Prof. Dr. Dirk Dohse


Topics: Growth, Digitalization, Innovation and Competition, China


Main research interests

  • Technology Policy
  • Regional Development
  • Internationalization of Research and Development
  • Innovation and Structural Change
  • Industrialized and Emerging Economies

Dirk Christian Dohse studied economics at the Universities of Hamburg and Kiel and received a doctorate degree from Kiel University. He holds a position as Senior Economist and Head of Research Center Innovation and International Competition at the Kiel Institute. He has served as an expert advisor to the EU commission, the International Monetary Fund, the German Federal Research Ministry and various other national and international organizations. Former positions include an assistant professorship at Kiel University and the position of a program coordinator International Economics and International Economic Policy at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Other Functions and Services to the Scientific Community

Research Grants (examples)

  • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, grant number 03INTBF01B;
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, grant number DO 1401/1-2; 
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, grant number DO 1401/1-1;
  • European Commission, FP7 grant number 290647 (as part of a larger consortium);
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, grant number 153480.