Johanna Schnier

PhD Candidate

Johanna Schnier

PhD Candidate

Johanna Schnier joined KLU as a PhD candidate in September 2019. Her main research interest lies in innovation management. Specifically, she investigates how decision-makers assess innovative ideas, with a focus on potential evaluation biases that may arise. Her work is funded by the German Research Foundation (Project Title: “Idea evaluation in open, democratized innovation”). In the fall of 2021, she was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. She is supervised by Prof. Dr. Christina Raasch and Prof. Dr. Prisca Brosi.

Johanna holds degrees from the universities of Kiel (M.Sc. Economics) and Jena (B.Sc. in Economics & Business Administration, B.A. in Sociology). She was a research assistant at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy as well as the Max Planck Institute of Economics. Before joining KLU, she worked as a Data Scientist with TUI.

 

 

Academic Positions

2016-2018Research assistant at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, research areas “Knowledge Creation and Growth” and “Poverty Reduction, Equity and Development”, Germany
2012-2015Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute of Economics, research area “Strategic Interaction”, Jena, Germany

Professional Experiences

2018-
2019
Data Scientist at TUI InfoTec GmbH, Hannover, Germany
2015Internship in the Federal Foreign Office, Consulate General in Atlanta, U.S.
2013Internship at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Berlin, Germany

Education

since 2019PhD Candidate at the Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018Master of Science in Economics, Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
2015Bachelor of Science in Economics, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
2014Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
2014Semester study abroad at the University of Aberdeen, U.K.