After receiving his Ph.D. in Economics 1988 at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Prof. Kerber was Director of the Walter-Eucken-Institut in Freiburg (1991-1995), and Professor of Economics at the Ruhr-University Bochum (1995-1997). Since 1997, he has been Professor of Economics at the University of Marburg. He was twice Vice-Dean and Dean of the School of Business Administration and Economics (2002-2005, 2010-2013). He was Visiting Fellow at George Mason University (Fairfax, USA; 1992), University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, USA; 1999), Visiting Fellow (2006, 2014) and Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow (2009) at the Law Department of the European University Institute (Florence, Italy), and Hauser Global Fellow (2007) and Senior Global Research Fellow (2010) at New York University Law School (New York, USA).
Mr. Kerber’s fields of research include EU and International Competition Policy, Intellectual Property, Law and Economics and Institutional Economics, Evolutionary and Innovation Economics, European Integration, and Multi-Level Legal Systems. He is particularly interested in interdisciplinary research with lawyers and political scientists.
Economic Foundations of Innovation and Intellectual Property