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Our alumni have obtained prestigious positions at universities in the U.S. (e.g., Harvard, Berkeley, Penn, UCLA, Michigan, Minnesota), in Europe (e.g., University College London, Pompeu Fabra, Tilburg, Carlos III, Stockholm, Zurich) and in Germany (e.g., Mannheim, Munich, Berlin, Cologne). In addition, many now work in the non-academic sector (e.g., European Central Bank, German Central Bank, Bank of England, U.S. Federal Reserve Board, McKinsey, Boston Consulting).

Here is a chronological overview (following placements are given if known):

2016                            academic placements
Becker, Anke   Postdoc, Harvard, USA
Chen, Bo   Assistant professor, Wuhan University, China
Cheng, Chunli   Postdoc, U Hamburg
Drerup, Tilman   Postdoc, Stanford, USA
Enke, Benjamin   Assistant Professor, Harvard, USA
Gamp, Tobias   Postdoc, University College London
Hansen, Emanuel   Assistant Professor, U Köln
Hillenbrand, Adrian   Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Research of Collective Goods, Bonn
Kleiner, Andreas   Assistant Professor, Arizona State U, USA
Lütticke, Ralph   Assistant Professor, University College London, UK
Salish, Mirjam   Visiting Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Salish, Nazarii   Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Schilling, Linda   Assistant Professor, U Utrecht
Schwerter, Frederick   Assistant Professor, U Köln
    non academic (public sector)
Kirsch, Florian   Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung,
Statistisches Bundesamt (German Council of Economic Experts)
Luck, Stephan   Federal Reserve Board, Washington DC
    non academic (private sector)
Aigner, Rafael   Consultant for DIW Econ, Berlin
Herbst, Holger   McKinsey & Company


2015                            academic placements
Cakici, Meral   Assistant Professor, U Piri Reis Istanbul, Turkey

Müller, Daniel

  Professor, Julius-Maximilians-U Würzburg
Roesler, Anne-Katrin   Research Associate, Northwestern U (following 2016: Assistant Professor, U Michigan)
Terstiege, Stefan   Assistant Professor, U Maastricht
Wibral, Matthias   Associate Professor, U Maastricht
    non academic (public sector)
Grodecka, Anna   Swedish Riksbank, Stockholm
Hacioglu, Sinem   Bank of England
Pham-Dao, Lien   Forschungsdaten- und Servicezentrum, Deutsche Bundesbank (Research Data and Service Centre, German Central Bank)
    non academic (private sector)
Bergerhoff, Jan   EXIST start-up stipend, financed by the BMWi (German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Nebeling, Thomas   Consultant, Allolio & Konrad 


2014                           academic placements
Bierbrauer, Christoph   Cologne Business School
Dizdar, Deniz   Assistant Professor, U Montréal, Canada
Fels, Markus Peter   Postdoc, KIT Karlsruhe
Hilpert, Christian   Postdoc, U Hamburg
Wellschmied, Felix   Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
    non academic (public sector)
Behn, Markus   European Central Bank 
Esser, Andreas   German Central Bank
Frackenpohl, Gerrit   Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
Uzelac, Filip   Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
    non academic (private sector)

Dahremöller, Carsten


Deutsche Postbank AG


  academic placements
Ebert, Sebastian   Assistant Professor, U Tilburg
Göller, Daniel   Associate Professor, U of Agder, Norway
Strack, Philipp   Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
Microsoft Research, Boston
Westkamp, Alexander   Assistant Professor, U Maastricht (following placement: Associate Professor, U Cologne)
Zimmermann, Florian   Postdoc, U Zurich
    non academic (public sector)
Becker, Anke   Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Authority)
Decker, Thomas   Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
In addition: Visiting lecturer at University of Duisburg-Essen
Hürtgen, Patrick   Economist at the Research Center of the German Central Bank
Mirza, Harun   European Central Bank
Roling, Christoph   German Central Bank
Rühmkorf, Roland   European Central Bank
    non academic (private sector)

