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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):

 

2018

 

academic placements

Bobkova, Nina

 

Assistant Professor, European University Institute Florenz

Chen, Yao

 

Assistant Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Ward, Felix

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics Rotterdam

 

 

 

 

     

non academic (private sector)

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

 

Assistant 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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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)

 

 

 

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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