Prof. Dr. Hanna Hottenrott

Academic Career and Research Areas

Hanna Hottenrott’s main field of research is innovation economics. Her research examines the innovation policy, science policy and the economics of technological change.

She holds an advanced degree in economics from the University of Heidelberg and obtained a PhD in applied economics from KU Leuven (Belgium) in 2010. At KU Leuven she was affiliated with the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation and worked on topics relating to the financing of research and development (R&D) in the business sector. After graduating she was awarded a fellowship from the Flemish Science Foundation (FWO) and investigated questions related to R&D and innovation subsidies. In 2013 she accepted an assistant professorship at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) of the University of Düsseldorf before joining TUM School of Management in May 2016. She was appointed University Professor of Economics of Innovation in March 2022.

Awards

  • TUM School of Management Supervisory Award 2018 for excellent supervisions of PhD students (2018)
  • Flemish Science Foundation (FWO) Fellowship Award (2010)

Hottenrott, Hanna; Richstein, Robert: “Start-up Subsidies: Does the Policy Tool Matter?”. Research Policy. 2020; 49(1): 103888.

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Hottenrott, Hanna; Lins, Elmar; Lutz, Eva: “Public Subsidies and New Ventures’ Use of Bank Loans”. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 2018; 27(8): 786-808.

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Fudickar, Roman; Hottenrott, Hanna; Lawson, Cornelia: “What’s the Price of Academic Consulting? Effects of Public and Private Sector Consulting on Academic Research”. Industrial and Corporate Change. 2018; 27(4): 699–722.

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Hottenrott, Hanna; Lawson, Cornelia: “Fishing for Complementarities: Research Grants and Research Productivity”. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 2017; 51(1): 1-38.

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Hottenrott, Hanna; Lopes-Bento, Cindy; Veugelers, Reinhilde: “Direct and Cross-Scheme Effects in a Research and Development Subsidy Program”. Research Policy. 2017; 46(6): 1118-1132.

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