientific achievements.

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Katharina Friz
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Katharina Friz presented at the Institute of Economics, Finance and Management, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow/Poland

On May 29, 2019 Katharina Friz presented first results of the research paper „Innovation and Crisis in Transition Countries“, co-authored with Jutta Günther. It investigates firms’ innovation behavior in transition countries before and after the global economic crisis in 2009.

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Ann Hipp, Mareike zum Felde and Charlotta Cordes are new research associates involved in the Mod-Block-DDR project

We warmly welcome these three new employees to the project "Modernisation Blockades in Industry and Science in the GDR" at the Department of Economics.

Mareike zum Felde and Charlotta Cordes started on May 1, 2019 as research assistants and doctoral students as part of subproject 7: "Political...

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Fourth Session of the “ierp Round Table” on May 29th 2019

The “ierp Round Table” is an open discussion forum mainly on sustainability issues, which was founded in the context of the Institute of Economic Research and Policy (ierp) by Joshua Henkel, Philip Kerner, Tilo König, Daniel Töbelmann and Tobias Wendler.

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Aline Tchaparian absolvierte erfolgreich ihren Ausbildungsabschnitt an der Universität Bremen

Vom 13. August 2018 bis 31. Mai 2019 war Aline Tchaparian im Rahmen ihrer Ausbildung zur Kauffrau für Büromanagement in der Arbeitsgruppe „Innovation und Strukturwandel“ (Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther) an der Universität Bremen im Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft sehr erfolgreich tätig.

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INNcentive Fyler 2019
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INNcentive – Stipendienprogramm für junge Innovationsforscher*innen

Haben Sie eine vielversprechende Idee für Ihre Master- oder Doktorarbeit und sind auf der Suche nach einem finanziellen Zuschuss zur Umsetzung Ihres Projektes?

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Maciej Grodzicki from Jagiellonian University Cracow visited our faculty

From May 20 to 24, 2019 Maciej Grodzicki from Jagiellonian University Cracow, Institute of Economics, Finance and Management visited our faculty at the University of Bremen.

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Jutta Günther
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Jutta Günther in the “heute journal” on reconstruction in eastern Germany

On the occasion of the East German Economic Forum 2019, the ZDF produced a broadcast on the topic of the "Extended Workbench East Germany" on the 20th of May 2019. In it, people from business, politics, and science were given the opportunity to express their views. Jutta Günther explains why the...

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Dr. Maciej Grodzicki
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Presentation of Maciej Grodzicki from Jagiellonian University Cracow

On May 22, Maciej Grodzicki from Jagiellonian University Cracow will give a presentation titled “Structural change in global value chains and cost-competitiveness – vertically-integrated analysis of the European automotive sector”.

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Jutta Günther im gespräch mit Dr. Sieling
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Discussing Economic Policy for Bremen

On May 06, 2019, Dr. Carsten Sieling, head of government of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, visited the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics at the University of Bremen. He participated in a podium discussion about “New perspectives for economic policy in Bremen”. The discussion was...

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Lutz Schneider
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Economic Colloquium - Presentation by Prof. Dr. Lutz Schneider

On May 21st Prof. Dr. Lutz Schneider will give a presentation at our faculty titled "Can the decline of traditional industrial sites explain people's election behaviour in German regions?".

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Third Session of the “ierp Round Table” on April 24th 2019

The “ierp Round Table” is an open discussion forum mainly on sustainability issues, which was founded in the context of the Institute of Economic Research and Policy (ierp) by Joshua Henkel, Philip Kerner, Tilo König, Daniel Töbelmann and Tobias Wendler.

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Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther & Katharina Friz
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Participation in the XX. International April Conference in Moscow

From April 09 to 12, 2019, the XX. April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development took place at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. It is one of the largest and most important economic conferences in Russia.

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Jutta Günther
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Jutta Günther affiliated at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)

On April 10, 2019 the general assembly decided to affiliate Jutta Günther as a faculty member at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS).

