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Axel Plünnecke


Head of Cluster Education, Immigration and Innovation

German Economic Institute

Twitter: @A_Pluennecke

  • Studies of economics at the University of Göttingen
  • Doctorate at the TU Braunschweig
  • Since 2003 at the IW
  • Main research interests: Economics of education, family economics, STEM labor force, immigration
  • Since 2010 also professor at the German Universities for Prevention and Health Management in Saarbrücken

Recent Publications

November 14, 2022

The Transatlantic Subnational Innovation Competitiveness Index

Innovation ecosystems are increasingly complex and diverse, but there are common markers of core strength. In this report, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, the German Economic Institute, the Institute for Competitiveness, and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute benchmark 96 states and regions across Germany, Italy, the United States, and Canada.

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