Welcome to the Chair of Microeconomics

We teach and we do research in the broad field of economic change with a focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, industrial dynamics and socio-economic networks.
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25 Feb 2021
EFI-Gutachten 2021
Am 24. Februar 2021 hat die Expertenkommission Forschung und Innovation unter dem Vorsitz des Jenaer ...
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2 Oct 2020
Interview von Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner an das BMBF-Magazin "Unternehmen Region", Ausgabe 2/2020
Der Innovationsökonom Uwe Cantner über ost-/westdeutsche Unterschiede, über Exzellenzkriterien und über die Chancen des  ...
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14 Sep 2020
Maximilian Göthner appointed as IZA Fellow
Maximilian Göthner joins the network of the IZA Institute of Labor Economics as a Research Fellow.
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14 Sep 2020
Grünbuch​ zur Herrenhäuser Konferenz
Das Grünbuch zur Herrenhäuser Konferenz "Die neue Rolle des Staates bei der Entstehung und Verbreitung von Innovationen" ist ...
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25 Feb 2020
EFI-Gutachten 2020
Am 19. Februar 2020 hat die Expertenkommission Forschung und Innovation ihr 13. Jahresgutachten an Bundeskanzlerin Angela ...
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13 Jan 2020
Publication by Holger Graf
New article by Holger Graf and Tom Brökel: "A shot in the dark? Policy influence on cluster networks"
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Chair of Microeconomics
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