Curriculum Vitae

Employment

Since 03/2021

Manager

PD – Berater der öffentlichen Hand GmbH

11/2011-02/2021

Lecturer

Institute for Economic Policy, Leipzig University

06/2011–10/2011

Postdoc

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

Other Affiliations

Since 03/2021

Academic Advisor

Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues

Since 12/2017

Columnist

Schweizer Monat

09/2012-02/2021

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
  • Public Finance
  • Economic Policy