Assistant Professorship for Labor and Innovation Economics

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...

In the Winter Term 2021/22, I will teach the following courses: Master's level: Labor Markets in the Knowledge Economy, Course website Bachelor's level: Labor Economics (Bachelor International Economic Studies) , Course website You can find more information on the respective course websit...

I will be teaching Master level courses on Zoom in the summer term. A course (lecture and tutorials) on the Economics of Innovation A seminar on the Economics of Human Capital For more information, see the teaching page or send me an e-mail.