Forschung, Veranstaltungen, Publikationen

Seminarreihe des Arbeitsbereichs Ökonomie am IOS

Zeit: Dienstag, 13.30–15.00 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS); vorerst online via Zoom, Link wird mit den Einladungen verschickt!

Forschungslabor: „Geschichte und Sozialanthropologie Südost‐ und Osteuropas“

Zeit: Donnerstag, 14–16 Uhr (Lehrstuhl) oder 16–18 Uhr (Graduiertenschule und Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus)
Ort: WiOS, Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 017)

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Curriculum Vitae


Contact Information:

Faculty of Business, Economics and Management Information Systems University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg Department of Economics, Institute for East and Southeast European Studies Landshuter Strasse 4, 93047 Regensburg, Germany


German (native), English (excellent), French and Russian (intermediate), Czech (basic)




Habilitation (Liberalisation, trade and convergence), University of Regensburg


Dr. oec. publ. (Ph.D., Economics; Product differentiation and the division of labour in international trade), University of Munich


Diploma (Russian Area Studies), University of Munich


Diploma (Economics), University of Bonn


M.A. (Economics), University of Kansas



2011 –

Professor of Economics, esp. Trade and Development of Central and Eastern Europe, University of Regensburg


Head of the Department of Economics, Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (until 2011: Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg)

2009 – 2011

Deputy Director, Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg

2003 – 2009

Senior Research Associate, Osteuropa-Institut München (since September 2007: Osteuropa-Institut Regensburg)

2003 – 2004

Member of the Advisory Group, German Advisory Group on Economic Reforms with the Government of Ukraine, Kyiv

2001 – 2003

First Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva

1992 – 1993

Principal Adviser to the Minister, Czech Ministry of Economy, Prague

1987 – 2001

Research Associate, Osteuropa-Institut München


Junior Research Associate, University of Bonn



  • International trade
  • Growth, technology and development
  • Institutional change and transition



  • United Nations
  • Presidential Administration, Parliament, Government and National Bank of Ukraine
  • Czech Ministry of Economy
  • German Federal Ministries of Economy and Finance
  • Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (German Government Development Bank)




Managing Editor of Economic Systems, published by Elsevier/North-Holland in collaboration with the European Assoc. for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)

Ad-hoc Journal Referee, inter alia for the European Economic Review, Journal of Comparative Economics, and Review of International Economics Referee for the Global Development Network of the World Bank, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GAČR), and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)



2013 - 2017

Research Grant, Bavarian Ministry of Science. Openness and institutional change: the case of the Rule of Law (with Herbert Küpper et al.) within the framework of the Bavarian Research Network ForChange.

2008 – 2010

Research Grant, German Science Foundation (DFG). The Balassa-Samuelson-Effect: An Inevitable Fact of Life? (with Jürgen Jerger, Joachim Möller, and Achim Schmillen)

2008 – 2009

Research Grant, German Science Foundation (DFG). Labour Market Effects of International Outsourcing: A Comparative Analysis with Micro-data (with Wolfram Schrettl)

2006 – 2007

Research Grant, Bavarian Ministry of Science. Technological Convergence by Integration? Implications of Product Variety for Technical Progress in the Enlarged EU (with Joachim Möller)

2003 – 2005

Research Grant, Bavarian Ministry of Science. Eastern EU Enlargement and EMU. Economic Development and Stability: A Risk Assessment (with Lutz Hoffmann and Roman Czech)

2003 – 2004

Consulting Grant of the German Federal Government: German Advisory Group on Economic Reforms with the Government of Ukraine (with Lutz Hoffman, Lorenz Schomerus et al.)

2001 – 2003

Research Grant, Bavarian Ministry of Science. Perspectives on Currency Relations between EMU and Central and East European EU Accession Countries

1992 – 1993

Expert Advisors Program Grant, Ford Foundation


Fellowship, International School of Economic Research, University of Siena, Italy

1985 – 1987

Graduate Fellowship, University of Munich and Volkswagen Foundation


Graduate Fellowship, Georgetown University (declined)

1981 – 1982

Graduate Scholarship, University of Kansas