Since September 01, 2023 Torben Klarl is acting head of the Chair of Economics, esp. Innovation and Structural Economics. Torben Klarl is Professor of Economics, esp. Macroeconomics, in the Department of Economics.
The holder of the professorship, Jutta Günther, serves as President of the University of Bremen since September 01, 2022. The scientific work and third-party funded projects at the professorship will continue seamlessly.
Currently, a joint research project deals with the structural economic consequences of socialism and transformation in East Germany and Eastern Europe (Mod-Block-GDR). Other projects of the working group focus on the development and deployment of sustainable energy systems and technologies (H2B, hyTracks, hyBit) and on the dynamics of innovation systems (DynamicInno). Postdocs of the working group are initiators of the network "Learning (from) Transformation", which is funded by BYRD.