Professor Storz’s research examines how innovation is affected by different organizational and institutional contexts. Her research focuses on cross-national analysis and uses mainly data from Japan, China, Germany and the U.S. Particularly, she is interested in innovation within new industries, in human resource management and entrepreneurship.
Cornelia Storz’s research has been published in leading innovation and business journals. She is co-author of Institutional Diversity and Innovation (Routledge, 2011) and co-editor of Institutional Variety in East Asia (Edward Elgar, 2011). She is also co-editor of two recent special issues, the Socio Economic Review on “Asian Capitalism” and of Research Policy on “Path Dependence and Emergence of New Industries” both being published in 2013/2014.
Her research has been sponsored by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Volkswagen Foundation, the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). She has been invited as guest researcher to the Stanford Graduate Business School, the University of Tokyo, the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training, the RIETI at METI, and the Hitotsubashi University. She is co-organiser of the SASE network “Asian Capitalisms” and member of executive committee of the European Research Network EJARN, based at the Stockholm Schools of Economics.