Publications of the Research Unit Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics

  1. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Analysing Gender Equality at the Firm Level

    The role of gender in the labour force and potential inequalities between men and women have been widely discussed. Despite efforts to align gender roles in recent decades, high levels of inequality are …

  2. Refereed Journal // 2022

    Artificial Intelligence and Industrial Innovation: Evidence from German Firm-Level Data

    This paper analyses the link between the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and innovation performance in firms. Based on firm-level data from the German part of the Community Innovation Survey (CIS) 2018, we…

  3. Refereed Journal // 2022

    Green start-ups and the role of founder personality

    Green start-ups play a vital role in the needed transition towards more environmentally sustainable economies. Yet our understanding of why some founders start green ventures and others do not remains…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    The Rise of Process Claims: Evidence From a Century of U.S. Patents

    We document the occurrence of process claims in granted U.S. patents over the last century. Using novel data on the type of independent patent claims, we show an increase in the annual share of process claims of…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Green Start-Ups and the Role of Founder Personality

    Green start-ups play a vital role in the needed transition towards more environmentally sustainable economies. Yet our understanding of why some founders start green ventures and others do not remains…