Uwe Cantner

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Appointments
  • Full Professor of Economics at the FSU Jena
  • Professor of Economics at the University of Southern Denmark/Odense
  • Vice President for Young Researchers and Diversity Management at FSU Jena
  • Chairman of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation  (EFI: Expertenkommission Forschung und Innovation) at the Federal German Government
  • Spokesman of the DFG-GRK 1411 – The Economics of Innovative Change
Contact

Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3, Room 5.23
D-07743 Jena

fon: +49 (0) 3641 9 43200
fax: +49 (0) 3641 9 43202
uwe.cantner@uni-jena.de

Consultation hours: By appointment (please contact the office in advance)

Main fields of interest
Most Recent Refereed Publications Show content
  • Cantner, U., H. Graf, M. Rothgang, Geographical Clustering and the Evaluation of Cluster Policies, Journal of Technology Transfer 44(6), 2019, 1665–1672
  • Wolf, T., U. Cantner, H. Graf, M. Rothgang, Cluster Ambidexterity towards Exploration and Exploitation – Actor strategies, cluster management and political support, Journal of Technology Transfer 44(6), 2019, 1840-1866
  • Cantner, U., T. Wolf, On regional innovator networks as hubs for innovative ventures, in: Lehmann, E.E., M. Keilbach (eds), From Industrial Organization to Entrepreneurship - A Tribute to David B. Audretsch, Cham (CH): Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019, 325-348
  • Cantner, U., E. Dettmann, A. Giebler, J. Günther, The impact of innovation and innovation subsidies on economic development in German regions, Regional Studies 53(9), 2019, 1284-1295
  • Cantner, U., I. Savin, S. Vannuccini, Replicator dynamics in value chains: explaining some puzzles of market selection, Industrial and Corporate Change 28(3), 2019, 589–611
  • Cantner U., A. Giebler, J. Günther, M. Kristalova, A. Meder, Regional and technological effects on cooperative innovation activities, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics 8(3/4), 2018, 242-279
  • Cantner, U., H. Graf, E. Prytkova, S. Vannuccini, 2018, The Compositional Nature of Productivity and Innovation Slowdown, Jena Economic Research Papers 2018-006, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  • Hendarman, A.F., U. Cantner, Soft Skills, Hard Skills, and Individual Innovativeness, Eurasian Business Review 8(2), 2018, 139-169
  • Cantner, U., T. Wolf, The selective nature of innovator networks and innovative companies’ survival, in: Cubico, S., Favretto, G., Leitão, J., Cantner, U. (eds), Entrepreneurship and the Industry Life Cycle - The Changing Role of Human Capital and Competences, Springer
Curriculum vitae Show content
  • 1980-1985
    University of Augsburg: Business Administration/Economics (degree: Dipl.oec.)
  • 1983-1984
    Wayne-State University, Detroit, MI, USA: Economics (degree: MA)
  • 1985-1990
    Assistant at the Chair of Professor Dr. Horst Hanusch, Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1990
    PhD at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Professor Dr. Franz Gehrels, Institute for International Economics, topic: "Technischer Fortschritt, neue Güter und internationaler Handel" (Technical Progress, New Goods and International Trade) (degree: Dr.oec.publ.)
  • 1990-1996
    Assistant at the Chair of Professor Dr. Horst Hanusch, Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1996
    Habilitation in Economics, topic "Heterogenität und technologische Spillovers - Grundelemente einer ökonomischen Theorie des technologischen Fortschritts" (Heterogeneity and Technological Progress -basic elements of an economic theory of technological progress) (degree: Dr.rer.pol.habil.)
  • 1996-1997
    Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1997-1998
    Temporary Professorship at the Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1998
    Guest Professor at Université du Toulon et du Var
  • 1998, 1999, 2000
    Guest Professor at Université de Rennes
  • 04/2000-11/2000
    Temporary Professorship at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • since 12/2000
    Professor of Economics, Chair for Microeconomics at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • since 07/2010
    Professor of Economics (II) at the University of Southern Denmark/Odense
  • 2013
    Guest Professor at the University of Turin
  • 2013
    Guest Professor at the Telecom Ecole de Management, Paris
  • 2012-2014
    President of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society
  • 2014
    Guest Professor at the Telecom Ecole de Management, Paris
  • since 10/2014
    Vice President for Young Researchers and Diversity Management of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 2015
    Guest Professor at the Université des Nice/Sophia Antipolis, Nice
  • 2015
    Guest Professor at the Telecom Ecole de Management, Paris
Scientific Appointments Show content
  • since 1997
    Member of the faculty of the European Summer School on Industrial Dynamics (ESSID)
  • 1998-2008
    General Editor of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS)
  • 2000
    Member of the Jury of the Joseph A. Schumpeter Prize 2000
  • since 2001
    Editor of the Journal of Evolutionary Economics (JEE)
  • 2002
    Member of the Jury of the Joseph A. Schumpeter Prize 2002
  • 2005-2012
    Vice Chair of the Governing Board of the DIME EU-Network of Excellence
  • 2006-2008 Member of the Council of the ZEW Innovationpanel
  • since 7/2006
    Spokesman DFG-RTG 1411 "The Economics of Innovative Change"
  • since 10/2006
    Member of the Advisory Board of the Mannheim Innovationpanel of the ZEW (MIP)
  • since 12/2007
    Director Jena Graduate School "Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change"
  • 2008-2009
    Chairman of the Evolutionary Economics Chapter of the German Economic Association
  • 2012-2016
    Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the IWH in Halle/Saale
  • 2010-2019
    Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Mannheim Innovation Panel at the ZEW Mannheim
  • 2010
    Member of the Jury of the Joseph A. Schumpeter-Prize 2010
  • since 2010
    Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Economic Analysis (JEA)
  • 2012-2014
    President of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society
  • since 2015
    Member of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation  (EFI: Expertenkommission Forschung und Innovation) at the Federal German Government
  • since 2019
    Chairman of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation  (EFI: Expertenkommission Forschung und Innovation) at the Federal German Government
  • since 2019
    Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Eurasian Business Review
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