The Research Area Comprises:

  • Cloud Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, 5G
  • The ICT Sector, Manufacturing, and Knowledge-Intensive Service Providers
  • Macroeconomic Effects

The “Diffusion of Digital Technologies“ research area is concerned with the diffusion of digital technologies and the macroeconomic effects of the digital transformation, for example its effects on economic growth and sustainability. Economists in this area conduct surveys to investigate companies’ adoption of different digital technologies, their goals in using digital technologies and the obstacles and limitations they face.

Contact

Senior Researcher

Phone: +49 (0)621 1235-228

thomas.niebel@zew.de