Research interests: Innovation Economics, Applied Econometrics, Strategy, and Industrial Organization
Current research projects:
 “Estimating the Local Average Treatment Effect of R&D Subsidies in a Pan-European Program” (with Dirk Czarnitzki, under submission)
 “Entry and Shakeout in Dynamic Oligopoly” (with Philipp Schmidt-Dengler and Yuya Takahashi)
 “Staged investments in innovation: A behavioral perspective on real options” (with Petra Andries, under submission)
 “Transgenerational control intentions and innovation expenditures: A behavioral decision model tested with German CIS data” (with Yannick Bammens and Petra Andries, Revise & Resubmit at Strategic Management Journal)
 “Public procurement as policy instrument for innovation” (with Dirk Czarnitzki and Nima Moshgbar)
 “Graphical Models of Causation”
Hünermund P. “Do Most Companies Even Try to Innovate Anymore?”. Harvard Business Review, hbr.org. 14 April 2017.
Hünermund P, Rammer C. “Konzentration der Innovationstätigkeit in Deutschland nimmt zu”. Oekonomenstimme.org. 21 February 2017.
Hünermund P, Licht G. “Die gemeinsame Programmierung in der europäischen Innovations- und Technologiepolitik”. Oekonomenstimme.org. 9 August 2016.
Hünermund P, Licht G. “Mehr Integration in der europäischen Forschungspolitik notwendig”. ZEW-Aktuell. 19 July 2016.
Hünermund P, Licht G. “Joint programming in European science and technology policy”. Voxeu.org. 8 July 2016.
Hünermund P. “Managing Innovation: Step-by-step approach rarely yields better performance”. Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting Blog. 12 September 2014.