Diginomics Research Group

Research Group: „Diginomics – Digitalisierung, Wirtschaft & Gesellschaft"

Diginomics is a group of over 30 members, including professors, senior researchers, postdocs and PhD students. Our goal is to create an inspiring and supportive research environment in which our PhD students can develop their full potential. We value excellence in academic work and actively promote the individual research interests of our members. Together, we aim to gain new insights that will help shape a sustainable and innovative digital future for business and society.


Max-von-Laue Straße 1,

WiWi2 28359 Bremen

Phone: +49 (0)421 218 - 66 740

E-Mail: diginomicsprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

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Interview with Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf in the Weser Kurier

In the interview, Professor Hornuf talks about so-called FinTechs, data protection and why Facebook can also be a bank.

Next event of the speaker series "Diginomics Research Talks"

The next event of the speaker series "Diginomics Research Talks" will take place in the Enercon building at 17:15 on Thursday, November 28, 2019. This time the topic is: "Digitization in project management."

Profilbild Moritz Heiden

Investor vs. investment return: Dr. Moritz Heiden from Munich Re at the Diginomics Brownbag seminar

Time and place: 13.11.2019 from 12:15 to 13:45, room F4090, WiWi2 building.

Speaker: Dr. Moritz Heiden, Senior Investment Expert, Munich Re.

Title: Investor vs. Investment Return: The Curious Case of Systematic Investment Strategies

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Moritz Heiden from Munich Re at…

New publication: The response of CO2 emissions to the business cycle: New evidence for the U.S.

Torben Klarl has published an article in Energy Economics, the leading journal for energy economics, on estimating the elasticity of emissions over the business cycle. Based on rolling regressions and a regime-change model, the author finds evidence for a regime dependent emission elasticity for the…

New publication: The implications of automation for economic growth when investment decisions are irreversible

A new article on economic growth in the context of the increasing automation of production processes by Torben Klarl has appeared in the renowned journal “Economics Letters”. With his co-author, he presents a growth model that assumes irreversibility in the investment decision capital vs. automation…

Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf at the FinForward conference in Hamburg

On 7th November Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf will be speaking at the FinForward conference, which is part of the biggest German fintech event: FintechWeek. This year’s conference topic is “Don't Be Afraid Of German Angst”. Lars Hornuf will be talking about “Regulators to the rescue – what fears and…

Diginomics Brownbag Seminar with Dr. Veronica Hoch on management decisions, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Dr. Veronica Hoch, Academic Councillor at the Ruhr-University Bochum, will give a lecture on "Application of Artificial Intelligence for the Assessment of Legal Issues in the Corporate Sector" at the Diginomics Brownbag seminar.

Leusin Jindra at Conference Strassburg

Matheus E. Leusin and Björn Jindra presented their recent research results on the topic of artificial intelligence at a scientific workshop in Strasbourg

On October 18, 2019, Matheus Eduardo Leusin and Björn Jindra presented their working paper at the workshop "The Economics and Management of AI Technologies" in Strasbourg, France. The working paper analyses how the development of a particular General Purpose Technology may be influenced by different…

2nd Fintech Meetup, SCE

Presentation by Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf at the 2nd FinTech Meetup at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) in Munich

On Thursday, October 24, 2019, Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf gave a presentation on "Changing the financial world: Bitcoin, Libra, and government cryptocurrencies" at the 2nd FinTech Meetup. The conference was organized by the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship at the Munich University of Applied…

Matheus Leusin in der Gruppe beim AI workshop

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

On September 27, 2019, Matheus Eduardo Leusin presented the research results of the paper "Patenting Patterns in Artificial Intelligence: Identifying National and International Greenhouses." The paper, co-authored with Jutta Günther, Björn Jindra and Martin G. Möhrle, examines the concepts of…

Testimonials from graduates of the Diginomics Research Group


“Bremen is a livable and lovable city with a long history. The distances within the city are short and there are many green spaces to relax after work.”


Dr. Aki Harima

Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Chair in Small Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of Bremen, and member of the Diginomics Research Group


"In the Diginomics Research Group, I work with academics who bring diverse perspectives and methods to the topic of digitization. This interdisciplinarity is necessary to tackle the most recent challenges. The topic of digitization is too complex and urgent to be answered from a single technical perspective.“


Dr. Michèle Rieth

Research associate at the Chair of Business Psychology & Human Resource, and member of the Diginomics Research Group


“The Diginomics Research Group is a place for ideas and discussion. Regular events such as brownbag seminars and research talks offer a forum for the exchange of research ideas and discussion of the important issues of our time.”


Dr. Daniel Metko

Research associate in the field of Business Administration, in particular Empirical Capital Market Research and Derivatives, as well as member of the Diginomics Research Group

Research Foci

"In my research project, I'm investigating how chatbots can appear more human. This will enable us to improve human-machine interaction on websites in the future.”


Mirko Wiemann

Research assistant and PhD student in the working group "Consumer Behavior",  and member of the Diginomics Research Group.


“The doctoral students in the Diginomics group form a community. Professional but also personal exchange as well as an open and appreciative atmosphere characterize the cooperation.”



PhD student at the Chair of General Business Administration, Maritime Economics and Logistics, and member of the Diginomics Research Group