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Experts - Contacts for economic policy expertise

Prof. Dr. Carsten Eckel

  • Effects of globalization on labor markets
  • Trade policy

Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr, Ph.D.

  • International competitiveness
  • Globalization and labor markets
  • European integration

Prof. Dr. Andreas Haufler

  • International taxation
  • Social security systems

Prof. Dr. Christian Holzner

  • Labor markets
  • Social security systems

Prof. Dr. Martin Kocher

  • Economic psychology
  • Incentive systems, teams, and organization of firms
  • Foundations of economic decision making
  • Economics of sports

Prof. Dr. Kai Konrad

  • Taxation
  • Public debt

Dr. Johannes Maier

  • Decisions under risk
  • Insurance
  • Cooperative Behavior

  • Russian financial crisis
  • Globalization
  • Eu eastern enlargement
  • European integration

Prof. Dr. Karen Pittel

  • Environment, climate, and resources
  • Growth and sustainability

Prof. Helmut Rainer, Ph.D.

  • Family economics
  • Population economics

Prof. Dr. Klaus Schmidt

  • Auctions
  • Privatization
  • Venture capital
  • Competition

Prof. Dr. Monika Schnitzer 

  • Transformation economies
  • Hurdles to competition
  • Multinational firms

Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Sinn 

  • EU enlargement
  • Tax reforms
  • Welfare State
  • Reform of the pension system
  • German reunification

Dr. Till Stowasser

  • Health Economics
  • Insurance Markets

Prof. Dr. Uwe Sunde

  • Population Economics
  • Growth and Development
  • Labor Markets
  • Democratization

Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch

  • International financial markets
  • Debt crisis
  • Public debt

Prof. Dr. Joachim Winter

  • Household panels
  • Savings and retirement provisions of households
  • Implications of demographic change

Prof. Dr. Ludger Wößmann

  • Economics of education

Prof. Dr. Timo Wollmershäuser

  • Monetary policy of the ECB

Dr. Sebastian Watzka

  • Monetary and fiscal policy
  • Financial crises
  • Unemployment
  • Business cycle analysis