Doctoral Students

  • Afroza Alam; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Annika Backes; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Tommaso Bighelli; Doctoral thesis project: "Essays on Firms and Market Performance in the Global Economy"
  • Hannes Böhm; Doctoral thesis project: "The Role of Idiosyncratic an Systematic Bank Risks During the Euro Crisis - Do Monetary Policy and Political Reforms Matter?"
  • Richard Bräuer; Doctoral thesis project: "Firm Level Drivers of Productivity Growth"
  • Umur Cengiz; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • João Carlos Claudio; Doctoral thesis project: "Three Essays on Macroprudential Regulation and the Macroeconomy"
  • Jonathan Deist; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Sarah Fritz; Doctoral thesis project: "Evaluation of Subsidy Programmes"
  • Michael Ghisletti; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Alexandra Gutsch; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Mirja Hälbig; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Nils Torben Hollandt; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Lisa Hölscher; Doctoral thesis project: "Workforce Composition, Employment Prospects, and Wages in Newly Founded Firms"
  • Aleksandr Kazakov; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • William McShane; Doctoral thesis project: "The Competitive Effects of Financial Fragility"
  • Isabella Müller; Doctoral thesis project: "Trade Shocks and Financial Systems’ Resilience"
  • Georg Neuschäffer; Doctoral thesis project: "Productivity and Inequality"
  • Verena Plümpe; Doctoral thesis project: "Automation and Labour Market Outcomes"
  • Alexander Reifschneider; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Alessandro Sardone; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Christoph Schult; Doctoral thesis project: "The Role of Energy Markets and Expectations in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models"
  • Eleonora Sfrappini; Doctoral thesis project: "Essays in Financial Economics and Financial Stability”
  • Talina Sondershaus; Doctoral thesis project: "Unconventional Monetary Policy, Banks, and the Real Economy"
  • Ruben Staffa; Doctoral thesis project: "Developments During the Sovereign Debt Crisis: What Can We Learn from Textual Analysis?"
  • Moritz Stieglitz; Doctoral thesis project: "Essays on Banking and Financial Markets"
  • Konstantin Wagner; Doctoral thesis project: "Essays on Compensation, Wages and Human Capital"
  • Joschka Waibel; Doctoral thesis project: "Essays on Unethical Workplace Behaviour"
  • Anna Zherdeva; Doctoral thesis project: tba
  • Hua Zhou; Doctoral thesis project: tba

Spokesperson of Doctoral Students

IWH Mediator

Programme Manager

Programme Director

Completed Dissertations

  • Antonios Mavropoulos; "Individual Housing Decisions, Mortgage Supply and Housing Market Regulations"
  • Matthias Wieschemeyer; "The Effects of Market Integration Policies on Labor and Capital Mobility"
  • Eva Weigt; "The Impacts of Structural Change on Workers"
  • Jan-Christopher Scherer; "Aggregate Investment Behaviour under Endogenous Capital Adjustment Decisions"
  • Stefan Gießler; "Three Essays in Empirical Macroeconomics and Financial Markets"
  • Dmitri Bershadskyy; "Experimental Analysis of the Relationship between Institution Stability and Population Heterogeneity" (2020)
  • Matthias Mertens; "The Effects of International Product Market Competition and Demand on Firm Productivity and Labor Market Power" (2020)
  • Felix Pohle; "Essays on Quantitative Macroeconomics of Labour Markets"
  • Kirsten Schmidt; "Four Essays on Banking Regulation and Monetary Policy"
  • Aida Ćumurović; "Essays on Behavioral Economics"
  • Chris Becker; "Essays in Financial Market Intervention"
  • Simon Melch; "Essays on the Effects of Inter-Municipal Cooperation on Local Public Service Delivery"
  • Helge Littke; "Central Bank Transparency and Financial Market Interaction" (2019)
  • Oliver Rehbein; "The Effects of Natural and Social Catastrophes on Financial Markets and the Real Economy" (2018)
  • Geraldine Dany-Knedlik; "The Great Recession and Its Effects on Monetary Policy: From Policy Transmission to Target Dynamics" (2018)
  • Carola Müller; "Four Essays on Financial Stability and Competition with Heterogeneous Banks" (2018)
  • Thomas Krause; "Financial Stability and the Housing Market" (2018)
  • Konstantin Kiesel; "Preparing the Soil to Make Economic Growth Sustainable: Insights into Human Capital Environment and Policy Measures" (2017)
  • Frieder Kropfhäußer; "Four Essays on the Association between Anthropometrics and Labor Market Outcomes" (2017)
  • Matias Ossandon Busch; "Financial Globalization and Multinational Banks in Emerging Countries: The Latin American Experience" (2017)
  • Manuel Buchholz; "Essays on the Stability and Regulation of International Financial Markets" (2016)
  • Andrej Drygalla; "Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analyses in Estimated DSGE Models" (2016)
  • Gregor von Schweinitz; "Modelling Macroeconomic Risk: The Genesis of the European Debt Crisis" (2013)
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