Dr. Philipp Boeing is a researcher at ZEW’s Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics”. In addition, he is a fellow with the Research Center for Technological Innovation at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. His main research interests include the economics of innovation at the firm-level, in particular policy evaluation, productivity effects of research activities, and the quality of patents. His applied micro-econometric research is particularly concerned with China’s development towards an innovation-driven economy.

He earned his doctoral degree at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and holds a bachelor degree in East Asian Studies and Economics from the Ruhr University Bochum as well as a master’s degree in International Business from Frankfurt School. His PhD dissertation was nominated for the German dissertation prize 2015. Philipp Boeing was a visiting scholar at Melbourne University, Tsinghua University, United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), and Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich.

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