Research Unit

Digital Economy

The Research Unit “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 Unit 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 Unit follows an empirical-quantitative approach. Data from in-house company surveys, Internet platforms and macroeconomic databases are evaluated using statistical and econometric methods.

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Prof. Dr. Irene Bertschek

Prof. Dr. Irene Bertschek

Head

Digital Economy

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Dr. Dominik Rehse

Dr. Dominik Rehse

Deputy

Digital Economy

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Dr. Daniel Erdsiek

Dr. Daniel Erdsiek

Senior Researcher

Digital Economy

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