Jan Kinne has been a member of the ZEW Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics” since June 2016. He studied geoinformatics at Heidelberg University and Loughborough University, UK. In the context of his dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Salzburg, which he successfully completed in September 2020, he developed web-based innovation indicators for microgeographic analyses. He continues to conduct method-oriented research on the use of (text-based) web data for innovation research

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Prices, Awards and Distinctions
  • 2021: Nachwuchs-Förderpreis,
    Publikumspreis beste Dissertation, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
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  • 2021: Wissenschaftspreis "Zukunft der Arbeitswelt", Volksbank Weinheim Stiftung, Germany
  • 2017: Beste Abschlussarbeit (Diplom- / Masterarbeit),
    Master Thesis, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
Doctoral degree/habilitation
  • Doctoral degree/PhD (9.2020), University of Salzburg, Austria,
    Thesis title: Web-based innovation indicators for microgeographic economic analysis