Dr. Alina Sorgner

as

Room 5.33
Phone: +49 (0)3641 943 228
Fax: +49 (0)3641 943 232
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Please visit my external homepage for an updated version of my CV, the list of publications, realized projects, and teaching experience.

Main fields of research

  • Determinants of Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment
  • Returns to entrepreneurship
  • Psychology of entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship in transitional economies

CURRICULUM VITAE


2016 Visiting assistant professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
Since 2013

Research associate (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change, School of Economics and Business Administration, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

Since 2013 Research fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin, Germany
2012 Research Fellow at the research training group "Post-Growth Societies" [Forschungskolleg Postwachstumsgesellschaften] at the University of Jena .
2011 Research associate (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung e.V.), Department "Innovation, Manufacturing, Services"
2008 - 2012
Research associate at the Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change at the University of Jena and the collaborative research center 580 (SFB 580)
since 2008

Member of the DFG Graduate School - The Economics of Innovative Change

2007 - 2008

Corporate finance specialist in CJSC ALOR INVEST, Moscow, Russia

2002 - 2007


Studies of mathematical methods in economics at Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (Technical University). Diploma in mathematical economics (with distinction).

selected Publications

  • Why did self-employment increase so strongly in Germany? Forthcoming in Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. (with Michael Fritsch and Alexander Kritikos)
  • Non-cognitive skills, Occupational Choices, and Entrepreneurship: An Empirical analysis of Entrepreneurs’ Career Choices (2015). International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Small Business, 25(2), 208-230.
  • Wandel und Persistenz: Die Entwicklung der Wirtschaft in Ostdeutschland nach der Wiedervereinigung. Gesellschaft. Wirtschaft. Politik. 64 (2015), H. 2. (with Michael Fritsch and Michael Wyrwich)
  • Entrepreneurship and Creative Professions - A Micro-Level Analysis, in: Rolf Sternberg and Gerhard Krauss (eds.): Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Creativity, Cheltenham, Elgar (with Michael Fritsch).
  • How Much of a Socialist Legacy? The Re-emergence of Entrepreneurship in the East German Transformation to a Market Economy (2013), Small Business Economics (with Michael Fritsch, Elisabeth Bublitz, and Michael Wyrwich).
  • Self-Employment After Socialism: Intergenerational Links, Entrepreneurial Values, and Human Capital (2012), International Journal of Developmental Science, 6, 167-175. (with Michael Fritsch)
  • Die regionale Kultur unternehmerischer Selbständigkeit im Transformationsprozess. In Best, Heinrich und Everhard Holtmann (Hrsg.): Aufbruch der entsicherten Gesellschaft - Deutschland unterwegs nach der Einigung [The regional culture of entrepreneurial self-employment during the transformation process] (with Michael Fritsch, Elisabeth Bublitz, Yvonne Schindele, and Michael Wyrwich).
  •  Berufstätigkeit und Entrepreneurial Choice – Welchen Einfluss hat die Berufstätigkeit auf die Entscheidung zur unternehmerischen Selbständigkeit? In Köhler, Christoph und Alexandra Krause (Hrsg.): Arbeit als Ware? Zur Theorie flexibler Arbeitsmärkte, Bielefeld: transcript, 2012. [Occupations and entrepreneurial choice – how does the occupation influence the decision to become self-employed?] (with Michael Fritsch and Elisabeth Bublitz).
  • Selbständigkeit in Deutschland: Der Trend zeigt seit langem nach oben, in DIW Wochenbericht, #4-2012 (with Michael Fritsch and Alexander Kritikos) Berlin, 2012.
  • Item "Von (fast) Null auf Hundert: Selbstständigkeit nach der Wiedervereinigung" within the dossiers “Lange Wege der Deutschen Einheit“ der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (with Michael Fritsch, Michael Wyrwich and Yvonne Schindele), Jena, 2011.
  • Gründung und Selbständigkeit“, in „Die Welt in Zahlen 2011, brand eins Verlag, Hamburg, 2010 (with Alexander Kritikos and Michael Fritsch)  

Teaching

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Studies in Entrepreneurship
  • Advances in Entrepreneurship Research: Economic and Psychological Perspectives
  • Übung "Markt, Wettbewerb, Regulierung"
  • Regional Development
 

CONTACT / KONTAKT

 

ADDRESS / ANSCHRIFT

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Lehrstuhl für Unternehmens-
entwicklung, Innovation und
wirtschaftlichen Wandel
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3
D-07743 Jena

 

SECRETARIAT / SEKRETARIAT

Anja Ladig
Room 5.11

Phone: +49 (0)3641 9-43 230
Fax: +49 (0)3641 9-43 232
E-Mail: uiw.wiwi@uni-jena.de