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Dr. Matthias Bürger

DFG Research Training Group "The Economics of Innovative Change"
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 3
D-07743 Jena

Adress for visitors
Bachstrasse 18, Room 003
D-07743 Jena

phone: +49 (0) 3641-9 43280
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Curriculum Vitae

Reseach Interests

  • Economics of Innovation
  • Regional Innovation Systems
  • Knowledge Flows and Spillovers
  • Effects of Cooperation

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Economics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena 2011
  • Dipl.-Kfm. (MA in Business Economics and Intercultural Communication), Friedrich Schiller University Jena 2006

Previous Positions

  • 12/2006 - 03/2008   Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Economics / Evolutionary Economics Group
  • 04/2005 - 06/2005   Internship at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research

Journal Articles

  • Buerger M., Broekel T. and Coad A. (2012). Regional Dynamics of Innovation: Investigating the Co-Evolution of Patents, Research and Development (R&D), and Employment, Regional Studies 46 (5): 565-582, DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2010.520693.
  • Buerger M. and Cantner U. (2011). The Regional Dimension of Sectoral Innovativeness: An Empirical Investigation of Two Specialised Supplier and Two Science Based Industries, Papers in Regional Science 90 (2): 373-393, DOI: 10.1111/j.1435-5957.2011.00367.x.

Working Papers

  • Buerger M. (2011). Dynamics of Collaborative Invention - Tracking Growth of Cooperative and Total Patents in the Region, Jena Economic Research Papers No. 2011 – 045.pdf
  • Buerger M. and Coad A. (2010). Knowledge, regional innovation and cooperation as evidenced by German patent statistics, Paper presented at the special session on "Knowledge, Innovation and Economic Performances" of the EAEPE conference 2010 in Bordeaux.
  • Broekel T., Buerger M. and Brenner T. (2010). An investigation of the relation between cooperation and the innovative success of German regions, Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography No. 10.11. pdf
  • Buerger M. and Cantner U. (2010). The Regional Dimension of Sectoral Innovativeness: An Empirical Investigation of Two Specialised Supplier and Two Science Based Industries, Jena Economic Research Papers No. 2010 – 032. pdf
  • Buerger M., Broekel T. and Coad A. (2009). Regional Dynamics of Innovation: Investigating the Co-Evolution of Patents, R&D, and Employment, Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography No. 09.08. pdf

Current Research Projects

  • The Contribution of Cooperation to the Performance of Regional Innovation Systems
  • Regional Dynamics of Collaborative Invention

Conferences

  • International DIME Workshop “Local and Sectoral Systems of Innovation - Policy Measures and Possibilities”, Marburg (Germany), 2008
  • 6th Proximity Congress, Proximity Dynamics: A Time for Debate, Poitiers (France), 2009