Publications

Working papers

  1. Broekel, T. & Fitjar, R. & Haus-Reve, S. (2021) The roles of diversity, complexity, and relatedness in regional development – What does the occupational perspective add? Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography #21.35 (pdf)
  2. Gardt, M. & Broekel, T. & Garais P. (2021). Blowing against the winds of change? The relationship between anti- wind initiatives and wind turbines in Germany. Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography #21.19 (pdf)
  3. Broekel, T. & Knuepling, L. & Stenke, G. (2020). Die Zukunftsfähigkeit des Technologieprofils Deutschlands. Policy Paper of the Stifterverband der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Ausgabe 4, 6. Oktober 2020 (pdf)

Articles in peer-reviewed international journals

  1. Gareis, P., & Broekel, T. (2022). The Spatial Patterns of Student Mobility Before, During and After the Bologna Process in Germany. Tijdschrift Voor Economische En Sociale Geografie, 0(0), 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1111/tesg.12507 (pdf)
  2. Balland, P.-A., Broekel, T., Diodato, D., Giuliani, E., Hausmann, R., O’Clery, N., & Rigby, D. (2022). The new paradigm of economic complexity. Research Policy, 51(3), 104450 (pdf)
  3. Deegan, J., Broekel, T. & Fitjar, R. (2021) Searching through the Haystack The relatedness and complexity of priorities in smart specialisation strategies. Economic Geography, https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2021.1967739, also available as Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography 21.23 (pdf)
  4. Ozgun, B. & Broekel, T. (2021). The geography of innovation and technology news – An empirical study of the German news media. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 167(February) (pdf)
  5. Mewes, L. & Broekel, T. (2020). Technological Complexity and Economic Growth of Regions. Research Policy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2020.104156. (pdf)
  6. Juhász, S., Broekel, T. & Boschma, R. (2020). Explaining the dynamics of relatedness: the role of co-location and complexity. Papers in Regional Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/pirs.12567 (pdf).
  7. von Bloh, J., Broekel, T., Ozgun, B. & Sternberg, R. (2020). New(s) data for entrepreneurship research? An innovative approach to use Big Data on media coverage. Small Business Economics. 55(3): 673-694 (pdf).
  8. Abbasiharofteh, M. & Broekel, T. (2020). Still in the shadow of the wall ? The case of the Berlin biotechnology cluster. Environment and Planning A, 0(0), 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X20933904 (pdf)
  9. Knuepling, L. & Broekel, T. (2020). Does relatedness drive the diversification of countries’ success in sports ? European Sport Management Quarterly, 0(0), 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1080/16184742.2020.1770830 (pdf)
  10. Bednarz, M. & Broekel, T. (2020). Pulled or pushed? The spatial diffusion of wind energy between local demand and supply. Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(4), 893–916 (pdf).
  11. Mewes, L. & Broekel, T. (2020). Subsidized to change ? The impact of R & D policy on regional technological diversification. The Annals of Regional Science, 65: 221–252 (pdf)
  12. Graf, H. & Broekel, T. (2020) A shot in the dark? Policy influence on cluster networks, Research Policy, 49(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2019.103920 (pdf)
  13. Broekel, T. (2019). Using structural diversity to measure the complexity of technologies. PLoS ONE, 14(5), 1–27  (pdf)
  14. Bednarz, M. & Broekel, T. (2019), The relationship of policy induced R&D networks and inter-regional knowledge diffusion Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 29(5): 1459–1481 (pdf)
  15. Broekel, T. & Bednarz, M. (2018), Disentangling link formation and dissolution in spatial networks: An application of a two-mode STERGM to a project-based R&D network in the German biotechnology industry Networks and Spatial Economics, 18(3), 677-704  (pdf)
  16. Gardt, M. & Broekel, T. & Gareis, P. & Litmeyer, M-L (2018), Einfluss von Windenergieanlagen auf die Entwicklung des Tourismus in Hessen, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, 62(1), https://doi.org/10.1515/zfw-2017-0014 (pdf)
  17. Broekel, T., Rogge, N. & Brenner, T. (2018), The innovation efficiency of German regions – a shared-input DEA approach, Review of Regional Research, 38:77-109 (pdf)
  18. Broekel, T. & Mueller, W. (2018), Critical links in knowledge networks – What about proximities and gatekeeper organisations? Industry & Innovation, 25(10):919-939 (pdf)
  19. Roesler, C. & Broekel, T. (2017), The role of universities in a network of subsidized R&D collaboration: The case of the biotechnology-industry in Germany, Review of Regional Research, 37(2):135-160 (pdf)
  20. Menzel, M-P, Broekel, T. & Feldman M-A (2017), Institutional Change and Network Evolution: Explorative and Exploitative Tie Formations of Co-Inventors During the Dot-com Bubble in the Research Triangle Region, Regional Studies, 51(8):1179-1191 (pdf)
