Dr. Philipp Boeing is a Senior Researcher in ZEW’s Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics”. He is interested in the empirical analysis of issues related to the economics of innovation, in particular policy evaluation, patent indicators, productivity, and import competition. His work is characterized by the combination of micro data, econometric analysis, and methodological advancements. Since one and a half decades he has regularly visited China and East Asia. His current research agenda is concerned with China’s development towards an innovation-driven economy and the impact of this on Europe. Based on his research he has provided policy advice, e.g. to the World Bank and the German Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation.

Philipp Boeing holds a doctoral degree in economics and a master’s degree in international business from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, as well as a bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies and economics from the Ruhr University Bochum. He stayed with Peking University for two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor and also is a Research Affiliate with the IZA – Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn and a Fellow with Tsinghua University in Beijing. He was a visiting researcher at Gakushuin University in Tokyo, LMU Munich, Melbourne University, Tsinghua University, and UNU-MERIT Maastricht.

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