Agnieszka Gehringer

Agnieszka Gehringer has been a professor of economics at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences in Cologne (TH Köln) since November 2021. She is also a senior research analyst at the Flossbach von Storch Research Institute in Cologne, which she joined in April 2015.

She received her Bachelor and Master degrees in economics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and a graduate Master degree from Collegio Carlo Alberto in Moncalieri (Italy). In July 2010 she obtained her PhD in economics of complexity at the University of Turin.

Her research interests lie in international economics, international finance, monetary economics as well as in innovation economics, economics of knowledge and of technological change. She serves as a referee for several scientific journals and as an expert for the European Commission.

Publications in refereed journals

Recent Patterns of Economic Alignment in the European (Monetary) Union. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 2021, 14(8): 362-385.

Measuring the Business Cycle Chronology with a Novel Business Cycle Indicator for Germany. Journal of Business Cycle Research, 2021, 17(1): 71-89.

Understanding Low Interest Rates: Evidence from Japan, Euro Area, United States and United Kingdom. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 66(1): 28-53.

Competent Demand Pull and Technological Flows within Secoral Systems: The Evidence on Differences within Europe. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2019, 43(6): 1525-1547.

Longevity and technological Change. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2019, 23(4): 1471-1503 (together with Klaus Prettner).

Technological Change, Rent and Income Inequalities: A Schumpeterian Approach. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 2019, 115:85-98 (together with Cristiano Antonelli).

Labor Force Participation of Women in the EU? What Role Do Family Policies Play? Labour, 2017, 31(1): 15-42 (together with Stephan Klasen).

Knowledge Externalities and Sectoral Interdependences: Evidence from an Open Economy Perspective. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 2016, 102: 240-249.

What Are the Drivers of Total Factor Productivity in the European Union? Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2016, 25 (4), 406-434. (together with Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso & Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann Danzinger)

Current Accounts in the European Union and the Sectoral Influence: An Empirical Assessment. Comparative Economic Studies, 2016, 58 (2), 152-173.

Knowledge Externalities and Demand Pull: The European Evidence. Economic Systems, 2015, 39: 608-631. (together with Cristiano Antonelli)

Uneven Effects of Financial Liberalization on Productivity Growth in the EU: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel Investigation, International Journal of Production Economics, 2015, 159: 334-346.

The Competent Demand Pull Hypothesis: Which Sectors Do Play a Role? Economia Politica, 2015, 32(1): 97-134. (together with Cristiano Antonelli)

New Evidence on the Determinants of Current Accounts in the EU. Empirica, Journal of European Economics, 2015, 42(4): 769-793.

European Market Integration, R&D Agglomeration Economies, and the Location Choice of Firms in Poland. Eastern European Economics, 2015, 53 (6), 491-513. (together with Astrid Krenz)

Financial Liberalization, Financial Development and Productivity Growth ? An Overview, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, 2014, 7(1): 40-65.

Financial Liberalization, Growth, Productivity and Capital Accumulation: The Case of European Integration, International Review of Economics & Finance, 2013, 25: 291-309.

A New Taxonomy Based on Pecuniary Knowledge Externalities: Knowledge Interactions in a Vertically Integrated System, Economic Systems Research, 2012, 24(1): 35-55.

Pecuniary Knowledge Externalities across European Countries – are there leading Sectors?, Industry & Innovation, 2011, 18(4): 415-436.

Pecuniary Knowledge Externalities and Innovation: Intersectoral Linkages and their Effects beyond Technological Spillovers, Economics of Innovation & New Technology, 2011, 20(5): 495-515.

Book Chapters

The Competent Demand Pull Hypothesis. In: Crespi, F., Quatraro, F. (Eds.) The Economics of Knowledge, Innovation and Systemic Technology Policy. Routledge, New York, 2015, p. 48-69. (together with Cristiano Antonelli)

The Cost of Knowledge and Productivity Dynamics: An Empirical Investigation on a Panel of OECD Countries. In: Link, A., Antonelli, C. (Eds.) Strategic Alliances. Taylor & Francis, 2016, p. 155-174. (together with Cristiano Antonelli)

Policy Reports

Income Inequality in Europe: What Role does Gender Inequality Play? ENEGE Thematic Report for the European Commission, 2015. (together with Stephan Klasen & Carlos Villalobos-Baría)

Le Province piemontesi nella Società dell'Informatione. Profilo socio-economico e diffusione della banda larga al 2007. Rapporto IRES Piemonte (Istituto di Ricerche Economiche e Sociali per il Piemonte), 2008. (together with Sylvie Occelli)

Other publications

Where will Poland go from here? The Globalist, June 2, 2016.

Polen in Schieflage. Tichys Einblick, April 6, 2016.

Working & Discussion Papers

Understanding low interest rates. Flossbach von Storch Research Institute Economic Policy Note 23/10/2015. (together with Thomas Mayer)

Longevity and Technological Change. Cege-Diskussionspapier, No. 213, 2014, (together with Klaus Prettner)

Demand Pull and Technological Flows within Innovation Systems: The Intra-European Evidence. University of Turin, Department of Economics Working Paper, 03/2013. (together with Cristiano Antonelli)