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Dr Alexander Schacht

Dr. Alexander Schacht

PhD Student
DFG Research Training Group "The Economics of Innovative Change"
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
D-07743 Jena

Address
Bachstrasse 18, Room 208
D-07743 Jena

phone: +49 (0) 3641-9 43277
e-mail


Fields of Interest

  • Economics of Innovation
  • Technology Transfer
  • Experimental Economics

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Qualification

  • 05/2009 - 05/2012   PhD Student, Research Training Group "The Economics of Innovative Change", Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany)
  • 01/2012 - 03/2012   University of Oregon: Lundquist College of Business, Eugene, U.S.
  • 10/2002 - 05/2009   Student of Economics at the University of Jena

      Final Thesis "Licensing inventions from public research: a geographical analysis for the Max Planck Society" (degree: Dipl.Vw.)

  • 09/2005 - 07/2006   Student of Economics at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Previous Positions

  • 12/2006 - 04/2009   Research Assistant at the DFG Research Training Group "The Economics of Innovative Change"
  • 09/2007 - 03/2008   Intership at the Allianz SE, Munich, New Europe Management Holding GmbH
  • 02/2007 - 03/2007   Internship at the Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Evolutionary Economics Group

Scholarships

  • 05/2009 - 04/2012   German Science Foundation (DFG) doctoral scholarship at the Research Training Group “The Economics of Innovative Change”

Publications

  • Buenstorf, G. and A. Schacht (2013), We need to talk - or do we? Geographic distance and the commercialization of technologies from public research, Research Policy, 42 (2): 465-480. pdf
  • Krabel, S. and A. Schacht (2013), Follow the leader? How leadership behavior influences scientists' commercialization behavior (or not), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 23 (2): 134-160. pdf

Working Papers

  • Krabel, S. and A. Schacht (2012), The Influence of Leadership on Academic Scientists' Propensity to Commercialize Research Findings, Jena Economic Research Papers 2012-027. pdf
  • Schacht, A. (2012), Commercializing inventions from public research: Does speed matter?, Jena Economic Research Papers 2012-026. pdf
  • Buenstorf, G. and A. Schacht (2011), We need to talk - or do we? Geographic distance and the commercialization of technologies from public research, Jena Economic Research Papers 2011-061. pdf
  • Riener, G. and A. Schacht (2011), Group Identity and Discrimination in Small Markets: Asymmetry of In-Group Favors, Jena Economic Research Papers 2011-043. pdf

Conferences

  • "Technology Transfer in a Global Economy", Augsburg (Germany), 21st - 23rd September 2011
  • "International Meeting on Experimental and Behavioral Economics (IMEBE)", Barcelona (Spain), 07th - 09th April 2011
  • "European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE), Pisa (Italy), 14th - 16th February 2011
  • Doctoral Colloquium "Innovation, Industrial Dynamics, Entrepreneurship, Organisation and Space", Marburg (Germany), 4th February 2011
  • DIME Conference "Experimental methods and Innovation: Broadening and challenging existing knowledge", Jena (Germany), 5th - 7th November 2009
  • "European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE)", Jena (Germany), 21st - 23rd May 2009