• Research focuses

    • Financial Market Research
    • Financial Statistics and Econometrics
    • International Finance
  • Education

    12/2000
    Venia Legendi in Economics. Topic: "Exchange-Rate and Interest-Rate Dynamics Prior to Switching Monetary Regimes" (in German)
    03/1993
    Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, Faculty of Statistics, University of Dortmund (TU). Topic: "The Lorenz-Ordering of Income Distributions" (in German)
    10/1990
    Diploma in Statistics, University of Dortmund (TU)
    10/1985- 10/1990
    Studies of Statistics, University of Dortmund (TU)
  • Positions

    since 09/2002
    Full Professor of Economics, Head of the Chair "Empirical Economics", University of Münster
    01/2001- 08/2002
    Visiting Researcher at the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)
    11/1994- 10/2000
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Hamburg
    12/1990- 10/1994
    Statistician and System Analyst in the Private Sector