Chair in Economic Policy

M. Sc. Fenja Scheu

  • KIT Campus Süd,

    Geb. 01.87 - 5. OG

    Rüppurrer Str. 1a, Haus B

    76137 Karlsruhe

Research Interests

  • Measurement of innovation based on e.g. patents or trademarks
  • Prediction of the interplay of technological progress and social change
  • Technological focus on robotics and artificial intelligence

Talks and Presentations

Projects and Collaborations

  • Project partnership with BETA, Strasbourg, France
  • Research collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA as part of the DAAD KHYS International Collaboration Package. Research stay from October 26th, 2018 until November 10th, 2018.


  • Economics 2: Macroeconomics (Exercise) in summer term 2018
  • Basic Principles of Economic Policy (Exercise) in summer term 2019
  • Seminar "Data-driven Innovation and Science Communication" in winter term 2019-20
  • Basic Principles of Economic Policy (Exercise) in summer term 2020

Awards and Prizes

Awards and Prizes
Title Date Publisher

03/2018 - 02/2019

Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft


SEW-Eurodrive Stiftung

10/2019 - 09/2020

Stifterverband, Universität Bremen

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2019: PhD student at Bureau d'Économie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA), University of Strasbourg, France
  • since 2018: PhD student and research assistant at the Chair in Economic Policy, Institute of Economics (ECON), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2017-2018: Master thesis at the Chair in Economic Policy with the title: "Service robotics - outcome and driver of economic transformation"
  • 2014-2018: Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management at KIT and Linköping University (LIU), Sweden as part of the double degree program of KIT and LIU
  • 2011-2014: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management at KIT

Voluntary Work

  • Trainer und Organisator für ESTIEM Lean Six Sigma Trainings in Karlsruhe