Economic Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Publications

Publications (since 2011)

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Buenstorf, G. (ed.): Evolution, Organization and Economic Behavior. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.

Buenstorf, G., U. Cantner, H. Hanusch, M. Hutter, H.-W. Lorenz and F. Rahmeyer (eds.): The Two Sides of Innovation. Creation and Destruction in the Evolution of Capitalist Economies, Berlin: Springer, 2013.

Winterhager, N.: Drittmittelwettbewerb im universitären Forschungssektor. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2014.


Journal articles

Agarwal, R., G. Buenstorf, W. M. Cohen and F. Malerba: "The Legacy of Steven Klepper: Industry Evolution, Entrepreneurship and Geography ", Industrial and Corporate Change, 24(4) (2015): 739-753.

Boente, W. and S. Krabel: "You can’t always get what you want: gender differences in job satisfaction of university graduates", Applied Economics, 46(21) (2014): 2477-2487.

Bruns, S. B. and Gross, C.: "What If Energy Time Series are Not Independent? Implications for Energy-GDP Causality Analysis." Energy Economics 40 (2013): 753-759.

Bruns, S. B., Gross, C., and Stern, D. I.: "Is There Really Granger Causality Between Energy Use and Output?" The Energy Journal, 35(4) (2014): 101-134.

Bühren, C., Frank, B., Krabel, S. and A. Werner: “Decision-making in competitive framings - Strategic behavior of chess players in mini-ultimatum game chess puzzles." Economic Letters, 115(3) (2012): 356-358.

Buenstorf, G. and M. Geissler: “The origins of entrants and the geography of the German laser industry.” Papers in Regional Science, 90 (2011): 251-270.

Buenstorf, G. and M. Geissler: “Not invented here: Technology licensing, knowledge transfer and innovation based on public research.” Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 22 (2012): 481-511.

Buenstorf, G. and M. Geissler: “Like Doktorvater, like son? Tracing role model learning in the evolution of German laser research”, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), 234 (2014): 158-184.

Buenstorf, G., M. Geissler and S. Krabel: “Locations of labor market entry by German university graduates: Is (regional) beauty in the eye of the beholder?”, Review of Regional Research, forthcoming.

Buenstorf, G. and C. Guenther: “No place like home? Location choice and firm survival after forced relocation in the German machine tool industry.” Industrial and Corporate Change, 20 (2011): 1-28.

Buenstorf, G. and A. Schacht: “We need to talk - or do we? Geographic distance and the commercialization of technologies from public research”, Research Policy, 42 (2013): 465– 480.

Buenstorf, G., M. Fritsch and L. F. Medrano: “Regionales Wissen und die räumliche Evolution der westdeutschen Lasersystem-Branche”, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeografie, 56 (2012): 147-167.

Buenstorf, G., M. Fritsch and L. F. Medrano: “Regional knowledge, organizational capabilities, and the emergence of the West German laser systems industry, 1975–2005”, Regional Studies, 49(1) (2015): 59-75.

Frank, B. and S. Krabel:“Gens una sumus?! – Or: Does Political Ideology Affect Experts’ Esthetic Judgment of Chess Games?" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 92 (2013): 66-78.

Fritsch, M. and S. Krabel: “Ready to leave the ivory tower?: Academic scientists' appeal to work in the private sector.” Journal of Technology Transfer, 37 (2012): 271-296.

Heinisch, D., Ö. Nomaler, G. Buenstorf, K. Frenken and H. Lintsen: “Same place, same knowledge – same people? The geography of non-patent citations in Dutch polymer patents”, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, forthcoming.

Krabel, S., and C. Floether: “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Regional Labour Mobility of German University Graduates.” Regional Studies, 48(10) (2014): 1609-1627. 

Krabel, S. and A. Schacht: “Follow the Leader?! – How Leadership Behavior Influences Scientists’ Commercialization Behavior (or not)." Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 23(2) (2014): 134-160.

Krabel, S., Siegel. D.S., and V. Slavtchev: “The internationalization of science and its influence on academic entrepreneurship.” Journal of Technology Transfer, 37 (2012): 192-212.

Perkmann, M., Tartari, V., McKelvey M., Autio, E., Broström, A., D’Este, P., Fini, R., Geuna, A., Grimaldi, R., Hughes A., Krabel, S., Kitson, M., Llerena, P., Lissoni, F., Salter, A. and M. Sobrero: “Academic engagement and commercialisation: A review of the literature on university–industry relations." Research Policy, 42(2) (2013): 423-442.

Schoen, A. and G. Buenstorf: “When do universities own their patents? An explorative study of patent characteristics and organizational determinants in Germany”, Industry and Innovation, 20 (2013): 422–437.

Von Proff, S., G. Buenstorf and M. Hummel: “University patenting in Germany before and after 2002: What role did the professors’ privilege play?” Industry and Innovation, 19 (2012): 23-44.

Winterhager, N., and G. Krücken: “The local ‘war for talent’–recruitment of recent tertiary education graduates from a regional perspective: some evidence from the German case”, European Journal of Higher Education, 5(2) (2015): 127-140. 


Contributions to edited volumes

Babyesiza, A.; Kehm, B. M., Winterhager, N.: Was ist Governance und welche Wirkungen hat sie? Zur Governance-Forschung am INCHER-Kassel. In: Kehm, B. M.; Schomburg, H. und Teichler, U. (eds.): Differenzierung, Internationalisierung, Relevanzsteigerung – Hochschulen im Funktionswandel. Frankfurt a.M. u. New York: Campus 2012, pp. 223-246.

Buenstorf, G.: “Introduction”, in: Buenstorf, G. (ed.): Evolution, Organization and Economic Behavior. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012, pp. 1-20.

Buenstorf, G. and M. Habekost: “Vom Kombinat zum Mittelstand: Unternehmens-Spin-offs in der ost-deutschen Systemtransformation.” In: C. Dreger, R. Kosfeld and M. Türck (eds.): Empirische Regionalforschung heute. Wiesbaden: Gabler, 2011, pp. 235-257.

Krabel, S.: "Scientists' Valuation of Open Science and Commercialization - The Influence of Peers and Organization Context." In: Buenstorf, G. (ed.): Evolution, Organization and Economic Behavior. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012, pp. 75-99.

Winterhager, N.: "The higher education system in Germany.“ In: Fondazione CRUI (The Conference of Italian University Rectors) (ed.): Tra Didattica e Ricerca: quale assetto organizzativo per le Università italiane? Roma, 2011 pp. 75-107.

Winterhager, N.: "Mechanismen der Forschungssteuerung an deutschen und österreichischen Universitäten.“ In: U. Wilkesmann and C. Schmid (eds.): Hochschule als Organisation. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag, 2012, pp. 261-278.

Winterhager, N.: "Forschungssteuerung und Organisation.“ In: A. Kosmützky and P. Kretek: Forschung an Hochschulen. Literaturstudie in Auftrag der Expertenkommission für Forschung und Innovation (EFI), Studien zum deutschen Innovationssystem Nr. 17, 2012, pp. 8-17.