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Sebastian Wilfling

Alumni DFG Research Training Program "The Economics of Innovative Change"
Friedrich Schiller University and Max Planck Institute of Economics Jena
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
D-07743 Jena

Address
Bachstrasse 18, Room 211
D-07743 Jena

phone: +49 (0) 3641-9 43271
e-mail


Fields of Interest

  • Entrepreneurial Success and Failure
  • Innovative Entrepreneurship
  • Market Creation and Industrial Dynamics

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Qualification

09/2009 - 05/2013   PhD Student, Graduate College "The Economics of Innovative Change", Max Planck Institute of Economics and Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Final Degree: Doctor Rerum Politicarum

02/2012 - 04/2012   Research Stay, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia, VA, USA

10/2003 - 04/2009   Studies in Economics, University of Jena, Final Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt, Main Subjects: Economics of Innovation, Statistics

09/2006 - 03/2007  Studies in Business Administration, University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia

Internships

06/2009 - 08/2009   Center of Technology Transfer (Friedrich Schiller University), Jena, Germany, Start-up Consulting

08/2008 - 10/2008   Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Inhouse Consulting

12/2007 - 03/2008   Deutsche Postbank AG, Bonn, Germany, Loan Management

08/2005 - 10/2005   Sparkasse Jena-Saale-Holzland, Jena, Germany, Sales Management

Scholarships and Awards

12/2012             Presentation Award of Verein für Socialpolitik (sponsored by Schweizerische Nationalbank)

01/2012             Bent Dalum PhD Award, DRUID Academy Winter Conference, Cambridge, UK

09/2009 -           German Science Foundation (DFG) doctoral scholarship at the Research Training Group “The Economics of Innovative Change”

Presentations at Conferences

  • EARIE Conference, Rome, Italy, 2nd-4th September 2012
  • Schumpeter Society Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2nd-5th July 2012
  • DRUID Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19th-21st June 2012
  • DRUID Academy Winter Conference, Cambridge, UK, 18th-21st January 2012
  • RENT 25th Anniversary Conference, Bodo, Norway, 16th-18th November 2011
  • DIME Final Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands, 6th-8th April 2011
  • DRUID-DIME Academy Winter Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 20th-22nd January 2011
  • EEFS Conference "Global Imbalances, Financial Institutions, and Reforms in the Post-Crisis Era", Athens, Greece, 3rd - 6th June 2010