Curriculum Vitae

Employment

Since 11/2011

Lecturer

Lecturer, Leipzig University, Institute for Economic Policy, Leipzig, Germany

06/2011–10/2011

Post-Doc

Max-Planck-Institute of Economics, Evolutionary Economics Group, Jena, Germany

Other Affiliations

Since 09/2012

Senior Fellow

Senior Fellow, Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues (IREF)

Education

May 2011

Ph.D. in Economics

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States
Dissertation title: Three Essays in Political Economy with Applications to the Hanseatic League
March 2007

M.A. in Economics,

University of Hamburg, Germany
Fall 2006

Visiting Fellow

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States
Fall 2005

Visiting Student

University Sorbonne-Panthéon Paris I, France

October 2004

M.A. in Business Administration

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Fall 2003

Visiting Student

University of Lausanne, Switzerland

March 2001

B.A. in Business Administration

University of Lüneburg , Germany

Research Fields

  • Political Economy
  • Institutional Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Economic History