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Michael Rochlitz
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Michael Rochlitz newly appointed professor of economics

Since April 01, 2019, Michael Rochlitz is professor of economics with the specialisation “institutional change” at the University of Bremen.

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Katharina Friz
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Katharina Friz presented at a conference at the RWTH Aachen

On 29 March, 2019 Katharina presented first results of the BMBF funded research project “NEO Indikatorik” at the two-days conference “Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Production in Networks and their Investigation through Network Analysis” at the RWTH Aachen.

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Mariia Shkolnykova
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Mariia Shkolnykova realized a research visit at the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU) in Oslo

From 1st until 31st of March 2019, Mariia Shkolnykova visited the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU) as a guest researcher.

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Five years at the University of Bremen

In April 2014, Jutta Günther, together with Iciar Dominguez Lacasa, Björn Jindra, and Philipp Marek from the Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Halle (IWH), joined the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics at the University of Bremen.

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Jutta Günther appointed as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Research Centre for East European Studies

In February 2019, Jutta Günther was appointed for four years as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO).

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Tobias Wendler bei seiner Präsentation
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Successfully completed Input-Output Workshop 2019

From March 14 to 15 2019, the international Input Output Workshop took place at the Bochum University of Applied Sciences with the thematic focus “Input-output Analysis for Sustainable Development”.

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Homepage of the joint project “Mod-Block-DDR” now online

In December 2018, the joint project Obstacles to Modernization in the Economy and Science of the GDR (Mod-Block-DDR) has started.

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Matheus E. Leusin presents at an international workshop on “Artificial Intelligence” at Copenhagen Business School

From February 27 to 28, Ph.D. candidate Matheus Eduardo Leusin participated on invitation in the workshop entitled "Data infrastructure for mapping production and diffusion of AI technologies", organized by Professor Dr. Björn Jindra at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

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Call For Paper Deckblatt
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Summer Academy on 'Innovation in a digitalized world' at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

The 13th Jena Summer Academy will take place on July 21st to August 3rd 2019 in Jena, Germany.

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Toby Law
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Toby Law new PhD candidate

Since March 01, 2019, Toby Law is a new PhD candidate in the working group Innovation and Structural Change.

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Summer School on Complexity Economics, Behavioral Economics and Data Science
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Summer School – Complexity Economics, Behavioral Economics, and Data Science

The “Netzwerk Ökonomische Bildung und Beratung” (NÖBB e.V.) is organizing the Summer School on Complexity Economics, Behavioral Economics and Data Science. The Summer School will take place from 2nd – 4th September 2019 at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany). In three parallel tracks.

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Summer School – Politikberatung

Das Netzwerk Ökonomische Bildung und Beratung (NÖBB e.V.) organisiert die diesjährige Summer School „Theorie und Praxis ökonomischer Politikberatung“. Die Summer School findet vom 5. bis 6. September 2019 an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum statt und richtet sich an Master-Studierende und Promovierende.

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Jena Economic Research Papers
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Working Paper: "How innovation affects performance" by Ksenia Gonchar and Maria Kristalova

This paper studies how innovation strategies of Russian manufacturing firms affect various features of firm performance. A multi stage model is used, which relates the firm’s decision to undertake R&D to its innovation output, technical efficiency, labor productivity, and growth.

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Matheus Leusi, Jutta Günther, Mariia Shkolnykova und Jessika Birkholz
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Working group visits the Herrenhausen Conference in Hannover

From February 20-22, 2019 Jutta Günther, Jessica Birkholz, Matheus Eduardo Leusin and Mariia Shkolnykova attended the international conference entitled "The New Role of the State for Diffusion and Emergence of Innovation", in Hannover, Germany.

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Jarina Kühn
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Presentation by Jarina Kühn about the topic "Life-long learning in the context of proceeding technologisation – Meaning of increasing qualification requirements for elderly employees"

On February 19th, 2019, Jarina Kühn had a presentation at Daimler in Bremen about the perception of elderly people on vocational training.

