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Philipp Böing

Senior Researcher, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research

Philipp Böing is an Associate Professor at the Goethe University Frankfurt and a Senior Researcher at the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany. In his research, he investigates the role of innovation incentives and the impact of innovation on firm performance and economic growth. His work is characterized by a combination of unique micro data, econometric analysis and empirical advances. He is particularly interested in policy evaluation, patent indicators, productivity, and import competition.

With a strong empirical focus on China and its global rise, Philipp Böing maintains a critical understanding of the data generating process and institutions in China. He has advised the World Bank, the OECD, and the German Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation, among others. He was an Assistant Professor at Peking University and a Taiwan Fellow at Academia Sinica. Currently he is a Research Affiliate with the IZA - Institute of Labor Economics and a Fellow with Tsinghua University.

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