  21. Mewes, L. & Broekel, T. (2017), Unrelated und Related Variety im Kontext öffentlicher F&E: empirische Evidenz aus deutschen Arbeitsmarktregionen, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, 61(1):23-37 (pdf)
  22. Broekel, T., Brachert, M. & Duschl, M. and Brenner, T. (2017), Joint R and D subsidies, related variety, and regional innovation, International Regional Science Review, 40(3): 297-326 (pdf)
  23. Radin, R., Broekel, T., Khanh, T. & Proochista, A. (2016), Analyzing Demand-Side Efficiency in Global Health: An Application to Maternal Care in Vietnam, Health Policy and Planning, 31 (9): 1281-1290 (pdf)
  24. Stuck, J., Broekel, T. & Revilla Diez, J. (2016), Network structures in Regional Innovation Systems, European Planning Studies, 24(3): 423-442 (pdf)
  25. Breul, M., Broekel, T. & Brachert, M. (2015), Die räumliche Evolution der Photovoltaik-Industrie in Deutschland: Emergenz und Clusterung neuer Branchen, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, 59(3):133-150 (pdf)
  26. Broekel, T. & Alfken, C. (2015), Gone with the wind? The impact of wind turbines on tourism demand, Energy Policy, 86:506-519 (pdf)
  27. Broekel, T. & Brachert, M. (2015), The Structure and Evolution of Intersectoral Technological Complementarity in R&D in Germany from 1990 to 2011, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 25(4):755-785 (pdf)
  28. Broekel, T.; Fornahl, D; Morrison, A. (2015), Another cluster premium : Innovation subsidies and R & D collaboration networks. Research Policy, 44(8):1431–1444 (pdf)
  29. Broekel, T. (2015), The co-evolution of proximities – a network level study. Regional Studies, 49(6):921-935 (pdf)
  30. Broekel, T. (2015), Do cooperative R&D subsidies stimulate regional innovation efficiency? Evidence from Germany. Regional Studies, 49(7):1087-1110 (pdf)
  31. Broekel, T., Buerger, M. & Brenner, T. (2015), An investigation of the relation between cooperation and the innovative success of German regions. Spatial Economic Analysis, 10(1):52-78 (pdf)
  32. Alfken, C. and Broekel, T. and Sternberg, R. (2014), Factors explaining the spatial agglomeration of the Creative Class – Empirical evidence for German artists. European Planning Studies, 23(12):2438-2463 (pdf)
  33. Broekel, T., Balland, P.-A, Burger, M. & van Oort, F. (2014), Modeling knowledge networks in economic geography: A discussion of four empirical strategies. Annals of Regional Science, 53(2): 423-452, DOI:10.1007/s00168-014-0616-2 (pdf)
  34. Broekel, T. & Hartog, M. (2013), Explaining the structure of inter-organizational networks using exponential random graph models Industry and Innovation, 20(3):277-295 (pdf)
  35. Binder, M. and Broekel, T. (2012), The Neglected Dimension of Well-Being: Analyzing the Development of “Conversion Efficiency” in Great Britain.  Journal of Socio-Economics, 41(1): 37-47 (pdf)
  36. Broekel, T. (2012), Collaboration intensity and regional innovation efficiency in Germany – A conditional efficiency approach. Industry and Innovation, 19(3): 155-179 (pdf)
  37. Broekel, T. & Graf, H. (2012), Public research intensity and the structure of German R&D networks: A comparison of ten technologies. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 21(4): 345-372 (pdf)
  38. Binder, M. & Broekel, T. (2011), Happiness no matter the cost? An examination on how efficiently individuals reach their happiness levels. Journal of Happiness Studies, 13(4):621-645 (pdf)
  39. Fornahl, D., Broekel, T. & Boschma, R. (2011), What drives patent performance of German biotech firms? The impact of R&D subsidies, knowledge networks and their location. Papers in Regional Science, 90(2): 395-418 (pdf)
  40. Broekel, T. & Boschma, R. (2012), Knowledge Networks in the Dutch Aviation Industry – The Proximity Paradox. Journal of Economic Geography, 12 (2): 409-433 (pdf)
  41. Broekel, T. & Boschma, R. (2011), Aviation, Space or Aerospace? Exploring the knowledge networks of two industries in the Netherlands. European Planning Studies, 19(7): 1205-1227 (pdf)
  42. Binder, M. & Broekel, T. (2011), Applying A Nonparametric Efficiency Analysis to Measure Conversion Efficiency in Great Britain. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 12(2): 257-281 (pdf)
  43. Coad, A. & Broekel, T. (2012), Firm Growth and Productivity Growth: Evidence from a Panel VAR. Applied Economics, 40(12):1251-1269 (pdf)
  44. Brenner, T. & Broekel, T. (2011), Methodological Issues in Measuring Innovation Performance of Spatial Units. Industry and Innovation, 18(11):7:37 (pdf)
  45. Buerger, M., Broekel, T. & Coad, A. (2012), Regional Dynamics of Innovation – Investigating the Co-Evolution of Patents, R&D, and Employment. Regional Studies, 46(5):565-582 (pdf)
  46. Broekel, T. & Brenner, T. (2011), Regional Factors and Innovativeness – An Empirical Analysis of Four German Industries. The Annals of Regional Science, 47(1):169-194 (pdf)
  47. Broekel, T. & M. Binder (2007), The Regional Dimension of Knowledge Transfers: a Behavioral Approach. Industry and Innovation, 14 (2):151-175 (pdf)