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Jutta Günther at the ITAFORUM 2019 in Berlin

From February 14-15, 2019 the ITAFORUM of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research took place in Berlin and presented for an audience from science and policy new research results about innovation and technological progress.

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Regional Studies
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New Journal Publication in „Regional Studies“: Systemic interventions in regional innovation systems: entrepreneurship, knowledge accumulation and regional innovation

In the paper by Andreas Pyka, Muhamed Kudic and Matthias Müller, the authors provide a theoretical framework that allows for identifying potential system failures at the regional level while simultaneously serving as a blueprint for deriving and designing potential policy interventions.

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Does transition still impact the economic development in East Germany? – Job advertisement for a scientific position in a large research project

Nahezu 30 Jahre nach dem Zusammenbruch des Sozialismus und der „Wende“ sind in den Neuen Bundesländern technologisch hochmoderne Wirtschaftszweige und Infrastrukturen sowie eine leistungsstarke Wissenschaftslandschaft entstanden.

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Second Session of the “ierp Round Table” on February 06th 2019

The “ierp Round Table” is an open discussion forum mainly on sustainability issues, which was founded in the context of the Institute of Economic Research and Policy (ierp) by Joshua Henkel, Philip Kerner, Tilo König, Daniel Töbelmann and Tobias Wendler.

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Jarina Kühn
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Jarina Kühn new PhD candidate

Since February 01, 2019, Jarina Kühn is new PhD candidate in the working group Innovation and Structural Change.

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Thomas Grebel talks in the Economic Colloquium of the Institute for Economic Research and Policy

On January 29th, 2019, Prof. Dr. Thomas Grebel from Ilmenau University of Technology is visiting the working group of Jutta Günther.

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Invited speech at the University of the West of England

Muhamed Kudic was invited for a research visit and guest lecture at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol.

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RWI Ruhr Economic Papers
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New Publication in experimental innovation economics: Does Sequential Decision-Making Trigger Collective Investment in Automobile R&D? Experimental evidence

So far, experimental methods have hardly been used in innovation economics

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Jutta Günther
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Jutta Günther as a member of the expert jury „Digitalisation“

Jutta Günther has been appointed by the Minister of Education, Science, and Culture as a member of the scientific expert jury within the Excellence Program of the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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AG Günther
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Towards the end of the year 2018, we look back with much happiness.

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First Session of the “ierp Round Table” on January 09th 2019

The “ierp Round Table” is an open discussion forum mainly on sustainability issues, which was founded in the context of the Institute of Economic Research and Policy (ierp) by Joshua Henkel, Philip Kerner, Tilo König, Daniel Töbelmann and Tobias Wendler.

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AUB, Andrássy Egyetem, konferencia, előadás
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EAEPE Workshop “Networks” 2018 took place in Budapest

On November 15 and 16, 2018, the fourth EAEPE Workshop on “Networks” took place at the Andrássy University Budapest in Hungary. The focus theme of the 4th RA [X] workshop was: “New ways of innovation policy design and its evaluation – insights from complex adaptive systems and beyond”.

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Judyta Lubacha-Sember
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Judyta Lubacha-Sember as a guest at the University Bremen

From November 23 to 30, 2018 Judyta Lubacha-Sember from Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland is visiting the working group of Jutta Günther at the University of Bremen.

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New publication in Research Policy

A recent paper by Mahmood Shubbak entitled “The technological system of production and innovation: The case of photovoltaic technology in China” has been published (online first) in Research Policy.

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Matheus Eduardo Leusin new PhD candidate in the area “Digitalization”

Since November 01, 2018, Matheus Eduardo Leusin is a new PhD candidate in the working group Innovation and Structural Change.

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Joint project and master thesis about „Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Technologies”

On October 30, 2018, Mahmood Shubbak successfully defended his master thesis entitled “Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Technologies”.

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Call for Papers - Input-output-Workshop: Input-output Analysis for Sustainable Development

On March 14 to 15, 2019, next year’s Input-output-Workshop will take place in Bochum, Germany, under the motto “Input-output Analysis for Sustainable Development”.

