At the University of Göttingen, Stefan Keitel studied Economics as a Bachelor student and later achieved his Master’s degree in International Economics specializing in Development Economics. After travelling through North and Central America for over a year he started working as a doctoral researcher at the Chair of Innovation Economics at the TU Berlin in April 2013. Since July 2013 he had an additional part-time position at the HIIG.

Stefan Keitel will be conducting econometric analysis of the direct effect of online-platforms of companies on their innovation intensity and success.