The Research Department “Digital Economy” is renowned for its expertise in measuring digitalisation and analysing its economic impact. It develops design options for the optimal exploitation of the potential of digitalisation. The Research Department examines the effects of digitalisation on production, innovation and the world of work, investigates how digital markets and platforms function and what significance underlying digital infrastructures have. Methodologically, the Research Department follows an empirical-quantitative approach. Data from in-house company surveys, Internet platforms and macroeconomic databases are evaluated using statistical and econometric methods.
Speaker: Hendrik Hansmeier (Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), Karlsruhe)
Speaker: Mats Köster (Central European University, Vienna, Austria)
Accelerating Consumer Durable Replacement in Low-Income Households Pecuniary and Behavioral Instruments
Speaker: Bettina Chlond (ZEW)
20th ZEW Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies Including PhD Workshop and Heinz König Award
Keynote Speakers: Fiona M. Scott Morton (Yale School of Management, New Haven, USA), Alessandro Acquisti (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA)