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Michael D. König is associate professor at the Department of Spatial Economics at VU Amsterdam. He is also a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Swiss Economic Institute (KOF). Prior to joining the VU Amsterdam he was a senior research associate at the University of Zurich, a visiting scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and the Department of Economics at Stanford University.

His research focuses on the economics of innovation and technical change, and how these affect and are being affect by networked relationships between various economic actors, ranging from individuals, firms, sectors to countries. His research combines both, theoretical as well as empirical methods, and he uses these methods to evaluate real world policy instruments.

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Keywords

  • social and economic networks
  • innovation
  • research & development (R&D)
  • diffusion
  • key players
  • conflict

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Innovation Business & Economics
Imitation Business & Economics
Graph theory Business & Economics
Innovation networks Business & Economics
Productivity Business & Economics
Network formation Business & Economics
Subsidies Business & Economics
Spillover Business & Economics

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Research Output 2008 2018

  • 10 Article
  • 5 Online publication or Website
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Working paper

Endogenous Technology Cycles in Dynamic R&D Networks

Konig, M. D. & Rogers, T., 2018, (Submitted)

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsiteAcademic

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Knowledge diffusion
Collaboration networks
Oscillation
Incumbents
Subsidies

How researcher rankings and research funding instruments can gain from information about co-authorship networks

Konig, M. D., Hsieh, C-S., Liu, X. & Zimmermann, C., 2018

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsiteAcademic

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Network formation
Substitute
Mergers
Subsidies
Complementarity

R&D Networks: Theory, Empirics and Policy Implications

Konig, M. D., Zenou, Y. & Liu, X., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Review of Economics and Statistics.

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empirics
subsidy
welfare
firm
production costs

Superstar Economists: Coauthorship networks and research output

Konig, M. D., Zimmermann, C., Liu, X. & Hsieh, C-S., 2018, (Submitted)

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Superstar
Economists
Co-authorship
Research output
Funding