VPET and Innovation

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

"Innovation Effects and Knowledge Complementarities in a Diverse Research Landscape." Swiss Leading House "Economics of Education" Working Paper No.164, 2022 (first version 2020). By Patrick Lehnert, Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"Tertiary Education Expansion and Regional Firm Development." Regional Studies, (2022 forthcoming). By Tobias Schlegel, Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Working Paper version

"Fachhochschulen als Innovationstreiber." Die Volkswirtschaft, (2021)6: 46-47. By Curdin Pfister, Patrick Lehnert and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"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.

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

 "Proxying Economic Activity with Daytime Satellite Imagery: Filling Data Gaps Across Time and Space." Swiss Leading House "Economics of Education" Working Paper No. 165, 2021 (first version 2020). By Patrick Lehnert, Michael Niederberger, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Eric Bettinger.

"Regional innovation effects of applied research institutions." Research Policy, 50(2021)4. By Curdin Pfister, Miriam Koomen, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner. Open access version.

"Tertiary education expansion and task demand: Does a rising tide lift all boats?" Swiss Leading House "Economics of Education" Working Paper No. 154, 2021 (first version 2018). By Tobias Schultheiss, Curdin Pfister, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Ann-Sophie Gnehm.

"The Contribution of Vocational Education and Training to Innovation – The Case of Switzerland. Research and Innovation in Switzerland 2020." (2019). Zürich: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI. By Uschi Backes-Gellner and Curdin Pfister.

"The Heterogeneous Impacts of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Firm Location: Evidence from the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences." Swiss Leading House "Economics of Education" Working Paper No. 187, 2021. By Tobias Schlegel and Uschi Backes-Gellner. 

"Updated education curricula and accelerated technology diffusion in the workplace: Micro-evidence on the race between education and technology." Swiss Leading House "Economics of Education" Working Paper No. 173, 2021 (first version 2020). By Tobias Schultheiss and Uschi Backes-Gellner.

"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.

"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.

"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.