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PhD graduation of Marion Cornelia Schwärzler

On October 17, 2018, Marion Cornelia Schwärzler, an external PhD candidate of the research group, successfully completed her PhD colloquium at the University of Bremen.

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Second successful INNcentive Workshop

From September 27 to 28, 2018, the second workshop took place within the young researcher support program INNcentive at the House of Science in Bremen and at the University of Bremen, Faculty of Business Studies and Economics.

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Nerina Guri as a guest researcher in Bremen

From October 01 to December 31, 2018, Nerina Guri, a master graduate from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will be a guest researcher in the working group of Jutta Günther at the University of Bremen.

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Global Innovation Processes – Björn Jindra presents research results in the Federal Ministry of Science and Education (BMBF)

On September 28, 2018 Björn Jindra presented selected research results from the project “Innovation in Emerging Economies”, which was financially supported by the Federal Ministry of Science and Education (BMBF)

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther in das Deutsch-Koreanische Konsultationsgremium berufen

Der Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für die neuen Bundesländer, Christian Hirte, zugleich Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie hat Professor Jutta Günther in das Deutsch-Koreanische Konsultationsgremium für Vereinigungsfragen aufgenommen.

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[Translate to English:] Neue Publikation

Wir freuen uns, mitteilen zu können, dass der Beitrag "Regional Innovation Systems in Policy Laboratories" von Andreas Pyka, Matthias Mueller und Muhamed Kudic soeben im Journal of Open Innovation erschienen ist.

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[Translate to English:] “New innovation indicators” – Gemeinsames Seminar in Thiessow

Vom 17. bis 21. September 2018 nahm die Forschungsgruppe von Jutta Günther zum zweiten Mal an einem wissenschaftlichen Seminar zusammen mit Kollegen der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Forschungsgruppe von Uwe Cantner) und der Technischen Universität Ilmenau (Forschungsgruppe von Thomas Grebel)

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[Translate to English:] Teilnahme der Arbeitsgruppe an der EAEPE Konferenz 2018 in Nizza

Die diesjährige 30. Jahrestagung der EAEPE (6. bis 8. September 2018) stand unter dem Motto: „Evolutionary foundations at a crossroad: Assessments, outcomes and implications for policy makers”.

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[Translate to English:] Ksenia Gonchar als Gastwissenschaftlerin in Bremen

In der Zeit vom 03. bis 15. September 2018 ist Ksenia Gonchar von der Higher School of Economics Moskau zu Gast in Bremen.

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[Translate to English:] Philip Kerner neuer wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in der Arbeitsgruppe

Seit 01. September 2018 ist Philip Kerner neuer wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Doktorand in der Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther.

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[Translate to English:] Aline Tchaparian neue Auszubildende in der Arbeitsgruppe

Seit 13. August 2018 ist Aline Tchaparian neue Auszubildende für den Beruf der Kauffrau für Büromanagement in der Arbeitsgruppe. Aline Tchaparian assistiert im Sekretariat und im Projektmanagement und wird bis 30. Mai 2019 der Arbeitsgruppe angehören.

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[Translate to English:] Stellenausschreibung für Studentische(n) MitarbeiterIn

An der Universität Bremen ist im Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft an der Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther) zum 01.11.2018 folgende Stelle zeitlich befristet zu besetzen

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[Translate to English:] Sonderheft in einer internationalen Zeitschrift zu Innovationen in Schwellenländern

Iciar Dominguez Lacasa und Björn Jindra haben in Zusammenarbeit mit Slavo Radosevic (University College London) als Gastherausgeberteam ein Sonderheft zum Thema “Technology Upgrading and Innovation in Emerging Economies” herausgegeben.

