Working Papers

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#05 Ebert, T., Gebauer, J. E., Brenner, T., Bleidorn, W.,  Gosling, S. D., Potter, J. & P. J. Rentfrow (2019): Are Regioanl Differences in Personaltiy and their Correlates robust? Applying Spatial Analysis Techniques to Examine Regional Variation in Personality across the U.S. and Germany, Vol. 05.19.

#04 Margarian, A. & C. Hundt (2019): Location, industry structure and (the lack of) locally specific knowledge: On the diverging development of rural areas in Germany’s East and West. Vol. 04.19.

#03 Eberle, J. & P. Boeing (2019): Effects of R&D subsidies on regional economic dynamics: Evidence from Chinese provinces. Vol. 03.19.

#02 Wardenburg, S. & T. Brenner (2019): The impact of place-based policies on perceived regional living conditions across German labor market regions. Examining the impacts on migration flows. Vol. 02.19.

#01 Eberle, J. (2019): Regional fiscal equalization in Germany – A simultaneous equation approach to assess the economic effects of fiscal policy. Vol. 01.19.


#03 Eberle, J., Brenner, T. & T. Mitze (2018): Absorptive capacity, economic freedom and the conditional effects of regional policy. Vol. 03.18.

#02 Holtermann, L. & C. Hundt (2018): Hierarchically structured determinants and phase-related patterns of economic resilience – An empirical case study for European regions. Vol. 02.18.

#01 Eberle, J., Brenner, T. & T. Mitze (2018): More publicly funded research, more knowledge spillovers, more economic growth? An empirical analysis for German regions. Vol. 01.18.


#03 Eberle, J., Brenner, T. & T. Mitze (2017): A look behind the curtain – Measuring the complex economic effects of regional structural funds in Germany. Vol. 03.17.

#02 Brenner, T. (2017): Identification of Clusters- An Actor-based Approach, Vol. 02.17.

#01 Pudelko, F. & C. Hundt(2017): Gauging two sides of regional economic resilience in Western Germany – Why resitance and recovery should not be lumped together, Vol. 01.17.


#04 Von Proff, S. (2016): The predominance of social proximity for innovation collaboration of SME, Vol. 04.16.

#03 Strambach S. & G. Pflitsch (2016): Micro-dynamics in regional transition paths to sustainability- an analysis of organization and institutional change in Augsburg’s transition topolog, Vol. 03.16.

#02 Gong H. (2016): Places and Spaces in the weightless economy, Vol. 02.16.

#01 Eberle J. & T. Brenner (2016): More bucks, more growth, more justice? The effects of regional structural funds on regional economic growth and convergence in Germany, Vol. 01.16.


#05 Ebert T., Brenner T. & U. Brixy (2015): New Firm Survival: The Interdependence between Regional Externalities and Innovativeness, Vol. 05.15. Hyperlink#04 Brenner T., Capasso M., Duschl M., Frenken K. & T. Treibich (2015): Causal Relations between Knowledge-Intensive Business Services and Regional Employment Growth, Vol. 04.15. Hyperlink #03 Hesse N. (2015): Students’ Career Attitudes – How Entrepreneurial Are Prospective Scientists?, Vol. 03.15. Hyperlink #02 von Proff S. (2015): How individual characteristics and attitudes shape the job search process of graduates, Vol. 02.15. Hyperlink #01 Broekel T., Brachert M., Duschl M. & T. Brenner (2015): Joint R&D subsidies, related variety, and regional innovation, Vol. 01.15. Hyperlink


#09 Stuck J., Broekel T. & J. Revilla (2014): Network Structures in Regional Innovation Systems, Vol. 09.14.Hyperlink #08 von Proff S., Duschl M. & T. Brenner (2014): Motives behind the mobility of university graduates – A study of three German universities, Vol. 08.14. #07 Brenner, T. & M. Duschl (2014): Modelling Firm and Market Dynamics – A Flexible Model Reproducing Existing Stylized Facts, Vol. 07.14.Hyperlink #06 Brenner, T. & D. Lee (2014): Weather Conditions and Economic Growth – Is Productivity Hampered by Climate Change?, Vol. 06.14.Hyperlink #05 Brenner, T. (2014): The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth – An Empirical Analysis of Different Effects in Less and More Developed Countries, Vol. 05.14.Hyperlink #04 von Proff S., Lata, R. &  T. Brenner (2014): The structure and dynamics of R&D collaborations in Europe and the USA (A longitudinal and comparative perspective), Vol. 04.14.Hyperlink #03 Brenner, T. (2014): Science, Innovation and National Growth, Vol. 03.14.Hyperlink #02 Santner, D. & D. Fornahl (2014): From here, from there, and from beyond: endogenous and exogenous factors triggering change along the cluster life cycle in a multi-scalar environment, Vol 02.14.Hyperlink #01 Duschl, M.: Regional resilience and fat tails: A stochastic analysis of firm growth rate distributions of German regions, Vol. 01.14. Hyperlink


