• Research group "Innovation and Structural Economics"

    „The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.“ (John Maynard Keynes)


to the Chair of Economics of Innovation and Structural Change

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.

Prof. Dr. Torben Klarl

Prof. Dr. Torben Klarl (commissary management)

University of Bremen
Faculty of Business Studies and Economics
Max-von-Laue-Str. 1
28359 Bremen



Phone: +49 (0)421 218-66631

Prof. Günther

Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther (on leave)

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