Books

  1. Broekel, T. (2016), Wissens- und Innovationsgeographie in der Wirtschaftsförderung – Grundlagen für die Praxis, Springer Gabler, 125 Seiten, ISBN 978-3-658-13934-6 (pdf)

Book chapters

  1. Mewes, L. & Broekel, T. (2020). Der Beitrag von Hochschulen zur Einbindung von Regionen in politisch induzierte Wissensnetzwerke. Forschungsberichte der ARL: Aufsätze, in: Postlep, Rolf-Dieter & Blume, Lorenz & Hülz, Martina (ed.),Hochschulen und ihr Beitrag für eine nachhaltige Regionalentwicklung, volume 11, pages 233-259, ARL – Akademie für Raumentwicklung in der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft (pdf)
  2. Abassiharofteh, M. & Broekel, T. (2019). Toward a comprehensive measure of socio-cultural diversity : the case of Germany. In F. Abassiharofteh, Milad; Baier, Jessica; Göb, Angelina; Thimm, Insa; Eberth, Andreas; Knaps, Falco; Larjosto, Vilja; Zebner (Ed.), Räumliche Transformation – Prozesse, Konzepte, Forschungsdesigns (pp. 93–104). Hannover: Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (pdf)
  3. Broekel T. & Graf H. (2019) Innovationspolitik und Netzwerke. In: Stember J., Fink A., Pongratz P., Vogelgesang M. (eds) Handbuch Innovative Wirtschaftsförderung. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-21597-2_28-1 (pdf)
  4. Broekel, T. & Hartog, M. (2013), Determinants of cross-regional R&D collaboration networks: an application of exponential random graph models. in: The geography of networks and R&D collaborations, Advances in Spatial Science, Springer (pdf).
  5. Witt, U., T. Broekel & T. Brenner (2012), Knowledge and its Economic Characteristics: a Conceptual Clarification. In: R. Arena, A. Festré and N. Lazaric (eds.), Handbook of Economics and Knowledge. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. Previously as Jena Economic Research Papers, #2007-013 (pdf).

