Prof. Dr. Frank Müller-Langer

Professorship for Digital Transformation

Vice Dean & Faculty Council Member

Research Areas

  • Digital Economics
  • Data Economics
  • Innovation Economics
  • Law and Economics


Short CV

Prior to his appointment to the University of the Bundeswehr Munich, Prof. Müller-Langer worked in Seville as an economist at the Joint Research Centre of the EU Commission (Digital Economy Unit) and as a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. He was a visiting researcher at the renowned US universities UC Berkeley and Columbia as well as at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Today, Prof. Müller-Langer continues to be closely associated with the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition as an affiliated research fellow.

Mr. Müller-Langer holds a degree in economics and a degree business administration and was awarded a doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) from the Department of Economics at the University of Hamburg. In his research, he combines an interdisciplinary approach with an empirical research focus. His current research projects cover topics such as the digital transformation of the labour market (especially online labour market platforms), data markets (e.g., data platforms in the automotive industry), and the effects of digitization in science (especially Open Science, Open Access and Open Data).

Frank Müller-Langer is the author of numerous articles in renowned international journals. His works cover a broad range of topics and have received several international awards and funding, e.g., from the Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues (Best Paper Award), the Sloan Foundation, the Tilburg Law and Economics Center and the German Research Foundation. He is currently working on a study on gender wage gaps in online labour markets.

Where to find me:

Prof. Dr. Frank Müller-Langer

Building: 161 Room 0113
Tel.: +49-(0)89/6004-3161
Fax.: +49-(0)89/6004-2262

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Prof. Dr. Frank Müller-Langer (Building: 161 Room 0113) Prof. Dr. Frank Müller-Langer (Building: 161 Room 0113)


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