Publications

The ten latest publications of our chair

The value of specific skills under shock: High risks and high returns. Labour Economics, 78(2022) (first published online 25.05.2022). By Christian Eggenberger, Simon Janssen and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working paper version

Innovation Effects of Universities of Applied Sciences: an Assessment of Regional Heterogeneity. The Journal of Technology Transfer, 47(2022): 63-118 (first published online 05.02.2021). By Tobias Schlegel, Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version

Tertiary Education Expansion and Regional Firm Development. Regional Studies, (first published online 07.02.2022). By Tobias Schlegel, Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version

The Contribution of Vocational Education and Training to Innovation and Growth. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, (2021). By Uschi Backes-Gellner and Patrick Lehnert. Working Paper version

How do apprentices moderate the influence of organizational innovation on the technological innovation process? Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 13(2021)1. By Christian Rupietta, Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version

Do Preferences and Biases predict Life Outcomes? Evidence from Education and Labor Market Entry Decisions. European Economic Review, 134(2021) (first published online 10.03.2021). By Uschi Backes-Gellner, Holger Herz, Michael Kosfeld and Yvonne Oswald. Working Paper version

Regional Innovation Effects of Applied Research Institutions. Research Policy, 50(2021)4. By Curdin Pfister, Miriam Koomen, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version

Educational diversity and individual pay: The advantages of combining academic and VET graduates in the workplace. Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 12(2020): 1-21. By Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version

Girls' preferences for STEM and the effects of classroom gender composition: new evidence from a natural experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 178(2020): 102-123. By Damiano Pregaldini, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Gerald Eisenkopf. Working Paper version

Employment of R&D personnel after an educational supply shock: Effects of the introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Labour Economics, 66(2020). By Patrick Lehnert, Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version