Torsten Heinrich is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford (INET Oxford, Oxford Martin School) and holds a teaching position (as Privatdozent) at the University of Bremen. He is currently working on computational economics and agent-based modeling, but his research interests also include economic complexity, industrial organization, evolutionary economics, and economic aspects of the information technology sector.
Torsten Heinrich studied economics at the Dresden University of Technology, Germany, and the Universidad AutÃ³noma de Madrid, Spain, and received his PhD from the University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, in 2011 with a thesis on technological change and growth patterns with network effects. Having held a post-doc position at the University of Bremen until 2016, he joined the INET Oxford in October 2016.
He is active in various international academic organizations and contributes by organizing events and serving as editor for special issues of scientific journals and collections. He is member of the council of the Complex Systems Society (CCS) and a research area coordinator (Research Area Q - Complexity Economics) of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE).