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Jan Büchel

Jan Büchel

Economist for data economy

Tel: +49 221 4981-415
  • At the IW since 2020
  • Bachelor studies in Economics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Master's degree in Economics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Research interests: Digitization, Platform Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Data Sharing and Games.

IW Publications

Büchel, Jan / Klös, Hans-Peter, 2022, Metaverse. Hype oder “next big thing”?, IW-Report, Nr. 42, Köln
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Jan Büchel / Barbara Engels, 2022, Datenbewirtschaftung von Unternehmen in Deutschland, in: IW-Trends, 49. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 73-90
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External Publications

Büchel, Jan / Engels, Barbara, 2022, The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy, in: European Liberal Forum (Hg.), Decoding EU Digital Strategic Autonomy. Sectors, Issues, and Partners, Techno-Politics Series, No.1, S. 13-18
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More from Jan Büchel

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Hype or "next big thing"?
IW-Report No. 42 24. August 2022

Metaverse: Hype or "next big thing"?

Jan Büchel / Hans-Peter Klös

Not only since the Facebook group renamed itself Meta in October 2021 has the topic of metaverse gained substantial importance. Experiences due to the corona pandemic have also spurred digital applications to a great extent.

IW

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The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy
External Publication 4. July 2022

The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy

Jan Büchel / Barbara Engels in European Liberal Forum

European companies need to have the ability to store, process, use, and share data securely and autonomously, for example by using cloud services based on agreed quality standards, values, and legislation.

IW

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An Empirical Stocktaking
IW-Trends No. 1 19. April 2022

Data Management by Companies in Germany: An Empirical Stocktaking

Jan Büchel / Barbara Engels

Companies that exploit their own data can use it to analyse and improve their business processes and thus improve their results. Firms can also benefit from using data jointly with other companies.

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An Analysis of Gatekeepers and Regulations
IW-Policy Paper No. 26 7. December 2020

Competition in the Digital Economy: An Analysis of Gatekeepers and Regulations

Jan Büchel / Christian Rusche

The Digital Age saw the rise of several rapidly growing digital platforms with substantial market shares. Europe is a large target market for these globally operating platforms, although the majority of the most successful platforms come from the USA or Asia.

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