Professor Ufuk Akcigit, PhD
Head of the Research Group The Economic Gap between East and West Germany
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association
Professor of Economics
University of Chicago
- economic growth
- firm dynamics
Ufuk Akcigit, winner of the Max-Planck-Humboldt Research Award, joined the institute as a Research Professor in January 2020. His research focuses on macroeconomics, economic growth, firm dynamics, innovation, and entrepreneurship.