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[Translate to English:] Neue Publikation zu technologischen Aufholprozessen in den BRICS-Ökonomien

Die Publikation von Iciar Dominguez Lacasa, Björn Jindra, Slavo Radosevic und Mahmood Shubbak wurde in der internationalen Zeitschrift „Research Policy“ zur Publikation angenommen und wird in Kürze erscheinen.

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[Translate to English:] Andrei Yakovlev von der HSE Moskau als Gastwissenschaftler in Bremen

Vom 13. bis 25. August 2018 besucht Andrei Yakovlev von der Higher School of Economics Moskau auf Einladung den Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft (Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther) an der Universität Bremen.

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[Translate to English:] Mariia Shkolnykova nimmt an der Sommeruniversität „Informatica Feminale” in Bremen teil

Vom 6. bis 17. August 2028 nahm Mariia Shkolnykova an der 21. Sommeruniversität „Informatica Feminale” in Bremen teil.

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[Translate to English:] Maria Kristalova zum Forschungs- und Lehraufenthalt an der University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, Südafrika

Vom 21. Juli bis 02. August 2018 besuchte Maria Kristalova auf Einladung die University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, Südafrika.

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[Translate to English:] Besuchergruppe von der Coventry University zu Gast in Bremen

Am 2. August 2018 besuchte eine Gruppe von Studierenden und Lehrenden von der Coventry University das International Office und den Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft an der Universität Bremen.

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[Translate to English:] Jessica Birkholz präsentiert ihr Forschungsprojekt auf der 12. Internationalen Summer School „Innovation and Uncertainty“ in Jena

Vom 22. Juli bis 4. August 2018 findet die 12. Internationale Summer School zum Thema "Innovation and Uncertainty" in Jena statt.

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[Translate to English:] Job vacancy for a PhD candidate – research project on the global race for artificial intelligence

We are looking for a PhD candidate with a master degree in economics, data science/informatics, business engineering or related subject who is interested to work on the research project entitled “The Race for Technological Leadership in Artificial Intelligence - Global Trends, Regional...

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[Translate to English:] Mariia Shkolnykova präsentiert Forschungsergebnisse anlässlich des Workshops “Radical Innovation and Regional Growth”

Am 5.-7. Juli 2018 fand der Workshop “Radical Innovation and (Regional) Growth” in Bremen statt.

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[Translate to English:] Präsentation des Projektes „Eval-Science“ auf internationaler Konferenz und in der Deutschen Botschaft in Kiew

Am 27. Juni 2018 präsentierte das deutsch-ukrainische Team unter Leitung von Igor Yegorov (Akademie der Wissenschaften, Kiew) und Jutta Günther (Universität Bremen) die Befunde des „Eval-Science-Projektes“ im Rahmen einer hochrangigen internationalen Konferenz an der Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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[Translate to English:] Tomasz Geodecki from Cracow University of Economics as a guest lecturer in Bremen

From June 10 to 16, 2018, Tomasz Geodecki is visiting the working group of Jutta Günther at the University of Bremen within the Erasmus staff mobility program.

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[Translate to English:] International Conference on Science Evaluation in Kiew

On June 27, 2019, an international conference on the evaluation of science will take place in Kiew at the National Academy of Science of Ukraine (NASU), jointly organised by the University of Bremen (working group of Jutta Günther) and the Institute of Economics and Forecasting of the NASU.

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[Translate to English:] Marcel Lange hat die Ausbilderprüfung erfolgreich bestanden

Marcel Lange, technischer Mitarbeiter der Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther, hat seine Prüfung nach der Ausbilder-Eignungsverordnung erfolgreich bestanden. Dem mehrwöchigen Ausbilderlehrgang schlossen sich eine schriftliche und am 30.Mai 2018 die abschließende mündliche Prüfung an.

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[Translate to English:] Update: Who we are and what we do

The information brochure "Who we are and what we do" presents the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics at the University of Bremen with all its research and teaching activities.

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[Translate to English:] Katharina Friz presented at the research colloquium of the Center for East European Studies

On May 18, 2018 Katharina Friz presented a research paper co-authored with Maria Kristalova dealing with the determinants of the rise of presidential support in Russia during the Ukraine conflict.

