Martin Kalthaus

Martin Kalthaus Martin Kalthaus Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)

Dr. Martin Kalthaus
Carl-Zeiss-Str. 3, Room 5.20
D-07743 Jena

fon: +49(0)3641 943205

Consultation hours: by appointment

Main fields of research and interest
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Innovation and Sustainability
  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Technology Transfer
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Patent Data

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Curriculum Vitae Expand entry
  • 2019-2020
    Visiting Scholar at SCANCOR, Stanford University
  • Since 2017
    Post-Doc Researcher
  • 2012-2017
  • Junior researcher at the Chair of Microeconomics and the research project GRETCHEN
    Ph.D candidate at Graduate College The Economics of Innovative Change
    PhD thesis: "Knowledge dynamics and technological change: Trajectories, networks and policies"
  • 2005-2011
    Ruhr-University Bochum: Management and Economics (degree: Dipl.oec.) and studies abroad at the Aalto School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley
  • 2007-2009
    Internships at the Ministry of Finance NRW, Douglas Holding AG, Evonik Industries AG and PricewaterhouseCoopers AG.
Publications and Conferences Expand entry

Peer Reviewed Publications

Other Publications

  • Burchert, L.; Kalthaus, M. (2017): Tagungsbericht Nachhaltigkeit im interdisziplinären Diskurs Theorien, Modelle und Praktiken. 12.10.201613.10.2016, Jena. In: H-Soz-Kult, 22.02.2017,
  • Kalthaus, M. (2016): Kulturelle Kompetenz für eine zukunftsfähige Gesellschaft. In: Gross, H.; Krukies, T.; Schwemmle, M. (Hrsg.): Bronnbacher Positionen Beiträge zur kulturellen Bildung P. 108-110, Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft, Berlin.
  • Rogge, K. S.; Breitschopf, B.; Mattes, K.; Cantner, U.; Graf, H.; Herrmann, J.; Kalthaus, M.; Lutz, C.; Wiebe, K. S. (2015): Grüner Wandel: Erneuerbare Energien, Policy Mix und Innovation Ergebnisse des GRETCHEN-Projektes zum Einfluss des Policy Mixes auf technologischen und strukturellen Wandel bei erneuerbaren Stromerzeugungstechnologien in Deutschland. DE / EN

 Working Papers

  • Graf, H.; Kalthaus, M. (2022): Global Knowledge Embeddedness, Jena Economic Research Papers #2022-004.
  • Hipp, A.; Kalthaus, M. (2020): Innovative Activities and Firm Survival During the Life Cycle of the German Photovoltaics Industry. Mimeo. (under review)
  • Alhusen, H; Bennat, T; Bizer, K.; Cantner, U.; Hortmann, E.; Kalthaus, M.; Pröger, T.; Sternberg, R.; Töpfer, S. (2019): Measuring the `doing-using-interacting mode' of innovation in SMEs - a qualitative approach. ifh Working Paper No. 23/2019
  • Kalthaus, M. (2017): Identifying technological sub-trajectories in photovoltaic patents. Jena Economic Research Papers #2017 010
  • Graf, H; Kalthaus, M. (2016): International Research Networks: Determinants of Country Embeddedness. Jena Economic Research Papers #2016 016.
  • Kalthaus, M. (2016): Knowledge recombination along the technology life cycle. Jena Economic Research Papers #2016 012
  • Cantner, U.; Graf, H.; Herrmann, J.; Kalthaus, M. (2014): Inventor Networks in Renewable Energies: The Influence of the Policy Mix in Germany. Jena Economic Research Papers #2014 034. Revised version: January 28, 2016.

Work in Progress

  • Albats, E.; Kalthaus, M. (2021): Conceptualizing digital platforms as means for university-industry intellectual capital exchange.
  • Bruns, S.; Kalthaus, M.; König, J. (2021): Empirical calibration of p-values in patent analysis for sustainable technologies.
  • Cantner, U.; Dörr, P.; Goethner, M.; Hügel, M.; Kalthaus, M. (2021): The Process Of Academic Spin-Off Creation: From Research Activity To Entrepreneurial Venture.
  • Cantner, U.; Kalthaus, M.; Yarullina, I. (2021): Science-Industry Collaborations: Factors and Outcomes.
  • Hipp, A.; Kalthaus, M. (2021): Entry decision along the German photovoltaics value chain.
  • Kalthaus, M.; Kerner, P.; Wendler, T. (2021): The dynamic relationship of institutions and resource productivity.

Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Conferences & Workshops Since 2017

  • 11/2021 Invited talk at Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands - virtual.
  • 10/2021 DRUID21 Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 09/2021 Verein für Socialpolitik Annual Conference, virtual. 
  • 07/2021 18th International Conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, Rome, Italy - virtual.
  • 12/2020 Invited talk at TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany - virtual.
    09/2020 Workshop on The Economic Impact of Digital Transformation, Jena, Germany. 
  • 09/2020 Summer School on Data & Algorithms for ST&I studies, Leuven, Belgium.
  • 08/2020 Academy of Management Annual Conference, Virtual.
  • 04/2020 Invited talk at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA - Postponed.
  • 01/2020  Invited talk at Stanford University, Stanford, USA.
  • 12/2019  Invited talk at Stanford University, Stanford, USA.
  • 07/2019  Invited talk at the University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany.
  • 06/2019  11th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Brighton, UK.
  • 05/2019  Invited talk at the Workshop "Graduate Education & its use in Science and Business: European Perspectives", Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • 04/2019  Invited talk at the TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  • 02/2019  Herrenhausen Conference: The New Role of the State, Hanover, Germany.
  • 09/2018  15th European Network on the Economics of the Firm (ENEF) meeting, Brighton, UK.
  • 07/2018  17th International Conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, Seoul, South Korea.
  • 05/2018  Jena Lecture Series in Economic Geography, Jena, Germany.
  • 04/2018  FU Berlin Spring Campus 2018, Berlin, Germany.
  • 09/2017  12th EPIP Conference, Bordeaux, France.
  • 06/2017  10th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Strasbourg, France.
  • 05/2017  6th ZEW Mannheim Energy Conference, Mannheim, Germany.
  • 04/2017  Invited talk at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany.
Teaching Expand entry
  • Economics of Innovation (BSc.) (summer term 2020)
  • Economics of Innovation I - Innovation Decision (winter term 2018/19)
  • Economics of Innovation III - Economic Dynamics and Structural Change (winter term 2018/19)
  • Approaches to Economic Science (Scientific writing, winter term 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 in English)
  • Productivity and Efficiency Measurement (Exercise, summer term 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 in English)
  • Economics of Innovation II (Exercise, summer term 2018 in English)
  • Empirical Seminar: Patent Data and Social Network Analysis (Seminar; winter term 2017/18 in English)
  • Microeconomic Theory (Excercises; winter term 2012/13; 2013/14; 2014/15, 2016/17 2017/18 in German)
  • Supervision of Seminar, Bachelor, Master and Diploma Thesis