Assistant Professorship for Labor and Innovation Economics

The Hanns Martin Schleyer-Foundation awarded me the Friedwart Bruckhaus-Prize 2020/21 for my paper on sorting into the teacher profession across the business cycle last week. You can find out more about the prize and the award ceremony here: https://schleyer-stiftung.de/2021-14-dezember-muenchen-bp/...

I have corrected all exams now.   The exam inspection for "Labor Economics" will take place on March 8th at Lange Gasse. If you would like to inspect your exam, please send an e-mail with your matriculation number to markus.nagler@fau.de until March 1st, the latest. I will then send you t...

I will be teaching two courses in the Summer Term 2022:   Master's level seminar on the Economics of Human Capital Master's level course on the Economics of Innovation   Please note the additional information given on the teaching page. Please let me know if you have any q...

Our paper on the disclosure function of the patent system contains this week's AEA Chart of the Week: https://www.aeaweb.org/research/charts/disclosure-innovation-patent-library   The paper shows evidence that the disclosure function of the patent system, the "quid pro quo of the right to...

In the August issue 2021, FAU alexander reports on my research on the blocking effects of patents (Link to issue). In this research, we leverage patent invalidation and licensing decisions by the Bell Laboratories to investigate the consequences of patents on market outcomes. The corresponding paper...