Dr. Vera Jahn

Dr. Vera Jahn

Office: Overbergstr. 17, 2nd floor, Room 2/09

Phone: +49 234 / 32 - 27 488

E-Mail:  ceit@rub.de

 

Dr. Vera Jahn is on maternity leave.

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Vera Jahn studied economics at the University Tübingen and worked at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IAW). After working as research assistant at Hochschule Ruhr West (HRW), she earned her PhD at Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg. From 2016 to 2018, she worked as postdoc researcher at Helmut Schmidt University with a stay as visiting researcher at Melbourne University. Since July 2018, Vera Jahn is assistant professor at the Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Transformation (CEIT). Her main research interests are the economics of innovation and migration as well as entrepreneurship with a particular focus on Mittelstand firms. Vera Jahn has published her research in established international journals such as Regional Studies and Economics Letters.

Publications

Working Papers

Jahn, V. and M. F. Steinhardt (2018): Immigration and New Firm Formation - Evidence from a Quasi-experimental Setting in Germany, Ruhr Economic Papers No. 787.

 

Articles in peer reviewed journals

Berlemann, M., V. Jahn und R. Lehmann (2019): The Regional and Sectoral Importance of the German Mittelstand. CESifo Forum 20, 47-48.

Jahn, V. (2018): The Importance of Owner-managed SMEs and Regional Apprenticeship Activity - Evidence from the German Mittelstand. Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 10 (8).

Jahn, V., & M. F. Steinhardt (2016): Innovation and Immigration – Insights from a Placement Policy. Economics Letters 146, 116-119.

Berlemann, M., & V. Jahn (2016): Regional Importance of Mittelstand Firms and Innovation Performance. Regional Studies 50 (11), 1819-1833.

Berlemann, M., & V. Jahn (2013): Relative Innovative Capacity of German Regions. Is East Germany Still Lagging Behind? CESifo Forum 14 (4), 42-50.

 

Articles in non-peer reviewed journals

Berlemann, M., V. Jahn und R. Lehmann (2019): Wie ist der Mittelstand in Deutschland verteilt? Eine Analyse mit Befragungsdaten, ifo Dresden berichtet 26 (1), 23-28.

Berlemann, Michael, Vera Jahn und Robert Lehmann (2018): Auswege aus dem Dilemma der empirischen Mittelstandsforschung, ifo Schnelldienst 71 (23), 22–28.

Berlemann, M., & V. Jahn (2014): Ist der deutsche Mittelstand tatsächlich ein Innovationsmotor? ifo Schnelldienst 67 (17), 22-28.

 

Studies

IAW, IAT, ISW Consult GbR. (2011): Gesundheitsstandort Baden-Württemberg: Stärken und außenwirtschaftliche Potenziale, Studie im Auftrag des Ministeriums für Finanzen und Wirtschaft Baden-Württemberg.

IAW, McKinsey & Company. (2010): Technologien, Tüftler und Talente. Wirtschaftliche und technologische Perspektiven der baden-württembergischen Landespolitik bis 2020, Studie im Auftrag des Staatsministeriums Baden-Württemberg.

IAW. (2010): Kooperation der Hochschulen im Bereich der Wirtschaftswissenschaften in der Metropolregion Stuttgart, Studie im Auftrag der IHK Reutlingen und der IHK Region Stuttgart.