1. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    E-Commerce, Delivery Drones and Their Impact on Cities

    E-commerce has gained importance over the last years and the COVID-19 pandemic has further strengthened this development. With the increasing opportunities that novel transport technologies, amongst them cargo…

  2. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Markus Trunschke, Bettina Peters, Dirk Czarnitzki und Christian Rammer (2022), Pandemic Effects: Is the German Innovation System Suffering from Long-COVID?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted firms in all economies worldwide. Their innovative behavior in the initial- and subsequent years is crucial to economic recovery. We investigate its impact on firms’…

  3. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Government Expenditure in the DINA Framework: Allocation Methods and Consequences for Post-Tax Income Inequality

    Constructing measures of post-tax income inequality that are consistent with national accounts requires the allocation of the entirety of government expenditure to individuals. About half of government…

  4. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Technology Mapping Using WebAI: The Case of 3D Printing

    The diffusion of new technologies is crucial for the realization of social and economic returns to innovation. Tracking and mapping technology diffusion is, however, typically limited by the extent to which…

  5. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Analysing Gender Equality at the Firm Level

    The role of gender in the labour force and potential inequalities between men and women have been widely discussed. Despite efforts to align gender roles in recent decades, high levels of inequality are …