Tjaden, Volker


Consultant, Simon-Kucher & Partners (following placement: Project Manager at Blue Yonder, Germany)


  academic placements
Born, Benjamin   Associate Professor, U Mannheim (following placement: Professor, Bonn University)
Kranz, Sebastian   Assistant Professor, U Ulm (following placement 2014: Professor, U Ulm)
Lang, Matthias   Postdoc, HU Berlin (following placement: Assistant Professor, Free University Berlin)
Pfeifer, Johannes   Assistant professor, U Tübingen (following placement: Assistant Professor, U Mannheim)
Pönitzsch, Gert   Research Associate, Kiel Insitute for the World Economy (following placement: Research Associate, U Heidelberg)
Schwerhoff, Gregor   Postdoc, Potsdam Insitute for Climate Impact Research
Seel, Christian  

Assistant Professor, U Maastricht

Szech, Nora   Professor, U Bamberg (following placement: Professor, Karlsruhe Insitute of Technology)
    non academic (private sector)

Ewers, Mara


Insitut der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Cologne

Gider, Jasmin   KPMG Corporate Finance Inc. (following placement: Postdoc, U Bonn)
Homm Ulrich   Risk Management, Talanx AG
Kurka, Stephan   Ernst & Young


  academic placements
Goldlücke (geb. Ohlendorf), Susanne   Assistant Professor, U Mannheim (following placement: professor, U Konstanz)
Herweg, Fabian   Assistant Professor, LMU Munich (following placement: professor, U Bayreuth)
Seithe, Mirco   Postdoc, Fraunhofer Institute
Sorge, Marco Maria   Postdoc, U Salerno, Italy (following placements: postdoc, University of Napole/Federico II, Italy; 2014: assistant professor, U Göttingen)
Westheide, Christian   Assistant Professor, U Mannheim
    non academic (public sector)
Buzaushina, Almira   German Central Bank (following placement: International Monetary Fund (IMF))
Peter, Alexandra   International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Tenhofen, Jörn   German Central Bank
    non academic (private sector)
Ding, Wei  

Global Procurement Strategy, Robert Bosch

Lehmann, Stefanie   Consultant, Boston Consulting Group
Parys, Juliane   Mc Kinsey & Company
Rieck, Thomas   Global Transfer Pricing Service, KPMG


  academic placements
Mierendorff, Konrad   Senior Research Associate, U Zurich (following placement: Assistant Professor, University College London)
    non academic (public sector)
Schlusche, Bernd   Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    non academic (private sector)

Cadena Ibarra, Juan Marcelo


Asset Management Advisory, Ernst & Young

Koch, Stefan   Mc Kinsey & Company


  academic placements
Altmann, Steffen   Postdoc, Insitute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn (following placements: Senior Research Associate, IZA and Associate Professor, U Copenhagen 2014)
Balleer, Almut   Assistant Professor, U Stockholm (following placement: Professor RWTH Aachen)
Georganas, Sotiris   Postdoc, Ohio State University (following placement: Lecturer, U of London)
Schulze, Klaas   Postdoc, U Toronto (following placement: Postdoc McMaster University; Postdoc, Swiss Finance Institute)
Weinschenk, Philipp   Research Fellow, Max Planck Insitute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn
    non academic (public sector)
Marklein, Felix   Federal Ministry of Finance
Sonntag, Marcus   German Central Bank
    non academic (private sector)

Engelage, Daniel


Associate, KDB Krall Demmel business Consulting GmbH (following placement: consultant, TNP True North Partners, London)

Hengelbrock, Jördis   Consultant, Oliver Wyman GmbH (following placement: analyst, Sal. Oppenheim)
Junker, Simon   Economist, Commerzbank (following placement: research associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW))
Matzke, Christiane   Boston Consulting Group

 Further information on placements before 2009 are available here.





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