Publications of the Research Unit Digital Economy

  1. Refereed Journal // 2021

    What do Germans really think about health-nudges?

    In recent years, policymakers have increasingly used behaviourally informed policies, including ‘nudges’. They have been implemented to produce desirable social outcomes such as healthier eating and physical…

  2. Refereed Journal // 2021

    Innovation Indicators Based on Firm Websites: Which Website Characteristics Predict Firm-Level Innovation Activity?

    Web-based innovation indicators may provide new insights into firm-level innovation activities. However, little is known yet about the accuracy and relevance of web-based information for measuring innovation. In…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 21-007 // 2021

    The Effects of Personal Information on Competition: Consumer Privacy and Partial Price Discrimination

    This article studies the effects of consumer information on the intensity of competition. In a two dimensional duopoly model of horizontal product differentiation, firms use consumer information to price…