2015 has been my most successful year from a scientific point of view. Here are some statistics: Habilitation 9 publications (6 already listed in Web of Science) 48 Web of Science citations 194 Google Scholar citations 561 paper downloads through RepEc 6 scientific… Read more2015 in numbers
My paper, “An investigation of the relation between cooperation and the innovative success of German regions“, has been published in Spatial Economic Analysis. The paper is co-authored by Matthias Bürger and Thomas Brenner. Abstract: Concepts like regional innovation systems, innovative milieu… Read moreNew Publication on regional cooperation and innovation
I welcome Milad Abbasiharofteh in my team. As an external Ph.D. student he will joint our team and help analyzing networks from an evolutionary economic geography perspective. His preliminary thesis’ title is: “Proximity, Knowledge, and Networks: a Dynamic and Evolutionary Approach to… Read moreNew Ph.D. student
I presented at the annual meeting of the “Ausschuss für evolutorische Öknonomik” (committee for evolutionary economics) in Hohenheim, Germany. The presentation, entitled “The structure and evolution of R&D inter-sector resource complementarity in Germany from 1990 to 2011”, is based on a… Read morePresentation in Hohenheim
I presented at the “7th Summer Conference in Regional Science” in Marburg, Germany (26.6.-28.6.2014). The presentation’s title was “Subsidization of joint R&D, related variety, and regional innovation performance”, which summarizes the work I’ve done together with Matthias Brachert (IWH Halle),… Read morePresentation
New presentation: I participated at the conference “Dynamiken räumlicher Netzwerkstrukturen” in Darmstadt on June 12. – 13. 2014. Given the conference’s topic on “dynamics of network structures”, I chose to present the paper “The characteristics of critical links in knowledge networks”, which… Read moreNew presentation
The importance of network structures for the transmission of knowledge and the diffusion of technological change has been recently emphasized in economic geography. Since network structures drive the innovative and economic performance of actors in regional contexts, it is crucial to explain how networks form and evolve over time and how they facilitate inter-organizational learning and knowledge transfer.