Publications of the Research Unit Digital Economy

  1. Refereed Journal // 2021

    Wikipedia Matters

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 20-090 // 2020

    Career Paths in Online Labor Markets: Same, Same but Different?

    The emergence of online labor markets calls the validity of traditional career models into question. Given the volatility and digital nature of this environment, short-term employment relationships and…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 20-087 // 2020

    Consumer Salience and Quality Provision in (Un)Regulated Public Service Markets

    This paper examines the publication of quality indicators in service markets with public finance systems, such as education and healthcare markets. We provide a spatial model of product differentiation in which…

  4. Discussion and Working Paper // 2020

    A Note on Germany‘s Role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    This paper provides in-depth insights into patenting activities intechnologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in Germanyand worldwide between the years 1990 and 2016. The descriptiveanalysis…