Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner



Uwe-Cantner

Vizepräsident für wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs und Gleichstellung 

Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre/Mikroökonomik

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Main fields of research and interest

  • Economics of Innovation
  • Evolutionary Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Productivity: Theory and Measurement
  • Public Economics, Public Finance

Curriculum vitae

  • 1980-1985 University of Augsburg: Business Administration/Economics (degree: Dipl.oec.)
  • 1983-1984 Wayne-State University, Detroit, MI, USA: Economics (degree: MA)
  • 1985-1990 Assistant at the Chair of Professor Dr. Horst Hanusch, Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1990 PhD at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Professor Dr. Franz Gehrels, Institute for International Economics, topic: "Technischer Fortschritt, neue Güter und internationaler Handel" (Technical Progress, New Goods and International Trade) (degree: Dr.oec.publ.)
  • 1990-1996 Assistant at the Chair of Professor Dr. Horst Hanusch, Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1996 Habilitation in Economics, topic "Heterogenität und technologische Spillovers - Grundelemente einer ökonomischen Theorie des technologischen Fortschritts" (Heterogeneity and Technological Progress -basic elements of an economic theory of technological progress) (degree: Dr.rer.pol.habil.)
  • 1996-1997 Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1997-1998 Temporary Professorship at the Department of Economics, University of Augsburg
  • 1998 Guest Professor at Université du Toulon et du Var
  • 1998, 1999, 2000 Guest Professor at Université de Rennes
  • 04/2000-11/2000 Temporary Professorship at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • since 12/2000 Professor of Economics, Chair for Microeconomics at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
  • since 07/2010 Professor of Economics (II) at the University of Southern Denmark/Odense

Scientific appointments

  • since 1997 Member of the faculty of the European Summer School on Industrial Dynamics (ESSID)
  • since 1998 General Editor of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS)
  • 1999-2000 Member of the Jury of the Joseph A. Schumpeter Prize 2000
  • since 2001 Editor of the Journal of Evolutionary Economics (JEE)
  • 2002 Member of the Jury of the Joseph A. Schumpeter Prize 2002
  • since 2005 Vice Chair of the Governing Board of the DIME EU-Network of Excellence
  • 2005-2006 Member of the Council of the ZEW Innovationpanel
  • since 7/2006 Spokesman DFG-RTG 1411 "The Economics of Innovative Change"
  • since 10/2006 Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Mannheim Innovationpanel of the ZEW (MIP)
  • since 12/2007 Director Jena Graduate School "Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change"
  • 2008-2009 Chairman of the Evolutionary Economics Chapter of the German Economic Association
  • since 2009 Member Scientific Advisory Board of the IWH in Halle/Saale
  • 2010 Member of the Jury of the Joseph A. Schumpeter-Prize 2010
  • since 2010 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Economic Analysis (JEA)
  • since 06/2010 President-elect of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society

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