Innovation, VET and UAS

(Innovation, Vocational Education and Training and Universities of Applied Sciences)

"Regional innovation effects of applied research institutions." Research Policy, 50(2021). By Curdin Pfister, Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Open access version.

"The Contribution of Vocational Education and Training to Innovation – The Case of Switzerland." In: SERI. Research and Innovation in Switzerland 2020. Zürich: Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, 1-93. By Uschi Backes-Gellner and Curdin Pfister.

 "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. Open access under LH Working Paper 141.

"Do education updates bring new technologies into jobs? Evidence from linking text-data sources." Swiss Leading House Working Paper No. 173, 2020. By Tobias Schultheiss and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"Proxying Economic Activity with Daytime Satellite Imagery: Filling Data Gaps Across Time and Space." Swiss Leading House Working Paper No. 165, 2020. By Patrick Lehnert, Michael Niederberger and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"Knowledge Complementarities and Patenting: Do New Universities of Applied Sciences Foster Regional Innovation?" Swiss Leading House Working Paper No. 164, 2020. By Patrick Lehnert, Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"Heterogeneous Regional Innovation Spillovers of Universities of Applied Sciences." Swiss Leading House Working Paper No. 161, 2020 (first version 2019). By Tobias Schlegel, Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"Tertiary education expansion and task demand: Does a rising tide lift all boats?" Swiss Leading House Working Paper No. 154, 2019 (first version 2018). By Tobias Schultheiss, Curdin Pfister, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Ann-Sophie Gnehm.

"Combining knowledge stock and knowledge flow to generate superior incremental innovation performance – Evidence from Swiss manufacturing." Journal of Business Research, 94(2019): 209-222. By Christian Rupietta and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Open access under LH Working Paper 89.

"How firms’ participation in apprenticeship training fosters knowledge diffusion and innovation." Journal of Business Economics, 89(2019)5: 569-597. By Christian Rupietta and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Open access under LH Working Paper 74.

"How hybrid change agents moderate innovation complementarities." Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings, (2018). By Christian Rupietta, Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Open access under LH Working Paper 145.

"Layers of co-existing innovation systems." Research Policy, 44(2015)4: 888-910. By Johannes Meuer, Christian Rupietta and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Open access under LH Working Paper 105.