Professur für Wirtschaftspolitik und Mittelstandsforschung

Aktuelle Forschungsschwerpunkte


  • Verhaltensökonomik (Ökologische Ökonomik, Experimentelle Ökonomik, Industriedynamiken/Innovationen)




Publikationen


  • Proeger, Till & Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg, 2017: Pay-what-you-want in Groups – Evidence from a Field Experiment, Applied Economics Letters 24(21), 1550-1557.
  • Binder, Martin & Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg, 2017: Green Lifestyles and Subjective Well-Being: More about Self-Image than Actual Behavior?, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 137, 304–323.
  • Binder, Martin & Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg, 2016: Environmental worries, volunteering and subjective well-being: Antecedents and outcomes of environmental activism in Germany, Ecological Economics 124, 1-16.
  • Blankenberg, Ann-Kathrin & Guido Buenstorf, 2016: Regional co-evolution of firm population, innovation and public research? Evidence from the West German laser industry, Research Policy 45(4), 857-868.
  • Blankenberg, Ann-Kathrin, 2015: From evolution to co-evolution. An empirical study of the role of innovation, policy and public research in industrial dynamics, Kobra, Kassel. (Download)




Work in Progress


  • Horstmann, Elaine, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg & Tim Schneider, 2016: Effects of group identity on public goods provision in a competitive setting, Working Paper.
  • Blankenberg, Ann-Kathrin & Ulrich Dewald, 2014: Public Policy and Industry Dynamics. The Evolution of the Photovoltaic Industry in Germany, Working Paper.



Awards


  • ISS 2014 Best Poster Award (awarded by "The International Schumpeter Society and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena")



Vorträge


  • ESEE 2017 - Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Budapest/Ungarn, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Necessity vs voluntary greenness and happiness: benefits only for the wealthy?" (geplant: Juni 2017).
  • 23rd Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Athen/Griechenland, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Green lifestyles and subjective well-being: More about self-image than actual behavior?" (geplant: Juni 2017).
  • SIEF2017 13th Congress – Ways of Dwelling: Crisis - Craft – Creativity, März 2017, Göttingen/Deutschland, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Handcrafted Objects as Keepers of Knowledge. THE ORGAN - Dwelling of Sound and Pipes" (Poster Vortrag).
  • ESA2016 - 2016 North-American ESA Conference, 10.-12.11.2016, Tucson/Arizona, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Effects of group identity on public goods provision in a competitive setting".
  • ISS 2016 - Schumpeter Conference on Evolutionary Economics, 06.-08. Juli 2016, Montreal, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Green lifestyles and subjective well-being: More about self-image than actual behavior?".
  • ISEE 2016 - Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, 27.-29. Juni 2016, Washington DC, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Green lifestyles and subjective well-being: More about self-image than actual behavior?".
  • DRUID15 Conference on The Relevance Of Innovation, 15.-17. Juni 2015, Rom, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Cost spreading in the photovoltaic industry - Testing the Cohen and Klepper model".
  • The evolution of networks, industries and clusters - ENIC II (Workshop), 13.-14. November 2014, Halle, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Cost spreading in the photovoltaic industry- testing the model of Cohen and Klepper".
  • MAGKS doctoral colloquium, 11.-12. September 2014, Rauischholzhausen, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Regional co-evolution of industry, innovation and public research in the West German laser industry".
  • 15th International Conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS), 27.-30. Juli 2014, Jena, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Cost spreading in the photovoltaic industry- testing the model of Cohen and Klepper (1996)" (Poster presentation).
  • 2nd Geography of Innovation International Conference 2014, 23.-25. Januar 2014, Utrecht, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Cost spreading in the photovoltaic industry- testing the model of Cohen and Klepper (1996)".
  • The evolution of networks, industries and clusters - ENIC (Workshop), 18.-19. Juli 2013, Halle, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Public Policy & Industry Dynamics - The Evolution of the Photovoltaic Industry in Germany".
  • 35th DRUID Celebration Conference 2013, 17.-19. Juni 2013, Barcelona, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Public Policy & Industry Dynamics - The Evolution of the Photovoltaic Industry in Germany".
  • DRUID Academy Conference 2013, 16.-18. Januar 2013, Aalborg, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Public Policy & Industry Dynamics - The Evolution of the Photovoltaic Industry in Germany".
  • Knowledge Dynamics, Industry Evolution, Economic Development (Summer School), 09.-13. Juli 2012, Nizza, Ann-Kathrin Blankenberg: "Arrested Development - The Evolution of the Photovoltaic Industry in Germany".



Themenbereiche für Abschlussarbeiten
Bei den Vorschlägen handelt es sich um Themenbereiche. Die Vergabe genauer Themen erfolgt dann individuell nach Absprache.


  • Innovationsökonomik
  • Umweltökonomik



Betreute Abschlussarbeiten


  • Durchsetzungsbedingungen für technische Umweltinnovationen im Kontext von Pfadabhängigkeiten (BA)
  • Influence of Group Identity on "Public Goods Provision" in a Competitive Setting (MA)



Lehre


SemesterVeranstaltung
Sommersemester 2017"Kann die Nachhaltigkeitsforschung durch die Glücksforschung bereichert werden und bietet die Glücksforschung eine gute Alternative zu bestehenden Wohlfahrtsmaßen?" (BA-Seminar)
Wintersemester 2016/2017"Sustainability and subjective well-being" (MA-Seminar)
Sommersemester 2016"Ausgewählte Themen der Innovationsforschung und Innovationspolitik" (MA-Seminar)
Wintersemester 2015/16"Innovationspolitik" (MA-Seminar)