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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):

 

2020

 

academic placements

 
Becker, Anke   Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, USA  
       
Chen, Si   Assistant Professor, University of  Vienna, Austria  
       
Gräber, Thomas   Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, USA  
       
Heese, Carl   Assistant Professor, University of  Vienna, Austria  
       
Ignaszak, Marek   Assistant Professor, Goethe University, Frankfurt  
       
Kattwinkel, Deniz   Assistant Professor, University College London  
       
Knoepfle, Jan   Postdoc, Aalto University Helsiniki, Finnland  
       
Stans, Renske   Postdoc, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands  
       
Strang, Louis   Postdoc, University of Cologne  
       
    non academic (public sector)
 
Albert, Branislav   Research analyst, Central bank, Slovakia  
       
   

non academic (private sector)

 
Kulms, Marius   Reinsurance Actuary, Continentale Versicherungsverbund, Dortmund  
       
Speit, Andre   Ritzenhoefer & Company, Düsseldorf  
       
Wogrolly, Axel   Quantitative Risk Analyst, Raifeisenbank International, Vienna, Austria  
       

2019

 

academic placements

 
Kuvshinov, Dmitry   Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra  
       

 

 

non academic (public sector)

 
Kotidis, Antonios   Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.  
       
   

non academic (private sector)

 
Hofmeier, Jana   Associate at PwC in Financial Services, Düsseldorf  
       
Klein (geb. Fuchs), Saskia   Expert Investment Controller at METRO AG Düsseldorf  
       
Scherf, Robert   Associate at Matrix Economics, Boston, USA  
       
Schran, Felix   Senior Data Scientist at AXA, Köln  
       
       

2018

 

academic placements

 
Bobkova, Nina   Assistant Professor, European University Institute Florenz  
       
Gamp, Tobias   Postdoc, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin  
       
Graeber, Thomas   Postdoc, Harvard University  
       
Kosse, Fabian   Associate Professor, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich  
       
Mann, Katja   Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Bussiness School  
       
Ward, Felix   Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics Rotterdam  
       
   

non academic (public sector)

 
Hartung, Benjamin   European Central Bank  
       
Kocaata, Zeki   Economic Policy Consultant, OECD  
       
Vosen, Agnes   Fraunhofer-Zentrum f. Internat. Management & Wissensökonomie (IMW), Leipzig  
       

 

     

non academic (private sector)

 
Hols, Christopher   Strategy Consultant, Accenture  
       
Püttmann, Lukas   Consultant, McKinsey Analytics  
       
Walders, Fabian   Consultant, Ritzenhoefer & Company  
       
       

2017

 

academic placements

 
Conze, Maximilian
  Postdoctoral Researcher, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland  
       
Deimen, Inga   Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, USA  
       
Dong, Daxin   Assistant Professor, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China  
       
Knyazev, Dmitriy   Postdoc, Humboldt University Berlin  
       
Meier, Matthias   Junior Professor, Mannheim University  
       
Scherf, Robert   Research Associate, Harvard Business School, USA  
       
Willrodt, Jana   Postdoc, DICE, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf  
       
Wolf, Martin   Assistant Professor, University of Vienna, Austria  
       
   

non academic (public sector)

 
Herold, Jens Gerrit   Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung,
Statistisches Bundesamt (German Council of Economic Experts)
 
       
Scheer, Alexander   German Central Bank  
       
   

non academic (private sector)

 
Schickner, Benjamin   TWS Partners AG  
       
Sobott, Jonas   Consultant, Oliver Wyman  
       
       

2016

 

academic placements

 
Becker, Anke   Postdoc, Harvard, USA  
       
Chen, Bo   Assistant Professor, Wuhan University, China  
       
Cheng, Chunli   Postdoc, U Hamburg  
       
Deimen, Inga   Assistant Professor, Arizona  
       
Drerup, Tilman   Postdoc, Stanford, USA  
       
Enke, Benjamin   Assistant Professor, Harvard, USA  
       
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  
       
       

2013

 

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
 
       
Terstiege, Stefan   Assistant Professor, Maastricht  
       
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)  
       
       

2012

 

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  
       
       

2011

 

academic placements

 
Ebert, Sebastian   Professor, Frankfurt school of Finance & Management  
       
Goldlücke (geb. Ohlendorf), Susanne   Assistant Professor, U Mannheim (following placement: professor, U Konstanz)  
       
Herweg, Fabian   Assistant Professor, LMU Munich (following placement: professor, U Bayreuth)  
       
Seel, Christian   Associate Professor, Maastricht  
       
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  
       
       

2010

 

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  
       
Szech, Nora   Professor, Karlsruhe  
       
       

2009

 

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)  
       
Goldlücke, Susanne   Professor, Konstanz  
       
Herweg, Fabian   Professor, Bayreuth  
       
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  
       
Westkamp, Alexander   Associate Professor, Köln  
       
Wibral, Matthias   Associate Professor, Maastricht  
       
   

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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