For all publications, please go to the personal pages of the team members: Leopold von Thadden and Klaus Wälde.

Research on CoV-2 and Covid-19

Some team members developed a strong research interest in health economics and epidemiology as of March 2020. This resulted in a blog (in German), various publications and enormous media responses.

DAS GK -- Dynamic Aspects of Stress at Work --

The University started a Graduate Programme on stress and stress recovery. For more details, please see here. There are various workshops organized by this programme, one of which is here.

Press Coverage

The publication by Andrey Launov and Klaus Wälde on the Hartz IV labour market reform in Germany in the International Economic Review received quite some attention in the media. Please see here for examples:  Neues Deutschland, MBO Verlag (Aktuelle Nachrichten)Berliner Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Kölner Stadtanzeiger, e! Science News

Center for Emotional Economics

For more informations, please go to this Page

(in Economics, in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland)

This site allows you to compute your current quality index. As argued by Michael Graber, Andrey Launov and Klaus Wälde (2008), a quality index of 6 on the EER and 4 on the Top 5 scale is helpful to obtain a tenured position in 2011 as a professor in economics at a German-speaking university. An EER quality index of 6 means that a person has published papers which have a quality equivalent to 6 papers published in the EER. ...


For rankings at the national level concerning "Betriebswirtschaft" and "Volkswirtschaft", please see here