The Research Group KIT/BETA


Chair in Economic Policy offers a strong research environment with other universities and institutions. The research group KIT/BETA is one of the scientific initiative between German and French universities. Chair in Economic Policy (KIT) and the Faculty of Economics and Management of University of Strasbourg (BETA) jointly organize workshops and conferences under the Helmholtz International Research Group. Thanks to diverse academic backgrounds of the members, the research group KIT/BETA maintains a well-functioning network and develops theoretical and empirical studies in the field of economics with a special focus on knowledge creation.

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On November 2-3, 2015 Ivan Savin and Vladimir Korzinov attended the 1st EAEPE – RA[X] Workshop and contributed with an interactive workshop on the topic "General purpose technologies as an emergent property – introduction and applications".

2019 BETA-KIT Spring Research Workshop on June 13, 2019  at KIT on 'Data in Science and Innovation - Revisiting the nature and the impact of information and knowledge flows'.

The workshop is going to take place at the 17th and 18th of october 2018 in Straßburg, France. More Information here.

On August 7th 2015 Ivan Savin will present ongoing research work on the topic "Pervasive enough? General Purpose Technologies as an Emergent Property"   within the 9th Jena Summer Academy on 'Innovation and Uncertainty'.

During 15th-19th of June Ingrid Ott and Vladimir Korzinov will discuss with other summer school participants the role of innovation for  growth and employment during the 9th Kiel Institute Summer School on Economic Policy.

Joint research project with Johannes Herrmann on "Evolution of the electricity market in Germany: Identifying policy implications by an agent-based model" has been accepted for presentation at the Annual Congress of the German Economic Association  to be held in Münster in September 2015.

On 1st of June 2015 Ivan Savin presented a work in progress titled "Replicator dynamics in value chains: explaining some puzzles of market selection" at the 2015 European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE) in Maastricht.

From May 2015 the KIT research group is a member of the the German Network for New Economic Dynamics (GENED), which united researchers from Germany working on the development and application of computational models of economic dynamics based on interacting heterogeneous agents. On 28-29th of September 2015 Ivan Savin and Vladimir Korzinov will attend the annual meeting of that network and present ongoing projects.

Ivan Savin joined the KIT/BETA group as a new postdoc.

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The Spring 2016 research workshop between KIT and the University of Strasbourg / BETA takes place on March 24th 2016 at the University of Strasbourg. The workshop schedule is available here.

The Spring 2017 research workshop between KIT and the University of Strasbourg / BETA takes place on March 21-22th, 2017 at the Karlsruher Institute of Technology. The workshop schedule is available here.


On July 13th 2015 a one day workshop of the KIT/BETA research group will take place. Among participants are  Ingrid Ott, Ivan Savin and Vladimir Korzinov (all from KIT) and Patrick Llerena, Robin Cowan, Andre Lorentz, Moritz Müller and Stefano Bianchini (all from BETA). The group will discuss ongoing research projects and plans for further activities.

The workshop organized by the University of Strasbourg  / BETA  and KIT took place on November 20th 2015  at the University of Strasbourg. The programme is available here.

The Winter 2016 research workshop between KIT and the University of Strasbourg / BETA takes place on October 19th 2016 at the University of Strasbourg. The workshop schedule is available here.

The Winter 2017 research workshop between KIT and the University of Strasbourg / BETA takes place on December 15th, 2017 at the University of Strasbourg. 

Winter 2019 BETA-Workshop in Economics of Science and Innovation at BETA Strasbourg, France