Dr. Susanne Thorwarth is research associate at ZEW. She works in close cooperation with the research unit "Economics of Innovation and Industrtial Dynamics".

Susanne Thorwarth studied economics with focus on development economics, econometrics and applied economics at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Mannheim. Since 2007 she is a member of the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation at the Faculty of Business and Economics at KU Leuven in Belgium where she followed the Doctoral Program and obtained her PhD about the productivity effects of research, development and design activities in March 2011. From September 2011 until July 2014 she was employed as a senior economist at the Monopolies Commission in Bonn. Since August 2014 she is Managing Director of DICE Consult, an independent economic consultancy associated with the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany.

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