#13 Sternberg, R. (2013): Collision of lions and butterflies or mutual neglect – outside the Anglo-American domain, too? The publication and citation behaviour of economic geographers and geo-graphical economists comparedHyperlink #12 Duschl, M. & T. Brenner (2013): Growth dynamics in regional systems of technological activities – a SVAR approachHyperlink #11 Dornbusch, F., von Proff, S. & T. Brenner (2013): The organizational and regional determinants of interregional collaborations – Academic inventors as bridging agents Hyperlink #10 Dornbusch, F. & T. Brenner (2013): Universities as local knowledge hubs under different technology regimes – New evidence from academic patenting Hyperlink #09 Scholl, T. & T. Brenner (2013): Optimizing Distance-Based Methods for Big Data Analysis Hyperlink #08 Broekel, T., Rogge, N. & T. Brenner (2013): The innovation efficiency of German regions – a shared-input DEA approach Hyperlink #07 Wanzenböck, I., Scherngell, T. & T. Brenner (2013): Embeddedness of regions in European knowledge networks. A comparative analysis of inter-regional R&D collaborations, co-patents and co-publications Hyperlink #06 C. Schlump & T. Brenner: Firm’s cooperation activi-ties: The relevance of public research, proximity and personal ties – A study of technology-oriented firms in East Germany Hyperlink #05 Brenner, T., Emmrich, C. & C. Schlump: Regional Effects of a Cluster-oriented policy measure – The Case of the InnoRegio program in Germany Hyperlink #04 Broekel, T. & M. Hartog: Determinants of cross-regional R&D collaboration networks: an application of exponential random graph models Hyperlink #03 Brenner, T. & C. Schlump: Universities, Public Research and Regional Innovation Output: An Emperical Study of 19 Technologies in Germany Hyperlink #02 Alfken, C., Broekel, T. & R. Sternberg: Factors explaining the spatial agglomeration of the Creative Class – Empirical evidence for German artists,  Vol. 02.13. Hyperlink #01 Strambach, S.: Micro-dynamics of knowledge: actors, processes and territorial or-ganization, Vol. 01.13. Hyperlink


#07 Butzin, A. & B. Widmaier: “The Study of Time-Space Dynamics of Knowledge with Innovation Biographies”, Vol. 07.12. Hyperlink #06 Duschl, M., Scholl, T., Brenner, T., Luxen, D. & F. Raschke: “Industry-specific growth and agglomeration”, Vol. 06.12. Hyperlink #05 Scholl, T., Brenner, T. & M. Wendel: Evolving localization patterns of company foundations – Evidence from the German MST-industry , Vol. 05.12. Hyperlink #04 Strambach, S., & Surmeier, A.: Knowledge Dynamics in Sustainable  Standard Setting in Tourism – The case of “Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA)”, Vol. 04.12. Hyperlink #03 Dettmann, A., von Proff, S. & Brenner, T.: Co-operation over Distance? The Spatial Dimension of Interorganisational Innovation Collaboration, Vol. 03.12. Hyperlink #02 Scholl, T. & Brenner, T.: Detecting Spatial Clustering Using a Firm-Level Cluster Index, Vol. 02.12. Hyperlink #01 Brünjes, J. & Revilla Diez, J.: Opportunity entrepreneurs – potential drivers of non-farm growth in rural Vietnam?, Vol. 01.12. Hyperlink


#07 Duschl, M. & Brenner, T. (2011): Characteristics of Regional Industry-specific Employment Growth – Empirical Evidence for Germany, Vol. 07.11. Hyperlink #06 von Proff, Sidonia & Brenner, T. (2011): The Dynamics of Inter-Regional Collaboration – An Analysis of Co-Patenting, Vol. 06.11. Hyperlink #05 Bhaduri, S. & Brenner, T. (2011): Determinants of drug launch delay in pre-TRIPS India: A survival analysis approach, Vol. 05.11. Hyperlink #04 Broekel, T., Schimke, A. & Brenner, T. (2011): The effects of cooperative R&D subsidies and subsidized cooperation on employment growth, Vol. 04.11. Hyperlink #03 Duschl, M., Schimke, A., Brenner, T. & Luxen, D. (2011): Firm Growth and the Spatial Impact of Geolocated External Factors – Empirical Evidence for German Manufacturing Firms, Vol. 03.11. Hyperlink #02 Scholl, T. & Brenner, T. (2011): Testing for Clustering of Industries – Evidence from micro geographic data, Vol. 02.11. Hyperlink #01 Strambach, S. & Dieterich, I. (2011): The territorial shaping of knowledge dynamics in Baden-Württemberg Inter-organizational relations in the sectoral knowledge domain of the automotive industry, Vol. 01.11. Hyperlink


#06 Strambach, S. & Klement, B. (2010): The organisational decomposition of innovation and territorial knowledge dynamics – insights from the German software industry, Vol. 06.10. Hyperlink #05 Broekel, T. & R. Boschma (2010): Aviation, Space or Aerospace? Exploring the knowledge networks of two industries in the Netherlands, Vol. 05.10. Hyperlink #04 Strambach, S. (2010): Knowledge Commodification and New Patterns of Specialisation – Professionals and Experts in Knowledge-Intensive Business Services (KIBS), Vol. 04.10. Hyperlink #03 Dettmann, A. & T. Brenner (2010): Proximity is a Social Process – A Conceptual Framework, Vol. 03.10. Hyperlink #02 Brenner, T. & C. Schlump (2010): University Education, Public Research and Employment Growth in Regions – An Empirical Study of Germany, Vol. 02.10. Hyperlink #01 Dettmann, A. & S. von Proff (2010): Inventor collaboration over distance – A comparison of academic and corporate patents, Vol. 01.10. Hyperlink


#03 von Ledebur, S. (2009): Patent Productivity of German Professors over the Life Cycle, Vol. 03.09. Hyperlink #02 von Ledebur, S. (2009): University-owned patents in West and East Germany and the abolition of the professors’ privilege, Vol. 02.09. Hyperlink #01 Brenner, T. & T. Broekel (2009): Methodological Issues in Measuring Innovation Performance of Spatial Units, Vol. 01.09. Hyperlink —hjilj


#02 Strambach, S. (2008): Path dependecy and path plasticity: the co-evolution of institutions and innovation – the German customized business software industry, Vol. 02.08. Hyperlink #01 Brenner, T. & S. von Ledebur (2008): Academic inventors’ choice of transfer channels dependent on commercialisation experience – a theoretical model, Vol. 01.08. Hyperlink

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