Uwe Cantner is Professor of Economics and holds the chair of economics/microeconomics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany; he also is (part time) Professor of Economics at the Department of Marketing and Management (I2M group) of the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. He has degrees in economics (Wayne State University) and business administration (University of Augsburg); he received his PhD from the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich. His research interests include evolutionary economics, economics of innovation, industrial economics and dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation management as well as topics in productivity and efficiency analysis
Kurt Dopfer is Professor emeritus of Economics and Co-Director of the Institute of Economics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Post-doctoral studies at Harvard and Stanford University, Professor of Economics at International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, Research Fellow of Swiss National Science Foundation, Member of European Academy of Arts and Sciences. His research interest include topics in evolutionary economics, methodology, ontology of complex evolving economic system, behavioral and institutional approaches and the micro-meso-macro foundations of economics.
John Foster is Professor of Economics at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Fellow of the Academy of Social Science in Australia, Life Member of Clare Hall College, Cambridge, Director of the UQ Energy Economics and Management Group and past President of the International J.A. Schumpeter Society. He has degrees in Business (Coventry University) and Economics (University of Manchester); he received his PhD from the University of Manchester. His current research areas include: the macroeconomy as a complex adaptive system; evolutionary modeling of economic growth; the application of self-organization theory to statistical/econometric modeling in the presence of structural transition; the economics of innovation, the economics of renewable energy.
Andreas Pyka is Professor of Economics and holds the chair of innovation economics at the Business and Economics Faculty of the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. He has degrees in management sciences and economics (University of Augsburg) and he received his PhD from the University of Augsburg. His main fields of research are industrial dynamics, Neo-Schumpeterian Economics and innovation networks drawing on numerical approaches, in particular agent-based modeling.
Paolo Saviotti is Research Professor in the Grenoble unit of INRA, the National Institute of Agricultural Research of France, and in GREDEG CNRS in Sophia Antipolis. He holds degrees in Chemistry (PhD from McGill University) and in the social studies of science (University of Manchester). His main research interests have been the influence of innovation on long run patterns of economic evolution and the mechanisms by means of which firms and organizations create and use knowledge.
Bernd Ebersberger is an economist and management scholar. He is professor for innovation management at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. He obtained graduate degrees in management (University of Augsburg) and economics (Wayne State University, Detroit, US). He received his PhD from the University of Augsburg. His work focuses on innovation management, innovation systems, innovation strategies, entrepreneurship and the link between innovation and sustainability.
- Series Editor
- Uwe Cantner
- Kurt Dopfer
- John Foster
- Andreas Pyka
- Paolo Saviotti
- Bernd Ebersberger