Research

The Institute of Economics offers one half-time positions as research assistant, starting on October 1 for Economy and Society of the Middle East (Prof. Dr. Christine Binzel). Pursuing academic promotion (PhD) is possible in one of the chair's subject areas (development economics, economic histor...

Georgeta Auktor contributed to the IASS Policy Brief 4/2016, discussing recommendations to enhance Germany’s approach to supporting international energy transitions in North Africa and beyond. Sybille Roehrkasten, Rainer Quitzow, Georgeta Auktor, Kirsten Westphal (2016): Advancing an International Energy Transition Policy in North Africa and Beyond. IASS Policy Brief 4/2016. Potsdam: Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies.

Prof. Auktor contributed a chapter to the recently published book by Mike Young and Christine Esau, “Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management: Guidelines for policy excellence”. The aim of this book is to catalyze global interest in the pursuit of transformational cha...

In some urban agglomerations in Germany, housing rents increased significantly during the last years. In a contribution for ifo Schnelldienst, Andreas Mense shows with the examples of Cologne, Munich and Hamburg that the current price increases are mainly caused by low construction activity in the p...

In a recent article, Katrin Wölfel and Christoph Weber analysed the behaviour of the Federal Reserve System (Fed). The article will later be published in “Empirical Economics”. The online version of this article is already available under http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00181-016-1076-6. T...

Cristian R. Loza Adaui published a chapter dedicated to the situation of sustainable enterprises in Slovakia in the World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise – Volume 3: Europe edited by Wayne Visser, in collaboration with Anna Vallusova from the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (Slovakia). Th...