Articles in national journals

  1. Brökel, T. & Sternberg, R. (2012), Wider die geographisch zu enge Erfassung der Netzwerke deutscher Humangeographen – Kommentar zur Netzwerkanalyse von Steinbrink et al., Berichte zur deutschen Landeskunde 86(4): 369-375 (pdf).
  2. Bennat, T., Broekel, T. & Sternberg, R. (2019), Zur Messung der Nutzung regionaler Potenziale beim Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien. Eine empirische Analyse deutscher Landkreise, Raumforschung und Raumordnung – Spatial Research and Planning

Introductions to special issues

  1. Brenner, T. & Broekel, T. (2019), Evolutionary economics and policy: Introduction to the special issue, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-019-00646-7 (pdf).

Articles in none peer-reviewed international journals

  1. Broekel, T. & Boschma, R. (2016), The cognitive and geographical structure of knowledge links and how they influence firms’ innovation performance, Regional Statistics 6(2):3-26 (pdf). Also available as Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography, # 11.18 (pdf).
  2. De Silva, N. & Broekel, T. (2016). Farmers’ adoption of new agricultural technology programme in Hambantona district in Sri Lanka: An analysis of constraining factors. Sri Lanka Journal of Business Economics, 6, 1–21.

Miscellaneous

  1. Broekel, T. (2017), Measuring technological complexity – Current approaches and a new measure of structural complexity arXiv.org Working Paper arXiv:1708.07357 (pdf).
  2. Broekel, T. and Schimke, A. and Brenner, T. (2011), The effects of cooperative R&D subsidies and subsidized cooperation on employment growth. KIT Working Paper Series in Economics, #34 (pdf).
  3. Broekel, T. and Schlump, C. (2009), The Importance of R&D Subsidies and Technological Infrastructure for Regional Innovation Performance – A Conditional Efficiency Approach. Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography, #09.21 (pdf).
  4. Broekel, T. (2008), From Average to the Frontier: A Nonparametric Frontier Approach to the Analysis of Externalities and Regional Innovation Performance. Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography, #08.04 (pdf).
  5. Broekel, T. and Brenner, T. (2007), Measuring Regional Innovativeness: a Methodological Discussion andan Application to One German Industry. DIME Working Papers, RAL3, #2007-13, and Jena Economic Research Papers, #2007-065 (pdf).
  6. Broekel, T. (2007), A Concordance between Industries and Technologies: Matching the technological fields of the Patentatlas to the German Industry Classification. Jena Economic Research Papers, #2007-041 (pdf).

Media coverage

  1. “New Economics”, Wirtschaftswoche: “Andere Idee”, 10.06.2013, Nr. 24
  2. “Heute Oper, morgen Wachstum?”, Welt am Sonntag, 26.5.2013, Nr. 21
  3. “Windräder vertreiben Urlauber”, Hannoveraner Allgemeine Zeitung, 27.8.2015, Nr. 199
  4. “Touristenschreck Windräder”, NDR 1 Niedersachsen, Regional aus dem Studio Oldenburg, Beitrag vom 31.8.2015
  5. “Studie: Windkraft hält Gäste ab”, Ostfriesen-Zeitung, 29.8.2015
  6. “Windkraft hat negativen Einfluss auf Tourismus”, Holz-Zentralblatt, 141, Nr. 37
  7. Studie zum Einfluss von Windkraftanlagen auf den Tourismus in Deutschland“, 0511/tv.lokal, h1 – Fernsehen aus Hannover”
  8. “Touristen schreckt Windkraft nicht” Energiekommune 11/2015