Publications of the Research Unit Digital Economy

  1. Refereed Journal // 2023

    What drives project success in online labour markets? A bilateral perspective on freelancers and clients

    Despite some advantages over traditional (offline) labour markets – such as lower search costs, better matching and improved monitoring – online labour markets (OLMs) have not taken off as initially expected. In…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 23-025 // 2023

    Diversify or Not? – The Link Between Global Sourcing of ICT Goods and Firm Performance

    Our paper contributes to the discussion about Europe’s digital sovereignty. We analyze the relationship between firm performance and the diversification of sourcing countries for imported ICT goods. The analysis…

  3. Expertises // 2023

    Lernende Regulatorik als Innovationstreiber - Anregungen zur Ausgestaltung des Reallabore-Gesetzes

    Reallabore sind Treiber der Wertschöpfung und Generierung neuer Märkte. Die Produktentwicklung im Reallabor geht Hand in Hand mit temporären Regelanpassungen, um Transformationspotenziale zu heben und…