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther presented in the research seminar at the University of Osnabrück

On May 15, 2018 Jutta Günther presented a paper in the research seminar at the University of Osnabrück, Faculty of Economics, dealing with the impact of the economic crisis on the research and development sector in Germany and selected further European countries.

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[Translate to English:] Verbundprojekt zur interdisziplinären “Ostdeutschlandforschung” eingeworben

Im Juni 2018 hat das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) den Forschungsverbund zum Thema „Modernisierungsblockaden in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft der DDR“

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[Translate to English:] Maria Kristalova presented at the Jena Lecture in Economic Geography

On May 7 to 8, 2018 the "Jena Lecture in Economic Geography" (JLS) took place on "Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development - Concepts and Measurements" at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.

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[Translate to English:] Call for Papers – EAEPE Workshop: New ways of innovation policy design and its evaluation

On November 15 to 16, 2018, the University of Bremen (working group of Jutta Günther) together with the University of Hohenheim (working group of Andreas Pyka) and the Andrassy University Budapest (working group of Martina Eckardt)

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[Translate to English:] German-Ukrainian project: Evaluating Science Organisations

Within the project "Evaluating Science Organisations in Ukraine (Eval-Science)",

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther presented at a scientific workshop in Berlin (ZEW & Stifterverband)

On January 29-30, 2018, the ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research) together with the German Stifterverband organised a scientific workshop in Berlin to discuss the ongoing and challenging problems of the productivity slowdown in the light of innovation economics.

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther Mitglied der Fachjury des Exzellenzforschungsprogramms in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Die Jury tagte im März 2018 in Schwerin, und nun ist es klar: Im Rahmen des Exzellenzforschungsprogramms des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, welches ein finanzielles Volumen von 10 Mio. Euro aufweist, werden fünf innovative Forschungsverbünde gefördert.

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[Translate to English:] Promotion von Mahmood Shubbak

Am 03. April 2018 hat Mahmood Shubbak, wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther, sein Promotionskolloquium erfolgreich abgelegt.

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[Translate to English:] International Input-Output Workshop took place in Bremen

On March 15-16, 2018 the 9th International Input-Output Workshop took place at the University of Bremen,

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[Translate to English:] Visit to the Universities in Bristol and Coventry

From March 11 to 13, 2018 Jutta Günther and Maren Hartstock visited the University of the West of England (UWE) and Coventry University in the UK to discuss and prepare future student exchange within the business studies degree and summer school programs.

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[Translate to English:] Wir heißen zwei neue Mitarbeiterinnen herzlich willkommen

Ab 1. März 2018 werden Jessica Birkholz und Katharina Friz die Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther an der Universität Bremen als wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterinnen verstärken.

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[Translate to English:] Announcement: International Input Output Workshop

On March 15 to 16, 2018 the 9. International Input Output Workshop will take place at the University of Bremen.

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[Translate to English:] New publication

A new article entitled "Drifting towards innovation: The co-evolution of patent networks, policy, and institutions in China's solar photovoltaics industry" has been published in "Energy Research & Social Science" recently.

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[Translate to English:] Studentische Hilfskraft gesucht

Die Dezentrale Frauenvertretung des Fachbereichs 7 ist auf der Suche nach einer studentischen Hilfskraft zur Mitarbeit im Projekt "Mentoring".

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[Translate to English:] Presentations at the GEOinno 2018 Conference

Mariia Shkolnykova, Maciej Grodzicki and Muhamed Kudic took part in the 4th Geography of Innovation (GEOinno) Conference in Barcelona on January 31 to February 02, 2018.

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[Translate to English:] Crowdinvesting Symposium

The 6th Crowdinvesting Symposium on "Blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings" will take place on July 20, 2018. The call for papers is now open.

