Senior Advisor to the President, Presidential Department
The Kiel Institute for the World Economy,
Current Fields of Specialization:
Employment Policies, Labour Economics, Reform of the Welfare Society
Projects: Unemployment Accounts, Employment Subsidies, Flexicurity
10/2004 - 09/2008
Research Economist and Teaching Assistant, Chair of Economic Theory at the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel,
01/2000 – 04/2000
Internship with Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, in Global Corporate Finance, MidCaps, in Frankfurt am Main.
03/1999 – 04/1999
Practical training in marketing and management at Panzeri Diffusion, Varese, Italy, via the European programme EuroModuli.
08/1998 – 10/1998, 03/1998 – 04/1998
Working student at the Stadtsparkasse Dortmund in the online banking department.
01/1997 – 08/1997
Consultant at the Stadtsparkasse Dortmund
08/1994 – 01/1997
Trainee banker at the Stadtsparkasse Dortmund (savings bank of Dortmund); apprenticeship diploma as bank salesman.
10/2004 - 10/2009
International Ph. D. Programme in Quantitative Economics at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, received title: Dr. sc. pol. with summa cum laude.
08/2003 – 05/2004
Advanced Studies Programme in Economic Policy Research at the Kiel Institute for he World Economy
05/2000 – 06/2003
Diploma in Business Administration, University of Passau.
09/1999 – 12/1999
University College Dublin, Bachelor of Commerce course via the Erasmus programme.
10/1997 – 08/1999
Foundation studies in the degree course in Business Administration, University of Passau.
European Economic Association Travel Grant for the EEA Conference in Budapest 2007.
Deutsche Bundesbank presentation grant for the Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2006.
Handelsblatt Fellow for the Lindau Nobel Laureates’ 2nd Meeting in Economic Sciences 2006.
Erasmus Scholarship 1999.
German (mother language), English and Italian (spoken and written fluently). Spanish (beginner)
MS-Window, MS-Office, Scientific Workplace, E-Views, RATS, Mathematica, GAMS, MatLab, Dynare
10/2000 – 09/2001
Chairman of the support district Passau of the Eberle-Butschkau-Foundation, Savings Banks’ Organisation.
05/1998 – 06/2003
Active member in the Eberle-Butschkau-Foundation, Savings Banks’ Organisation; support district Passau