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Vorträge der Wirtschaftsgeographie auf der 61. ERSA Konferenz in Pécs, Ungarn

Contributions to the 61st ERSA Conference in Pécs, Hungary

This year's ERSA conference with the title „Disparities in a Digitizing (Post-Covid) world“ took place in hybrid form. The first part of the conference was held online on August 22 and 23. For the second part of the conference, Rolf Sternberg, Lennard Stolz and Lukas Haefner traveled to Pécs (Hungary) to discuss current results from their research.

Lennard Stolz presented in "Not only an "urban event": on the determinants of rural entrepreneurship in Germany and the UK" results from the joint research with Rolf Sternberg, Christian Hundt and Neha Prashar (Aston/UK). Rolf Sternberg spoke on "Does access to digital infrastructure lead to a shift of digital new firms in favor of rural regions?", which which results from joint research with Christian Bergholz (Thünen-Institut Höxter), Johannes Bersch (ZEW Mannheim), Lena Füner (ZEW Mannheim) und Moritz Lubczyk (ZEW Mannheim). In his presentation "On the spatiality of digitalization: Migration of the highly-skilled and interregional disparities", Rolf Sternberg showed results from his collaboration with Louis Knüpling. In addition, Rolf Sternberg participated in a Roundtable Discussion on "Entrepreneurial Ecosystems" with his contribution on "Entrepreneurial eco-systems - strengths and weaknesses from a research perspective". Lukas Häfner presented his current research in "Regional digital competences and their role in shaping economic implications of digitalization".