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[Translate to English:] Dieter Schwarz Stiftung fördert das Forschungsprojekt „VISIBLE 2.0“

Die Dieter Schwarz Stiftung fördert die zweite Phase des Forschungsprojektes VISIBLE 2.0 für weitere 24 Monate.

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther im Begleitgremium des Technologieberichts 2018

Jutta Günther wurde vom Sächsischen Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Verkehr (SMWA) im Dezember 2017 als wissenschaftliches Mitglied neben weiteren Vertretern aus Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Politik in das Begleitgremium zur Erstellung des "Sächsischen Technologieberichts 2018" berufen.

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[Translate to English:] Neues Drittmittelprojekt des BMBF „Netzwerk- und Outputmessung – Indikatorik für transformative Technologiefelder“ (NEO-Indikatorik)

Die Universität Bremen (Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther) hat den Zuschlag für das NEO-Indikatorik Projekt (Netzwerk- und Outputmessung – Indikatorik für transformative Technologiefelder“) erhalten.

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[Translate to English:] Maria Kristalova on a research visit to the Higher School of Economics (HSE) Moscow

From the 27th November until the 1st of December 2017, Maria Kristalova was invited by the Higher School of Economics (HSE) for a research visit.

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[Translate to English:] EAEPE Workshop on “The Role of Innovation Networks for Sustainable Economic Development” completed

On November 30 and December 01, 2017, the third EAEPE Workshop on “Networks” took place at the University of Bremen, jointly organized by the working group of Jutta Günther from the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics and the University of Greifswald, working group of Daniel Schiller.

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther in wissenschaftlichen Beraterkreis des BMBF berufen

Jutta Günther wurde im November 2017 in den wissenschaftlichen Beraterkreis zur strategischen Vorausschau im Rahmen der Innovations- und Technikanalysen aufgenommen.

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[Translate to English:] Forschungsprojekt zu „Innovationen in Schwellenländern“ erfolgreich abgeschlossen

Das vom BMBF in den Jahren 2015 bis 2017 geförderte Forschungsprojekt zu „Innovationen in Schwellenländern“ wurde durch die beteiligten Verbundpartner – Universität Bremen (Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther) und Technische Universität Berlin (Arbeitsgruppe von Knut Blind)

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[Translate to English:] Workshop am 30.11. – 01.12.2017 zu Innovationsnetzwerken und Nachhaltigkeit

Am 30.11. und 01.12.2017 veranstaltet die Universität Bremen, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft (Arbeitsgruppe von Jutta Günther) gemeinsam mit der Universität Greifswald, Wirtschaftsgeografie (Arbeitsgruppe von Daniel Schiller)

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[Translate to English:] Erfolgreich durchgeführter INNcentive Workshop

Vom 19. bis 20. Oktober 2017 fand an der Universität Bremen im Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft der erste Workshop im Rahmen des Nachwuchsförderprogramms INNcentive statt.

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[Translate to English:] Jutta Günther nimmt an Podiumsdiskussion über Technikfolgen teil: „Biologie 2.0“

Am 2. November präsentierten die KELLNER & STOLL – STIFTUNG FÜR KLIMA UND UMWELT und der Verein Alumni der Universität Bremen die neue Wissenschaftsdokumentation „Biologie 2.0“.

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[Translate to English:] Participation in the International EAEPE Conference and Summer School

This year, three members of the working group took part in the International EAEPE (European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy) Conference in Budapest and in the EAEPE Summer School in Poznan.

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[Translate to English:] Judyta Lubacha-Sember as a Guest Researcher in Bremen

From October 12 to 20, 2017 Judyta Lubacha Sember from the Jagiellonian University in Cracow visited the University of Bremen, Faculty of Business Studies and Economics to take part with a presentation in the seminar on Evolutionary Economics on October 13.

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[Translate to English:] “Innovation roads ahead” – Joint seminar in Thiessow

From October 09 to 13, 2017 the research group of Jutta Günther participated in a scientific seminar together with colleagues from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (research group of Uwe Cantner) and the Technical University of Ilmenau (research group of Thomas Grebel).

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