Bettina Becker

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Aston Business School

Bettina's research interests lie in the area of innovation, in particular open innovation, innovation diffusion, social innovation and innovation policy. She is also interested in the interface between innovation and entrepreneurship.

Contact Details

Email:[email protected]
Telephone:0121 204 3339

Research Themes

  • Business Growth

Biography

Bettina is a Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Aston Business School. Bettina holds a PhD in Economics from Birkbeck College at the University of London, an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a Dipl.-Volksw. (MA equivalent) in Economics from the University of Bonn, one year of which she studied at the University of Cambridge. Bettina’s research interests lie in the area of innovation, in particular open innovation, innovation diffusion, social innovation and innovation policy. She is also interested in the interface between innovation and entrepreneurship. Her research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Anglo-German Foundation, the German Research Foundation (DFG), the German Ministry of Finance, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the British Business Bank, and Innovate UK. Her work is published in international journals such as Regional Studies, Small Business Economics and International Journal of Finance and Economics. She has guest-edited a special issue in Economic Modelling and has experience as grant reviewer for the ESRC.

Research Paper

Public R&D policies and Private R&D investment:

ERC Research Paper No 23

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