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How has COVID-19 affected business investments in digital technology?

Larger companies in particular have increased their digital investments due to the pandemic. Image: Unsplash/Lukas Blazek

Pauline Bourgeon

Research Associate, LISER

Lutz Bellmann

Head of the Research Department “Establishments and Employment”, Professor of Labour Economics, Institute for Employment Research, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Christina Gathmann

Head of Labor Market Department, Luxembourg and Professor of Economics, Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)

Patrick Gleiser

Researcher, Institute for Employment Research

Christian Kagerl

PhD Student, Institute for Employment Research and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Eva Kleifgen

PhD Student, Institute for Employment Research and University of Maastr

Corinna König

PhD Student, Institute for Employment Research and University of Mannheim

Ute Leber

Senior Researcher, Institute for Employment Research

David Marguerit

Economist, LISER

Ludivine Martin

Research Scientist, LISER

Laura Pohlan

Senior Researcher, Institute for Employment Research

Duncan Roth

Senior Researcher, Institute for Employment Research

Malte Schierholz

Senior Researcher, Institute for Employment Research

Jens Stegmaier

Senior Researcher, Institute for Employment Research

Armin Aminian

Master's student, University of Bamberg

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